IES Launch New Release of its Virtual Environment: VE2013
New version now available to download
21st June 2013
IES is pleased to announce the latest release of its Virtual Environment software suite, VE2013. We’ve been working hard to improve the user experience for our loyal customers and that’s why VE2013 has been created especially for them. We’ve focussed on refining our core applications to build upon the power and flexibility of the VE for delivering resource efficient, low-energy buildings.
We’ve introduced a series of new time saving and enhanced reporting features across our core modules and exciting improvements designed to provide you with increased competitive advantage. VE2013 is ready and available for you to download now so make sure you visit our Download Centre to upgrade today.
What’s new? Highlights at a glance
•New parametric batch processor tool
•New ability to colour visualise model inputs on a 3D model
•More flexible positioning of bulk airflow arrows on the 3D model
•Significantly enhanced visuals for the solar image and video outputs
•New ability to calculate annual solar exposure on a façade
•New Tabular Edit facility for model level variables
•New master template capability
•New mapping functionality for setting site location and choosing weather files
•Interface improved to allow for easy drag & drop onto connectors
•New “Find Node” search functionality
•Variable volume fan set up enhanced
•New autosizing capability for Radiators, Chilled Ceilings and Fans
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•New utility which provides rule-based guidance on determining baseline HVAC system
•Ability to import all baseline scenarios into proposed building constructions
•Increased simulation flexibility
For a detailed look at these new features and more take a look at the New Features document.