Why you should enroll

  • Developer Led

    The course is led by its very developers. Chris Mackey co-developed Ladybug and Honeybee. Theodore Galanos co-developed Butterfly CFD.

  • Full Learning Curve

    The course begins at Entry-level, progresses to Intermediate and ends with Advanced content, covering the full spectrum of proficiency levels.

  • LIVE Workshop

    The course is taught LIVE with classroom style demonstrations and engagement with attendee question and answer sessions.

  • Example Files

    You are have access to the same example files you see the instructor building during the course as you follow along. Use it as a template to help you get started.

  • Apply to Projects

    A healthy mix of theory, case study and live demonstration is designed to help you apply what you learn right away.

  • Free and Open Source

    The scripts, tools and underlying search engines are all free, open-source and customizable to your needs.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Fast Track Workshops

    • Example Files

    • Climate Analysis Bootcamp

    • Energy Modeling Bootcamp

    • Daylight Analysis Bootcamp

    • Renewable Energy Bootcamp

  • 2

    Climate Analysis

    • Climate Analysis Lesson 1

    • Climate Analysis Lesson 2

  • 3

    Facade and Shade Design

    • Facade and Shade Design Lesson 1

    • Facade and Shade Design Lesson 2

  • 4

    Energy Modeling

    • Honeybee Energy Modeling Lesson 1

    • Honeybee Energy Modeling Lesson 2

  • 5

    Occupant Comfort

    • Honeybee Occupant Comfort Lesson 1

    • Honeybee Occupant Comfort Lesson 2

  • 6

    Daylight and Glare

    • Honeybee Daylight Workshop

    • Honeybee Glare, Rendering and Electric Lighting

  • 7

    THERM and WINDOW Workshop

    • THERM Workshop

    • WINDOW Workshop

  • 8

    Advanced Comfort Visualization

    • Summertime Indoor Thermal Comfort Visualization

    • Wintertime Indoor Thermal Comfort Visualization

  • 9

    High Quality Graphics, Parametric Energy and Condensation Modeling

    • High-Quality Graphics, Visualizations and Animations

    • Brute Force Parametric Energy Modeling and Sensitivity Analyses in Early Design

    • Condensation Modeling with Honeybee

  • 10

    Dragonfly Climate, Heat Island and Outdoor Comfort Mapping

    • Expanding Your Climate Data Sources

    • Urban Heat Island Modeling

    • Outdoor Thermal Comfort Mapping

Watch Intro Video

Course Preview

Here is a 30-minute preview from the Daylight and Glare module. You will see a mix of lecture and live demonstration is used to deliver content you can put into practice right away.

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