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Smarter Cities

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



Thoughts | Insights | Resources

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.

Architects – Dream Big, Start Small, Begin Now!

by Animesh Sourabh

As someone who has had multiple conversations with architects about sustainability and building performance over the last 7 – 8…

Free IES Faculty Series coming to a city near you!

by John Goucher

We’re pleased to announce we are hosting a free IES Faculty Roadshow across the UK throughout August 2017. This series…

AerCap House, Dublin

by Suzanne Wallace

AerCap House is a modern office building located in St Stephens Green, Dublin. It’s approx. 6,900 sqm in size and…

ASHRAE Heat Balance Method & Radiant Time Series – what’s the difference?

by Megan Tosh

ASHRAE Members around the world recently received their 2017 Fundamentals Handbook. Most of us likely received the digital version on…

Bahrain International Airport

by Karen Duffin

SEEDS International used IESVE to optimize energy performance, verify cost savings and comply with LEED requirements as part of the masterplan…

MacBride Museum of Yukon History

by Suzanne Wallace

reload Sustainable Design Inc. used the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) to carry out extensive energy modeling to inform the design…

R&D Spotlight: Meet the IES ENTRUST Team

by Edwina Cramp

ENTRUST is one of the R&D projects that IES is involved in under the Smart City banner. It’s part of…

IES becomes HKGBC member to foster green building & sustainability actions with like-minded exp

by Rohan Rawte

Above from left to right: Ms. Carmen Lau, Ms. Heidi Hui, Ms. Ketki Phanse, Mr. Rohan Rawte & Ir. Cary…

New VE 2017 Parametric Tool cuts simulation time from 3 weeks to 2 days!

by Edwina Cramp

In VE 2017, IES launched brand-new multiple simulation and optimisation capabilities. Designed to save you time and reduce project costs,…

Women in STEM – IES welcomes five new female summer interns

by John Goucher

This summer we’ve welcomed five female summer interns to the IES team – Galila Khougali (MEng Architectural Engineering, Heriot-Watt), Melanie…

Delta Green – IES TaP

by Suzanne Wallace

Delta Green have been using IES TaP for the past 5 years, they now use it to manage all of…

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