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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

City Level

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.

Place Eleven, Latvia

by Suzanne Wallace

Image courtesy of Hanner Group Energy consultants, True Energy Solutions (TES), used the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) to help design…

Calibrated operational models of existing buildings for real-time support and optimisation

by Edwina Cramp

Daniel Coakley presented at the recent CIBSE Symposium on “Integration for whole life building performance.” His session looked at the…

Lancaster University

by Suzanne Wallace

IES Consulting performed a detailed LCA analysis to help the university achieve a BREEAM Outstanding certification for its engineering building….

Master Templates

by Karen Duffin

Master Templates – Part 1 In this demo video you can see how the master templates tool can be used…

Custom Variables

by Karen Duffin

Learn how to create customized variables for VistaPro. This video includes two examples of custom variables that users can add…

Colin Rees becomes fifth IES staff member to receive CSE’s 40 under 40 award

by Suzanne Wallace

In a testament to the talent and high level of expertise of our people, Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) magazine, for the…

All Energy: All Wrapped Up

by Edwina Cramp

As the doors to All Energy closed the other week, so did the end of a busy week for IES….

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…

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