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Jul 11th 2024
Net-Zero Week UK - How do we take action?

This week marks Net-Zero Week, the UK’s official national awareness week and biggest net-zero conference. Running for the 4th consecutive year, its aim is to highlight the...

Jul 9th 2024
TwinERGY Project Showcases Application of IES Digital Twin Technology for Demand Response Optimisation

As the EU Horizon 2020 funded project, TwinERGY, draws to a close, IES R&D are excited to share some final outputs from the project, which has empowered citizens across four...

Jul 4th 2024
Python in the VE: VE Scripts – Benchmarking consumption data CBECS (USA)

Our latest Python in the VE series instalment covers benchmarking consumption data.  What? In this article we look at a script that uses publicly available data (CBECS) on...

Jun 26th 2024
Green Loop: Creating Colombia’s Energy Code with IESVE

Green Loop, based in Bogota and Medelin in Colombia, and Miami in the US, is a multi-disciplinary consultancy that optimises the delivery of cost-efficient green building...

Jun 26th 2024
VE Tech Tips - Quick Elevations

This Tech Tip demonstrates quick ways to draw openings from architectural elevations, within the VE.   This VE Tech Tip explains: How to quickly add openings, once the...

Jun 20th 2024
Retrofitting buildings: The role of energy modelling

Retrofitting buildings for increased energy efficiency will be key to achieving net zero carbon targets. Particularly considering that 80% of the buildings that will exist in 2050...

Jun 19th 2024
Morrisons’ food production arm pioneers digital path to decarbonise food manufacturing with IES

Morrisons' 49,000 sq. ft. site in Winsford, Cheshire, operated by Myton Food Group, has become the UK’s first large-scale food production facility to deploy innovative digital...

Jun 14th 2024
IES energy audits uncover 50% potential energy savings across Tifco Hotel Group portfolio

IES Consulting were commissioned to conduct energy audits for 9 properties across the Tifco Hotel Group portfolio, producing a series of energy action plans with the potential to...

Jun 13th 2024
VE Tech Tips: Key-ins and Coordinates

Key-in functions allow users to enter commands or positional information in the VE using keyboard shortcuts. This Tech Tip looks at using key-ins as an optional method for command...

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...

Jun 3rd 2024
IES Digital Twin Technology Selected for Glasgow Airport Living Lab Showcase

IES are pleased to have made it to Phase One of Connected Places Catapult and Glasgow Airport’s Digital Twin Living Lab competition, a new initiative aimed at enhancing operations...

May 31st 2024
IES and Mott MacDonald set to lead country’s largest local area energy plan

IES are excited to be working alongside Mott MacDonald on an ambitious scheme to meet Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire’s net zero targets, after the newly formed East Midlands...

May 29th 2024
VE Tech Tips - Geometry Precision

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new VE Tech Tips series, created to show useful features within the VE that can help you to increase your productivity and make the...

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 22nd 2024
Improve Building Performance with IES's Dynamic Thermal Simulation Tools

Dynamic thermal simulation (DTS) offers a powerful solution for predicting how buildings will perform under various conditions, ensuring energy efficiency and occupant comfort....