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Tag : 3D Modelling
May 28th 2024
Why spreadsheets alone will not get your buildings to net-zero

In an era dominated by the urgency to combat climate change, the concept of achieving net-zero emissions within the building sector has gained critical importance.  The real...

Apr 5th 2024
UK VE User of the Year Award and Overall Global Winner: Asmar Ul Hassan, Hoare Lea

Congratulations to Asmar for his exceptional submission to anticipate the operational energy yield of this complex project. It is a good example of the balancing act which today’s...

Apr 3rd 2023
Model validation experiment demonstrates value of IESVE modelling for accurately predicting buildings operational performance

IES were asked through the University of Strathclyde to take part in an Empirical Whole Model Validation Twin House Experiment for the IEA-ECB Programme’s Annex 71 project. This...

Oct 13th 2022
Foster + Partners turns to IESVE to close performance-based design gap

Global architecture and engineering practice, Foster + Partners is using IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) to deliver the best environmentally friendly design outcomes for its...

Sep 26th 2022
Model Geometry Tips for Detailed Design Development (DD) Phases with IESVE Software

In Part 1, “Model Geometry Tips for Schematic Design (SD) Phases”, we reviewed five important tools and techniques for early-phase design.  During later stages of design,...

Sep 26th 2022
Model Geometry Tips for Schematic Design (SD) Phases with IESVE Software

During the early phases of a project design, e.g. Schematic Design (SD), architects and engineers typically require schematic-level model geometry of a building in order to...

Aug 4th 2022
ASHRAE Headquarters exemplifies Net-Zero Energy building design

ASHRAE are one of the foremost industry pioneers in the decarbonization of the built environment and their new global Headquarters building in Atlanta, renovated to operate as a...

Jan 28th 2022
New Dynamic Simulation Modelling Guide major step-change to creating net-zero public buildings in Scotland

As part of the new Net Zero Public Sector Buildings (NZPSB) Standard, commissioned by Scottish Futures Trust (SFT), IES Consulting are proud to have written and developed a new...

Dec 2nd 2021
London South Bank University use IESVE to teach Building Physics and Integrated Design Principles

London South Bank University has been teaching the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE or VE) as part of its Built Environment and Architecture and Civil and Building Services...

Nov 18th 2021
IESVE used to accurately model the innovative and complex Capital Markets Authority tower in Kuwait

For this project KEO Consultants used a combination of methods, focusing on accurate, time optimized, and result-oriented modeling techniques.  The IESVE enabled the KEO...

Feb 10th 2021
VE User Award Academic Winner: Osama Hasan

IES were delighted to announce the academic winner for the 2020 IESVE User of the Year Competition: Osama Hasan from San Francisco State University.  Osama, a graduate...

Jul 28th 2020
Dave's Top Tip: Zoning your models

Dave's "Top Tip" 9 Load tracking, stratification, heat gains, conduction, inter zonal air movements, plant specification or sizing, control strategy, computation...

Jul 9th 2020
Advancing your ModelIT Competence - Part 2

In the previous article, Part 1, I mentioned the three key lessons of ModelIT application. As basic as the ModelIT application sounds, it is the application that most VE...

Jul 6th 2020
Advancing your ModelIT Competence - Part 1

Congratulations! You have completed your first energy model, and you recall the days and nights of navigating through the labyrinth of buttons within the ModelIT application....