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Green Building Studio Quick Start Workshop in Dallas / Ft Worth


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Irving, TX

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3 hours (half day)

This half-day workshop will demonstrate a BIM workflow incorporating Green Building Studio to inform design decisions during the early phases of a project.  Attendees will participate in hands-on exercises focused on developing appropriate models for analysis, attaining baseline performance data, evaluating design alternatives, and ultimately reporting results that assist the design team in achieving desired levels of efficiency and carbon nuetrality.

Who Should Attend
New users of Autodesk Green Building Studio.

This class covers the basics of getting started and making the most of Autodesk Green Building Studio. GBS is now included with Autodesk Revit Subscription and/or with Autodesk Ecotect Analysis making it freely available to many building designers and architects.

Before attending this class, students must have created a GBS login account. All Revit and Ecotect Analysis registered owners have access to GBS. All others can create a 30-day free trial login that must be accessible for this class. Additionally, students must have:

  • A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology
  • A working knowledge of Windows XP, Vista or 7 

Class Outline

The topics covered will vary slightly with each class based upon the pace of the students. As an Autodesk Authorized Training Center, we adhere to the strict quality control procedures established by Autodesk to consistently deliver the highest caliber learning experience possible.

  • Chapter 1: Getting Started with Green Building Studio
    • Concept:  Whole-building Energy Analysis
    • Calculation Method
      • DOE-2 Analysis
      • Using GBS for LEED
    • Accessing the GBS Web Service
      • Site Login
      • And other details regarding access
    • Adding Team Members
    • Creating a Project
      • Setting Defaults
    • Lab Exercises:
      • Access Green Building Studio Web Service
      • Create a Test Project
  • Chapter 2: Creating Runs and Evaluating Alternatives
    • Sending Model Data to Green Building Studio
      • Export via Add-Ins
      • Upload using the GBS Desktop Exporter
    • Reviewing Run Reports
      • Carbon
    • Design Alternatives
      • Adding Design Alternatives
      • Comparing Design Alternatives to Baseline Run
    • Lab Exercises:
      • Send Model Data to GBS for Analysis
      • Create and Compare Design Alternatives
  • Final Review/Question and Answer - Evaluations 

*If you have 6 or more students for this course and/or want to have the class held at your location, refer to Custom & On-Site Training.

Have questions about Green Building Studio Quick Start Workshop in Dallas / Ft Worth? Contact Enceptia


Dallas / Ft Worth Training Center
909 Lake Carolyn Pkwy
Ste 1850
Irving, TX 75039



Enceptia, formerly D|C|CADD, is a design technology consulting firm that provides innovative software solutions and services to the building, infrastructure and manufacturing industries. The company is an award-winning Autodesk Gold Partner, Autodesk Developer Network Member, and a nationally recognized Autodesk Authorized Training Center with offices in Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston and San Antonio, Texas.

Enceptia supports a wide-range of architectural, engineering, construction, fabrication, and manufacturing clients. The company offers a comprehensive array of professional services including managed IT services, expert-led training, superior technical support, and strategic consultation and implementation.

Based in Texas, Enceptia has been serving the design build industry since 1987. For more information about Enceptia, please visit or call (800) 454-5499.

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