Introduction to the fundamentals of building performance modeling. Topics include an overview of building thermal design issues, methods of predicting energy consumption, integration of energy modeling tools with the building information model, and the application of building performance analysis during the design phase. Emphasis on the use of contemporary computer-based building simulation tools to improve building performance. 3 Credits (2 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): BSD330 and BSD350 and BSD360 or BSD352 and BSD360. Spring Only.