Key Dates

Competition Key Deliverables and Dates – EXAMPLE

NOTE – The Competition schedule is completely flexible.  The actual start date and specific deliverables are subject to each individual team project plan and schedule.

Date Competition Element Team Deliverables and Submission Information
Sept 1 Team Registration
  • Complete your team on-line registration
  • Obtain account information, Activation Code and Project Wise Username and Password
  • Enroll in Bentley Student Server and download software

NOTE: All competition deliverables will be placed in the team ProjectWise folder

September 22 Baseline Energy Audit Calculate the building and facility energy use. The Baseline Energy Audit report must be added to the team ProjectWise folder.
October 4 Second Energy Audit After completing the energy related modifications to the gymnasium complete the second Energy Audit and compare the results with the original audit results. The Energy Audit report must be added to the team ProjectWise folder.
October 15 Visualization Upload the graphic visualizations of the gymnasium and the campus. These can be in any of the three formats described in the Smart Competition Guide and Software Tutorial document
October 22 Design & Impact Report and analysis Author the Design & Impact Analysis based on results from changing building materials, configuration, landscaping and the results of the energy audit. The Impact Analysis should also provide an assessment of the energy provided to the campus by the renewable power generation that has been added to the campus and the impact of the net energy yield on the community’s smart grid.   The Design & Impact Report must be added to the team ProjectWise folder.
October 28 Submit Presentation and Logbook Using the Power Point presentation template provided, submit the slide deck the team will use for the team presentation. The Presentation must be added to the team ProjectWise folder.
November 3 All Submissions due All team deliverables and data files are completed and filed in team ProjectWise folder
November 8 Team Presentations Specific presentation schedule based on team and judge availability
Periodic Winner Notifications Judging occurs throughout the year.  Periodically the competition identifies the top team of that period.  At the end of the year the top teams from each period are rank ordered and recognized