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Theme : Race to Zero
Nov 22nd 2022
Irish Life: Pathways to Net-Zero using Sleeping Digital Twins

IES have been working with one of Ireland’s leading life, investment and pensions companies, Irish Life, using their Sleeping Digital Twin process to breathe new life into...

Nov 17th 2022
Showcasing innovation in the built environment on COP27’s Solutions Day

A sense of urgency is rising as the end of the COP27 climate summit nears. The past week has been plagued with reports that negotiations have been running behind schedule, with...

Nov 15th 2022
How can businesses take control of their building energy use on COP27’s Energy Day?

Today marks the Energy Day at COP27, a day which has promised to deal with all aspects of energy and climate change. Everything from renewable energy and smart grids, to energy...

Nov 11th 2022
Decarbonisation day at COP27: Why we must tackle our aversion to energy efficiency

Today, the thematic focus at COP27 is decarbonisation. The programme promises to discuss the many technologies which are emerging as potential solutions to reduce carbon in the...

Nov 8th 2022
COP27: “We are in the fight of our lives. And we are losing.”

As world leaders took to the stage in Egypt yesterday to begin negotiations at the COP27 climate summit, it was hard not to be struck by an overwhelming feeling of despair at the...

Nov 2nd 2022
The Impact of Weather File Selection

This article is the first one of a series discussing “Net Zero” strategies by investigating modelling approaches to bridge the performance gap and ultimately improve the...

Oct 27th 2022
Using Digital Twin Technology to Support a City Reaching Net Zero Carbon by 2030

We’re excited to be featured in the latest B1M documentary discussing how, through Digital Twin technology, we’ve helped a 270-year-old mansion and surrounding buildings within...

Aug 3rd 2022
A New Era for Net-Zero Buildings? How Building Energy Modelling can support Australia’s renewed climate ambitions

Following years of ‘climate wars’ and underwhelming carbon policies, the 2022 Australian election marked a potentially significant turning point in Australia’s Zero Carbon...

Jul 7th 2022
How can Real Estate step up its ESG game in 2022? (and why it needs to…)

Most industries are now feeling the pressure to step up their Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) credentials, and the Real Estate sector is certainly no exception. With...

May 20th 2022
Digital twins are helping iconic buildings achieve huge carbon efficiencies

In our mission to decarbonise the built environment, IES digital twin technology has been used on iconic buildings around the world to help meet their zero carbon targets. This...

Apr 26th 2022
The final warning: the role of the built environment in turning the tide on emissions

In the third installment of their sixth report, the IPCC have given their final warning that we must act to avoid the devastating consequences of climate change. The report states...

Mar 4th 2022
Free Webinar from IES, RIBA and guest Architects on importance of performance evaluation to meet net-zero targets

Join speakers from IES, RIBA, MESH Energy and HTA on Thursday 24th March at 10am GMT to learn why performance evaluation by Architects and Urban Planners at pre-design stages is...

Jan 27th 2022
IES’ Top Ten Trends to Watch Out for in 2022

2021 was a busy year for us all at IES, and 2022 certainly looks to be no different! With lots of exciting developments and new projects on the horizon, we’re looking forward to...

Nov 24th 2021
COP26 Reflections

Now that we have had some time to take stock and reflect on COP26, I wanted to share my thoughts on the event. During the conference, I had the opportunity to meet and hear a...

Nov 23rd 2021
Financial Times Climate Capital Session: Changing the purpose of buildings and creating a sustainable urban landscape

Last week, we were delighted to be involved in the latest event in the Financial Times’ Climate Capital: Race to Net-Zero Series, Developing Sustainable Future Cities, in...

Nov 22nd 2021
The built environment: planning for a sustainable future

The built environment sector is on the frontline of the sustainability challenges we face as the world works toward net zero. There’s a mix of solutions but key to a successful...