Seeking Energy Simulation Help for Open Source LEED Platinum City Center Designs


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
One Community City Center
Open Source City Center:


We are seeking someone to help us complete a building energy simulation for this structure:

The right person for this work-from-home volunteer position should understand the requirements for certification of projects through the USGBC LEED rating programs and have specific expertise in Energy Performance simulation.

  • Provide USGBC LEED v4 BD+C NC energy simulation modeling for Minimum Energy Performance, Optimized Energy Performance, and On-Site Renewable Energy analysis credits
  • Understand fundamental concepts of ASHRAE Standard 90.1. 2010 Appendix G
  • Apply a strong knowledge of building energy modeling as well as the use and application of energy modeling software tools (such as Carrier’s Hourly Analysis Program (HAP), eQuest, DOE2, Energy Plus, and Trane Trace) that are compliant with the Appendix G of ASHRAE 2010
  • Model differences between baseline and proposed designs using energy modeling tools
  • Have good knowledge of building energy codes and high performance strategies for HVAC systems


5+ hours a week for 2-3 months with organization and planning of weekly action items being handled during a weekly Skype or GoogleHangout call with our Executive Director. If you have more than 5 hours a week to volunteer, this project could be completed much faster.


If you are interested please complete our online application form here: Alternatively, you are also welcome to email your resume directly to Jae, the person interviewing for this position:


  • Construction
  • Architecture
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 5+ hours a week
  • Have access to your own copy of the software to be used

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