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May 21st 2024
Optimisation studies for the Heat Network Efficiency Scheme

Heat networks are fundamental when it comes to clean and cost-effective decarbonisation of UK heat to meet current net-zero targets. They can make use of energy that would...

Nov 20th 2023
Advancing Whole-life Performance Measurement: The Role of In-use Data Monitoring

In a recent collaborative industry whitepaper, IES explored the potential of a whole-life performance approach for designing and operating buildings. Named Sleeping Digital Twins,...

Nov 2nd 2023
Mark Gifford Appointed Interim Vice President for UK Association of Energy Engineers

Congratulations to IES Associate Director for Energy Services, Mark Gifford who has been recently appointed as Interim Vice President for UK Association of Energy...

Jun 20th 2023
Decarbonisation funding to help public sector meet net-zero targets

In 2019, the UK became the first major economy to introduce legislation to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. As a part of the UK Net-Zero Strategy, the...

Jun 1st 2023
CIBSE TM54 & TM63: Operational Modelling with IES

As the built environment sector works collectively towards the goal of zero carbon, eliminating the performance gap between design predictions and the ultimate operational energy...

Apr 27th 2023
Sleeping Digital Twins: Why NOW is the time to wake up your existing building models

In the first two blogs of our series we introduced you to the Sleeping Digital Twin concept and explained our stepped process to awakening the potential of your existing digital...

Jan 18th 2021
Buildings, Data & Dinosaurs? Why M&V Matters!

Ok - so buildings and dinosaurs may not initially seem like two topics which are suitable for comparison but let me explain. This article will explore some concepts relating to...