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Reducing Energy and Costs with Integrated Building Performance Analysis


Driving a smart urban lifecycle


Ensuring sustainable designs live up to expectation


Getting existing buildings to stop wasting energy

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Clustering energy needs to create smart communities

Make every element of your building sustainable



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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.

IES Sponsors IBPSA-USA Practitioner Modeling Competition with $1,500 cash prize!

by Karen Duffin

With a new year upon us, exciting times are ahead as we announce that IES will be sponsoring the Practitioner…

Daylight Simulation and Lighting Design

by Karen Duffin

In this video we highlight the daylight simulation and lighting design options within the VE. This includes daylighting for LEED…

Making the case for performance-based architectural design

by Karen Duffin

Guest blogger, Dr Craig Robertson – Head of Sustainability at architecture firm Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, shares his insight on…

OMG! Operational data + Modelling = Great Savings (Going Green Conference 2016)

by Jeanne Parker-Weekes

Last month I had the pleasure of being involved in the 4th Going Green Conference, which took place in Gauteng…

Future-proofing your buildings for the impacts of climate change

by Suzanne Wallace

Arup, Argos Analytics, and IES have just announced their partnership to make WeatherShift™ future weather data available for online purchase…

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…


by Karen Duffin

In this video we highlight the Airflow calculation options within the VE, covering Natural Ventilation, Overheating Assessments, CFD Airflow (internal…

Global Compliance

by Karen Duffin

In this video we highlight the global compliance calculation options within the Virtual Environment. Our technology provides a workflow for…

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