Choose between LEED, BREEAM and Green Star approaches
Use a dynamic thermal simulation at sub-hourly time-steps to interrogate without shading, with simple external shading, or with advanced solar penetration
Whole-building energy/carbon (by end use)
Benchmark against Architecture 2030 Challenge
Max/min results for temperature, humidity and comfort at a room level
Per room peak loads breakdown based on dynamic simulation
Heating/Cooling Loads Calculation
Production of building, system and room heating/cooling loads figures, including peak loads, loads breakdown and cooling air flow rates
Choice of ASHRAE and CIBSE calculation methods
Daylight/Solar Shading Simulation
Assess daylight levels against a fixed threshold with model and tabular results
Create a Solar Shading animation across a choice of date ranges
Link directly with ModeViewerII to view real time shadows on 3D Model – choose the date and time you want
Visualise sun position in the sky in relation to the 3D Model (in ModelViewerII). You can choose to toggle on or off views which show: azimuth, altitude, defined time, sun rise and sun set times, autumn equinox, summer & winter solstices
Video animations can be created across time periods (in ModelViewerII)
Feasibility assessment of user selected renewables and low carbon technologies in relation to delivered energy and carbon emission mitigation
Revolutionary interface de-mystifies simulation opening up performance analysis to a wider range of design professionals.
Improved modelling efficiency and accuracy, enabling rapid iterative feedback Input and manipulate exact building data.
View concise reports with interactive filters for easy interrogation.
Unique built-in Quality Assurance (QA) functionality permits progress to be tracked and checked, encouraging design collaboration.