IESVE Download Centre

Welcome to the IESVE Download Centre. Please note that to allow us to offer the best possible service you will need to sign-in/register to download our software.

IES Virtual Environment (IESVE)

IESVE customers can download the latest version of the software.

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IESVE for Students

Students can purchase an annual licence for the IESVE for just $80.

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What's New?

IESVE 2019 offers a common theme of reduced simulation times, new metrics and new ‘easy-to-use’ workflows. Take a tour of all the latest features below.

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Getting Started

New to the IESVE software and need help learning the basics? Our FREE Getting Started course provides an introduction to our integrated suite of building performance simulation tools.

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Online VE Help

All the information required to set up your licence, install the software and register the IES products. Plus, access User Guides for all applications. 

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System Requirements

What are the system requirements for IESVE?

Like many computer programs, IESVE requires certain hardware and software specifications in order to install and run. These are basic requirements, though you may want to use our recommended suggestions to improve performance.

The following list of requirements and recommendations apply to the current version:

Supported Environments:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 10
  • Windows installations on Mac OS via:
    • VMware Fusion
    • Parallels Desktop
    • Boot Camp

Note: IESVE will run on 64bit versions of Windows, but it will run as a 32bit application. Our Radiance, Microflo and SunCast applications support multithreading.

Software Required:

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
  • .NET Framework 2.0 from Microsoft

Minimum Hardware:

  • 1152 x 864 screen resolution
  • Dedicated OpenGL-compliant graphics card
  • 2Ghz+ Intel Pentium / AMD Athlon CPU
  • 2Gb RAM

Recommended Hardware: (for large projects)

  • 1280 x 960 screen resolution
  • 256Mb OpenGL v2.1 compliant graphics card
  • Dual core CPU (Intel Core 2, or AMD x2 series)
  • 4Gb RAM

Unsupported Environments:

  • Linux