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Feb 28th 2024
IESVE Software Approved for Florida Energy Compliance

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

Jul 11th 2023
Hourly Carbon Emissions Factors in IESVE Software

Whole Building Lifecycle carbon accounting has three requirements: Embodied (initial) carbon of materials and processes to construct a building Operational carbon emitted to...

May 11th 2023
IESVE building performance modelling finds additional energy cost savings for two Jaguar Land Rover facilities

IES Consulting were commissioned by Penston MEP (M&E Consultants) to carry out integrated building performance modelling for two Jaguar Land Rover facilities at its Software...

May 4th 2023
Navigating the evolving landscape of US Building Energy Codes

Across the US, a range of building energy codes exist to set minimum requirements for energy efficiency in new and renovated buildings. These codes are developed by organizations...

Oct 20th 2021
IESVE for ASHRAE 90.1-2016 Compliance

According to the US Building Energy Codes Program at the time of writing this article, there are over 15 states and many other AHJs whose energy code requires compliance with the...

May 24th 2021
Understanding and Minimizing Unmet Load Hours – A User Guide - Part: 1 Understanding Unmet Load Hours (UMLHs)

Part 1: Understanding Unmet Load Hours (UMLHs)  In this, Part 1 of our Unmet Load Hours series, we dive into the fundamentals of UMLHs—much more so than the...

Mar 11th 2021
VE User Award – Anthony Scaccia, TLC: High-Performance in Healthcare – from ASHRAE 209 to ASHRAE 170

As we continue to highlight the great work of our VE User Award prize winners, we move on to our Runners-up. First up is Anthony Scaccia, Mechanical Engineer from TLC Engineering...

Feb 10th 2021
VE User Award Academic Winner: Osama Hasan

IES were delighted to announce the academic winner for the 2020 IESVE User of the Year Competition: Osama Hasan from San Francisco State University.  Osama, a graduate...

Feb 8th 2021
LEED v.4.1 - A Comparative Analysis

LEED v.4.1: Twenty years ago, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) introduced LEED to the building and construction world to help define what it means to create a green...

Jan 13th 2021
Jamaican Houses of Parliament

TLC used IESVE to create a detailed energy model of the Jamaican Houses of Parliament, demonstrating that it met its sustainability goal of achieving minimum 20% energy savings...

Apr 10th 2019
TEN Key Building Energy Metrics

Prediction of building energy consumption & associated carbon emissions are common tasks in the building design & compliance industry. However, the regional metrics that...

Feb 14th 2019
Airside Economizers

Commercial buildings often require mechanical cooling even when the outdoor air temperatures are mild or cool. Internal core spaces of commercial buildings often contribute to...

Jan 11th 2019
ASHRAE's New Hourly Profiles for Plug Loads

The December 2018 Feature of ASHRAE’s eSociety highlighted the updated weekday & weekend power consumption profiles for various office equipment. These new sub-hourly profiles...