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Mastering eQUEST Beginner to Expert

eQUEST Energy modeling course for Building Science Professionals

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---------------------------------eQUEST 101-501

Learn eQUEST with hand on exercises. Learn to Create an eQUEST model based on real world applications

In this advanced course, we cover creation of a building from real design drawing and a real .dwg file. We consider advanced zoning and advanced shell stacking in a detailed 3 story building. Then, we move to detailed mode and work on geometry setup in the building. The course also covers tips and tricks in eQUEST from seasoned users. You get the example files in order to practice the lessons this advanced eQUEST model.

Lesson 1: Creating the Building in the DD wizard

• Setup and tips

• Drawing the building and zones

• Shell Stacking

• Atrium setup

• System setup

• Plant Setup

• Zoning

Lesson 2: Quicktip Highlight Reel

In this lesson, we slow down the pace after the rigorous first lesson, kick back and see various tips and tricks that all eQUEST users need to know.

• Wizard Duel

• Differences between SD and DD

• Simulation time tips

• Geometry blunders

Lesson 3: Detailed Mode

In this lesson, we jump into the ever so intimidating detailed mode. We cover some things that could be created in the wizard, but instead create them in detailed mode so that you will better understand eQUEST and its DOE2 engine.

• Advanced Window placement

• Roofs and Walls in Detailed mode

• Utility Rate setup

• Hot Water Reset

• Chilled Water Reset

• User Defaults

• Optimum Start

Lesson 4: Advanced Topics

At the end of this eQUEST course, we cover common advanced concepts that may or may not be required in a real world file.

• Detailed edit Shell Stacking. Creating a roof polygon

• Infiltration customization

• Hourly Reports

• Adding Design Days


Your Instructor


Bob Fassbender
Bob Fassbender

Bob is an Energy Simulation Instructor with real experience. For over 10 years, he has taught and completed energy simulations for companies around the Globe.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
You will have access to the course for 1 month. After 1 month, the subscription will be billed again and you will keep access to the course until you cancel. While your subscription is active, you have unlimited access to this course and any new tutorials- across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 3 days and we will give you a full refund.

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