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Apr 27th 2023
Sleeping Digital Twins: Why NOW is the time to wake up your existing building models

In the first two blogs of our series we introduced you to the Sleeping Digital Twin concept and explained our stepped process to awakening the potential of your existing digital...

Apr 25th 2023
Improving pedestrian comfort in the built environment using CFD simulation

According to the World Bank, currently 56% of the world’s population – 4.4 billion inhabitants – live in cities. This trend is expected to continue, with urban population more...

Apr 17th 2023
IES Digital Twins support performance verification of Affordable A-Rated Homes

Working in partnership with Ó Cualann Cohousing Alliance and Trinity College Dublin, IES used their Digital Twin technology to assess 46 A-rated designed homes within an...

Jan 24th 2023
Mace Group use IESVE for all Public Sector Projects

Since 2021, Mace Group has been using the IESVE on all of its public sector projects, amounting to over 70 projects so far. The technology has become an integral part of its...

Nov 30th 2022
Buildings: Designed for Energy, Operated for Comfort

Buildings account for almost 40% of global energy consumption. They are designed with energy efficiency in mind, but a large proportion of energy consumption in buildings is often...

Sep 27th 2022
ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference Competition Winners: DLR Group

Congratulations to the designers from DLR Group who won the ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Design Competition at the 2022 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild (BPACS) in...

Jul 18th 2022
Preparing the built environment for intensifying heatwaves

The UK is experiencing a heatwave this week with temperatures anticipated to exceed 34⁰C in some parts. Temperatures at these extremes are becoming increasingly common, with...

Jan 14th 2022
Case Study: Thermal & Airflow Modelling in IESVE

ASHRAE BEAP certified freelance consultant, Rade Djukanovic, has used IESVE extensively on a range of public and private sector buildings in Serbia, primarily focusing on thermal...

Aug 3rd 2021
IES Wind Microclimate Studies support Successful Planning Applications

When it comes to new developments, a crucial consideration is the impact your development might have upon the local microclimate. This is one area where Computational Fluid...