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Only by looking at buildings and cities as the integrated environments that they are - instead of parts of the problem in isolation - can we ensure everyone involved in the conception, design or management of a building gets to leave our world in a much better state than we inherited it.

Get more from BREEAM with IESVE

by Niall Gibson

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been contacted by a number of BREEAM Assessors who are looking for ways…

2nd EINSTEIN Workshop: IES Building Operations Research Update

by Daniel Coakley

The second project workshop for our R&D Project EINSTEIN, was hosted at the Engineering Building at the National University of…

Coal India Headquarters, Kolkata, India

by Suzanne Wallace

IES Consulting carried out a whole building energy simulation of this new state-of-the-art office complex to assess the energy performance,…

The Power of Great Collaboration

by Suzanne Wallace

Photo Credit: Onix Building, Lille – Architect: Dominique Perrault Over the past two years IES has collaborated with Somfy and…

NEW PAPER: Calibration Of High-Fidelity Building Energy Models To Support Model-Predictive Control (

by Edwina Cramp

At this year’s IBPSA-England Building Simulation and Optimisation (BSO) Conference in Newcastle 12-14th September, Marie Curie Fellow for our EINSTEIN…

FREE EINSTEIN SEMINAR: ICT and Smart Cities – Building Design, Control and Optimisation, 14th

by Edwina Cramp

A special EINSTEIN seminar on ‘ICT and Smart Cities’ by Ms. Catherine Conaghan (Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd.), and Prof. Biswajit…

Alameda Creek Watershed Center Building, Sunol, California

by Suzanne Wallace

Newcomb Anderson McCormick, Inc. used the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) to perform a whole building energy simulation of the Alameda…

Using CFD simulations to improve pedestrian comfort in the built environment

by Harshad Joshi

A recent UN study reports more than 50% of the global population live in built up urban environments. In fact,…

IES Faculty: WELL and MEP Implications

by Karen Duffin

Highlights of Julie Godefroy’s (International WELL Building Institute) presentation from our latest IES Faculty event, which took place as part…

IES Faculty: WELL Inspired Design & The Role of Simulation

by Karen Duffin

Lindsey Malcolm’s (XCO2) presentation from our latest IES Faculty event, which took place as part of World Green Building Week…

IES Faculty: Health & Wellbeing in the Built Environment

by Karen Duffin

Highlights from Ann Marie Aguilar’s (International WELL Building Institute) presentation from our latest IES Faculty event, which took place as…

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