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Content Type : Blogs
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 13th 2024
Low Carbon Skills Fund: what you need to know before applying

More than 300,000 individual properties are covered by the UK Public Sector. With these buildings accounting for around 2% of the UK’s total emissions, the government introduced a...

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 31st 2024
ASHRAE Heat Balance Method Versus Radiant Time Series

The calculation of cooling loads in building and HVAC system design is a critical task that requires precision and understanding of thermal dynamics. This article presents a...

Jan 29th 2024
Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 3 – Project Partner Opportunities

Today [29th January, 2024] marks the launch of the Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF) Phase 3 Spring competition window. If you operate an industrial site or data centre...

Jan 25th 2024
IES Welcomes Release of UKGBC Commercial Retrofit Guidance for Offices

This week the UKGBC has launched a landmark report, aimed at supporting the retrofit of large commercial office buildings towards net zero. An output of the UKGBC’s Advancing Net...

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...

Jan 11th 2024
Ben Pettitt in Build in Digital: Maybe it's time for office landlords to go home

IES’ Ben Pettitt recently featured in Build in Digital, with an article discussing how landlords can make use of existing design, energy compliance or BIM models to convert vacant...

Jan 10th 2024
Chris Brown in Health Estates Journal: Digital tools can improve funding bid success rates

IES’s Chris Brown recently featured in January’s edition of Health Estates Journal with an article discussing how the use of appropriate ‘digital tools’ can provide comprehensive...

Jan 5th 2024
Why in-use building performance evaluation should be a net-zero priority for businesses in 2024

The following viewpoint initially featured in edie's Net-Zero November 2023 summary report. For further net-zero insights, covering everything from green policy and...

Dec 15th 2023
COP28: We must move faster to decarbonise the built environment

As COP28 negotiations closed and a deal was agreed, it was difficult not to have mixed feelings on the UAE Consensus. While many hailed the ‘landmark’ deal to move away from...

Dec 13th 2023
Achieving a net-zero commercial real estate sector - it all starts with the data

Most sectors are now agreed on the urgency with which we need to decarbonise, and the commercial real estate (CRE) sector is certainly no exception to this. According to...

Dec 11th 2023
BERDO 2.0: Decarbonizing Boston

As part of its 2019 Climate Action Plan strategy and following suit from Local Law 84 (LL84) in New York City, the City of Boston introduced an ordinance applying energy...

Dec 6th 2023
Urbanisation and the Built Environment takes centre stage at COP28: Join us in sharing your building performance success stories

As COP28 unfolds, a key thematic focus of today’s proceedings will be Urbanisation and the Built Environment, an area which we know represents huge untapped potential for driving...

Nov 28th 2023
Building Decarbonization: Going Beyond Local Law 97

As 2023 draws to a close, the upcoming year looks to usher in a defining era for building decarbonization across the United States, with states like New York set to enforce...

Nov 23rd 2023
What 3 things should manufacturers prioritise to accelerate their net-zero plans in 2024?

As global net-zero targets loom ever closer, with the interim target of achieving a 43% reduction in emissions by 2030 against 2019 levels now just 6 years away, few sectors are...