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Tag : Thermal Comfort
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...

Jan 22nd 2024
CIBSE TM52, TM59 & Part O: Overheating Assessments with IES

Overheating is an area of growing concern for building design, with global temperature rises presenting complex challenges when it comes to balancing occupant comfort, health and...

Aug 7th 2023
IESVE used by BAM to future proof a number of UK schools for predicted Climate Change

BAM’s Design team (BAM Design) have been using IES Virtual Environment (IESVE or VE) for the past 10 years to carry out performance modelling on over fifty UK schools as part of...

Apr 3rd 2023
Model validation experiment demonstrates value of IESVE modelling for accurately predicting buildings operational performance

IES were asked through the University of Strathclyde to take part in an Empirical Whole Model Validation Twin House Experiment for the IEA-ECB Programme’s Annex 71 project. This...

Jan 31st 2023
Fife Council use IESVE to help optimise energy efficiency and occupant comfort for new care home design

Fife Council has been using the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) to carry out detailed performance analysis on its new and existing properties to ensure they are designed and...

Jan 24th 2023
Mace Group use IESVE for all Public Sector Projects

Since 2021, Mace Group has been using the IESVE on all of its public sector projects, amounting to over 70 projects so far. The technology has become an integral part of its...

Oct 3rd 2022
Affiliated Engineers Inc. used IESVE to carry out detailed energy modelling for mass timber construction project

Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI) used the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) to carry out detailed energy modelling for mass timber construction project - Anthony Timberlands...

Jul 18th 2022
Preparing the built environment for intensifying heatwaves

The UK is experiencing a heatwave this week with temperatures anticipated to exceed 34⁰C in some parts. Temperatures at these extremes are becoming increasingly common, with...

Feb 2nd 2022
IESVE helps IBC Engineering Services, inc. achieve LEED Gold for St. Anthony’s Apartments Project

IBC Engineering Services, Inc. (IBC) is a full-service MEP engineering firm specialising in high-performance buildings that require sophisticated engineering solutions. In 2018...

Jan 14th 2022
Case Study: Thermal & Airflow Modelling in IESVE

ASHRAE BEAP certified freelance consultant, Rade Djukanovic, has used IESVE extensively on a range of public and private sector buildings in Serbia, primarily focusing on thermal...

Jun 28th 2021
IES Welcome Top Building Performance Experts to its Ireland Consulting Team

New team brings a wealth of expertise to IES’s consulting services in the region IES is excited to welcome new talent to its Ireland Consulting team including LEED and Building...

May 19th 2021
IES Virtual Environment is University College London's software of choice for Environmental Design and Engineering Courses

University College London has been teaching the IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) as part of its MSC Environmental Design and Engineering course for 10 years with designing and...

Apr 6th 2021
VE User Award: Tampa International Airport - Cory Duggin, TLC

Credit: image above provided by HNTB, the prime consultant for the Tampa International Airport Curbside expansion project. As we continue to highlight the excellent entries...

Mar 12th 2021
IES Consulting develop fabric analysis tool for Serge Ferrari to assess heating & cooling loads

IES Consulting used python scripting to develop the bespoke Soltissim Tool, enabling Serge Ferrari customers to quickly assess and optimise the impact of their various fabric...

Oct 18th 2020
Dynamic Thermal Simulation used to assess comfort & energy needs of multi-use office complex

IES Consulting provided a dynamic thermal simulation during the design phase of this ambitious mixed-use office redevelopment to evaluate the thermal comfort and energy needs of...