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May 7th 2024
VE User of the Year Europe: Riccardo Armari, RISE

Congratulations to Riccardo Armari, who impressed the IES judges with his in-depth use of modelling to help design a hospital HVAC system, using dynamic energy simulation IESVE...

May 1st 2024
VE User of the Year Australasia: Karan Sinsinwar, AECOM

Congratulations to Karan Sinsinwar from AECOM in Singapore, who won the Australasian VE User of the Year. Karan and the team at AECOM demonstrated in-depth modelling and great...

Apr 24th 2024
VE User of the Year South America: Alexander Beleno, Greenloop

Alexander submitted an excellent entry, highlighting the use of IESVE modelling and simulation tools for a laboratory complex in Colombia. Building performance This case study...

Apr 23rd 2024
How to Control Fuel Switching between Electric Heat Pumps and Fossil Fuel Boilers or Use CO2 refrigerant Heat Pumps for low ambient building and DWH heat

During the recent webinar, "Using IESVE for Loads, Sizing and Heat Pump Modeling to Achieve Decarbonization" I was asked an intriguing question by an engineer who was attempting...

Apr 15th 2024
New technology partnership brings Passivent ventilation products to IESVE

We’re delighted to announce our technology partnership with Passivent to make a number of their natural and hybrid ventilation products available to model within the IESVE. The...

Apr 11th 2024
VE User of the Year Academic Winner: Akief Hakim bin Azman, Graduate from Kolej Kemahiran Tinggi MARA Sri Gading, Malaysia

Congratulations to Akief, who won the academic category for VE User of the Year. An academic project for the Green Building graduate course The objective was to model KKTM Sri...

Apr 10th 2024
IES and Octopus Lab partner to integrate world’s only Indoor Air Quality simulation solution into IESVE

IES has signed a strategic partnership with Octopus Lab to bring better indoor air quality simulation to a wider international audience. INDALO® uses INCA-Indoor©, the world's...

Apr 8th 2024
University of Liverpool - IES Live Energy Management & HVAC Refurbishment Tracking & Verification

IES Live installed on University of Liverpool campus building to improve operational energy performance and assess the impact of an implemented HVAC refurbishment. The University...

Apr 5th 2024
UK VE User of the Year Award and Overall Global Winner: Asmar Ul Hassan, Hoare Lea

Congratulations to Asmar for his exceptional submission to anticipate the operational energy yield of this complex project. It is a good example of the balancing act which today’s...

Mar 11th 2024
Effective HVAC Mechanical Thermal Zoning and IESVE

This overview aims to explore the underpinnings, design considerations, and systematic methodologies pivotal to the effective implementation of zoning within HVAC...

Mar 8th 2024
2024 Engineering Day for Madison Teens

For the third year in a row, ASHRAE Madison facilitated 2024 Engineering Day for Teens with the Boys and Girls Club for Dane County. The local teenagers from the area were able to...

Feb 28th 2024
IESVE Software Approved for Florida Energy Compliance

IESVE Software is officially approved by the Florida Building Commission as a code compliance software tool for the 2023 Florida Building Code, Energy Conservation,...

Feb 27th 2024
SPHERA: Energy modelling for Sustainability Projects using IESVE

SPHERA has been successfully using the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) for their clients’ sustainability projects, primarily for bioclimatic simulations and energy...

Feb 22nd 2024
NECB Compliance: Your Questions Answered

Our IESVE software is now officially approved for National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2020 compliance. NECB 2020 (released in March 2022) outlines rules for...

Feb 20th 2024
Python in the VE: VE Scripts - Infiltration Scaled off Wind Speed

The latest article from our Python in the VE series explores how infiltration can be scaled off wind speed. What? In this article we look at a script that creates data in a CSV...

Feb 6th 2024
High-Performance Building Design and IESVE

High-performance buildings (HPBs) stand as a testament to the evolutionary strides made in architectural and engineering practices, transitioning from traditional construction...