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Tag : Python Scripting
Jan 9th 2023
Python in the VE: VE Scripts - Working With MacroFlo and Model Openings

In this article from our VE-Python series we look at working with MarcoFlo and model openings.  What? We use GET and SET methods with MacroFlo opening types. We also use GET...

Nov 25th 2022
Python in the VE: VE Scripts - Working with ApacheHVAC

In our latest Python in the VE series article we look at working with ApacheHVAC. What? We create series of functions to help access VE ApacheHVAC component data. We use these...

Oct 18th 2022
Python in the VE: VE Scripts – Working with Constructions

In our ninth Python in the VE article, we focus on working with constructions. What? We use GET and SET methods to access VE construction data. To use them you need to navigate...

Aug 15th 2022
Python in the VE: VE Scripts - Working With Room Data

This article in our Python in the VE series focuses on working with room data.  What? We use GET and SET methods to access VE data. To use them you need to navigate the API...

Jul 11th 2022
Python in the VE: VE Scripts – Working with Geometry

Our latest article in our VE-Python series covers working with geometry. What? In VE Python it is sensible to limit room geometry adjustments to changes in %...

May 30th 2022
Python in the VE: VE Scripts - TM54:2022 example

Our latest article in our VE-Python series covers using VE scripts for TM54:2022 and an example of this. What? We use scripts from the example parametric scripts suite for a...

Mar 30th 2022
Python in the VE: VE Scripts – Accessing Weather Data & Calculating Degree Days

For this article in our VE Python series we look at accessing weather data & calculating degree days. What? Two scripts ... a module for calculating degree days which then...

Feb 28th 2022
Python in the VE: VE Scripts - Accessing Results

Next in our 'how to' series for VE-Python, we look at accessing results.  What? How to access Apache simulation results (APS, HTG, CLG files) at different levels in the...

Nov 25th 2021
Python in the VE: VE Scripts – APS / Vista variables & units

Our next ‘how to’ guide for VE-Python covers VE Scripts –APS / Vista variables & units What? This VE Script interrogates an APS file and lists all the variables with display...

Nov 18th 2021
Mesh Energy - Python Scripting

Mesh Energy traditionally carried out heat loss and heat load calculations around a static spreadsheet. They analysed thermal energy results by inputting the parameters manually,...

Aug 18th 2021
Python in the VE: VE Scripts Editor (or IDE … Integrated Development Environment)

Next in our series of ‘how to’ guides for VE-Python, we look at the VE Scripts Editor (or IDE … Integrated Development Environment). What? A summary of the VE Scripts Editor...

Jun 28th 2021
Python in the VE: Scripted Profiles – daytime & night purge ventilation

Over the coming weeks we’ll be releasing a series of ‘how to’ guides for VE-Python, sharing ways to maximise your productivity by customising the Virtual Environment...

Mar 17th 2021
VE User Award - Harry Sharples, AECOM: North East Healthcare Hub, Glasgow

Continuing with our case studies for the runners-up of the VE User of the Year Award, this week we showcase the fantastic work of Harry Sharples from AECOM. His entry focussed...

Mar 12th 2021
IES Consulting develop fabric analysis tool for Serge Ferrari to assess heating & cooling loads

IES Consulting used python scripting to develop the bespoke Soltissim Tool, enabling Serge Ferrari customers to quickly assess and optimise the impact of their various fabric...

Mar 3rd 2021
VE User of the Year Award, EU Regional Winner: Pedro Marques, Boydens Engineering

As an innovative MEPF design engineering company, Boydens Engineering is actively integrating a BIM culture in all design processes.  Congratulations to Pedro Marques, who...

Feb 24th 2021
VE User of the Year Award, North American Winner – Miles Martschink: ASHRAE Loads, Automation by Python, and Airflow with CFD

Meet Miles Martschink; the North American regional winner of our 2020 VE User of the year competition.  To celebrate Miles’ winning entry, we wish to highlight the impressive...