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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.

Modelling Natural Ventilation in the VE

by Edwina Cramp

Last Week Daniel Coakley of IES spoke on the topic of “Modelling Natural ventilation in the IESVE: Case studies &…

All Energy Comes to Town

by Edwina Cramp

Next week All Energy opens at the SECC for another year and we’re gearing up for all that it will…

IES Wins H&V News BIM Initiative of the Year Award

by Karen Duffin

We are delighted to announce that last night IES received a coveted H&V News Award in the ‘BIM Initiative of…

Using future weather files to tackle overheating in London’s buildings

by Colin Rees

The recent COP21 summit in Paris again threw into focus the challenge of climate change, with urban development being confronted…

Can the Big Data revolution help close the Performance Gap?

by Naghman Khan

Do you know what BIG DATA is? You must have heard of it? The exponential growth in the volume, velocity…

The Power of Outstanding Collaboration

by Edwina Cramp

When it comes to getting the most out of your data, collaboration is the key. Nowadays there is masses of…

IES Web Demo for

by John Goucher

Following on from his online VE demonstration with the Performance Network, IES’ Nathan Kegel will now host a webinar with…

Daylight Harvesting

by John Goucher

This video demonstrates how to include the dynamic effects of daylight dimming into a building energy model using the Virtual…

Digital Construction Trends – why you need to understand physics and how buildings behave

by Edwina Cramp

Technology within the construction industry and within our lives generally is developing rapidly. Forget BIM Level 2, Digital Built Britain…

Eindhoven University of Technology

by Suzanne Wallace

Eindhoven University of Technology use IESVE as a primary teaching tool for its Master of Science programs. Eindhoven University of…

Encon Associates: IES TaP

by Karen Duffin

With the help of IES TaP, BREEAM assessors at Encon Associates Ltd now have the capacity to take on around three times the number of projects they could using their previous reporting methods.

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