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Jun 10th 2024
IES celebrates 30 years of making buildings more energy efficient

I am extremely proud to inform you that IES was founded 30 years ago today, on the 10th June 1994. It has been a long journey and we have achieved a lot in that time. From...

Jun 10th 2024
Building energy modeling crucial to delivering US Department of Energy’s national definition of a zero emissions building

Following the release of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Definition of a Zero Emissions Building, we highlight the crucial role of building energy modeling in delivering...

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...

May 21st 2024
Heat Network Efficiency Scheme (HNES) Optimisation Studies

Heat networks are fundamental when it comes to clean and cost-effective decarbonisation of UK heat to meet current net-zero targets. They can make use of energy that would...

May 15th 2024
Eric Roberts Appointed Treasurer of CIBSE Building Simulation Group

Congratulations to IES Senior Business Development Manager Eric Roberts who has been appointed Treasurer of CIBSE’s Building Simulation Group. Having taken up position in April...

Apr 24th 2024
VE User of the Year South America: Alexander Beleno, Greenloop

Alexander submitted an excellent entry, highlighting the use of IESVE modelling and simulation tools for a laboratory complex in Colombia. Building performance This case study...

Apr 17th 2024
VE User of the Year Canada: Eoghan Hayes, Edge Sustainability

Congratulations to Eoghan, who won VE User of the Year in Canada for Edge Sustainability. This project stood out for sheer scale, both in terms of physical size, data management...

Apr 15th 2024
New technology partnership brings Passivent ventilation products to IESVE

We’re delighted to announce our technology partnership with Passivent to make a number of their natural and hybrid ventilation products available to model within the IESVE. The...

Apr 10th 2024
IES and Octopus Lab partner to integrate world’s only Indoor Air Quality simulation solution into IESVE

IES has signed a strategic partnership with Octopus Lab to bring better indoor air quality simulation to a wider international audience. INDALO® uses INCA-Indoor©, the world's...

Apr 9th 2024
Interview with Chris Anton, Perth & Kinross Council - Performance Modelling: Our Journey So Far

Building performance modelling is playing an increasingly important role throughout the building lifecycle. Particularly as building owners, operators and tenants strive to...

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...

Mar 19th 2024
IES joins UKGBC and industry experts to explore net-zero retrofit opportunities in the retail and logistics sector

IES are excited to be partnering with the UKGBC, as well as several partner organisations and industry experts, on a newly launched non-domestic retrofit project, targeted at the...

Feb 22nd 2024
New IES Live solution powered by the IES Digital Twin enables the next generation of building energy, carbon and comfort management

IES has today launched a new solution that represents a significant step forward in utilising energy models throughout a building’s lifecycle. For the first time ever, an IES...

Feb 6th 2024
High-Performance Building Design and IESVE

High-performance buildings (HPBs) stand as a testament to the evolutionary strides made in architectural and engineering practices, transitioning from traditional construction...

Jan 5th 2024
Why in-use building performance evaluation should be a net-zero priority for businesses in 2024

The following viewpoint initially featured in edie's Net-Zero November 2023 summary report. For further net-zero insights, covering everything from green policy and...

Dec 6th 2023
Urbanisation and the Built Environment takes centre stage at COP28: Join us in sharing your building performance success stories

As COP28 unfolds, a key thematic focus of today’s proceedings will be Urbanisation and the Built Environment, an area which we know represents huge untapped potential for driving...