Advanced Energy Analysis Course with Honeybee: Master Sustainable Design

Simulation and Analysis

Learn Energy Modeling and Analysis using Honeybee, a Ladybug Tools plugin for Grasshopper. Gain a competitive edge by learning Sustainable Design Methods and create better-performing buildings.

Brandon Gibbs

Brandon Gibbs

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Why take this course

Are you ready to take your energy modeling and analysis skills to the next level? Look no further than our Energy Analysis and Energy Modeling course using Honeybee, a Ladybug Tools plugin for Grasshopper! Whether you're new to energy modeling or want to improve your skills, this course has got you covered. Brian A. Gibbs will teach you how to use advanced energy models and radiance studies to improve your environmental design skills using Honeybee.

The course begins with an introduction to energy modeling, setting the stage for what's to come. You'll then dive into editing energy modeling, getting hands-on experience with the tools and techniques that are key to conducting effective energy analysis.

But that's just the beginning. With the help of this course, you'll learn how to install Honeybee and create HB Energy models. You'll also master Point in Time Radiance Studies and get an in-depth look at how an Annual Daylight Study is done.

As you work your way through this comprehensive course, you'll discover how to customize energy and construction parameters, run energy analysis with Open Studio, and create a simpler energy balance model for parametric models. And that's not all! You'll also gain valuable insights into setting up View Based Time Studies, rounding out your energy modeling and analysis knowledge.

By the end of this course, you'll be fully equipped to take on energy modeling and analysis projects with confidence. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to expand your skill set and enhance your career!

Unleash the Power of Sustainable Design:
Master Energy Analysis with Honeybee

Honeybee is an open-source environmental design tool for architects and urban designers, and it is part of the Ladybug Tools suite. Following the success of Ladybug, Honeybee for Grasshopper was released in 2014 to connect Grasshopper to validated daylighting and energy simulation engines, such as RADIANCE, Daysim, EnergyPlus and OpenStudio.

Focus on sustainable design

With Honeybee, students can use energy analysis and modeling to create high-performing buildings that are energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.


Real-time feedback

With Honeybee, students can receive immediate feedback on their designs, enabling them to make informed decisions on their buildings' energy performance.

Encourage innovation

Honeybee allows students to explore innovative and creative design solutions that are energy-efficient and sustainable, leading to more resilient and adaptable buildings for the future.


Highly in-demand skillset

Sustainable design and energy performance modeling are important skills to master in the architecture and construction industries. By learning Honeybee, students will get a competitive edge and prepare them for the changing demands of the industry.