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SECTOR: SOFTWARE DATE: JUNE 2014 COUNTRY: GLOBAL

IESVE FOR
ENGINEERS
Innovative, award-winning and in-depth
suite of integrated analysis tools

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IESVE FOR
ENGINEERS
A flexible, integrated system for performance
assessment that brings productivity and excellence
to every aspect of sustainable building design.
IESVE FOR EARLY STAGE DETAILED DESIGN
ENGINEERS Use VE for Engineers across the entire design lifecycle

Used by leading sustainable design experts MIX AND MATCH TO


CREATE YOUR PERFECT OPERATION
around the globe VE for Engineers can virtually ANALYSIS SUITE
test the feasibility of different energy saving Analysis Capabilities
strategies and new technologies. Energy/Carbon

It is an intelligent response to climate change.


BREEAM
LEED
COMPLETION
Green Star
Light/Glare
RATING EXTENSIVE Daylight Harvesting
SYSTEMS REPORTING Solar Penetration/Shading
LEED, BREEAM, Green Star, DGNB and QSAS. The VE for Engineers suite allows you to
Sun Path Tracking
DETAILED DESIGN
The list of green building rating systems is easily visualise and communicate results at
long and growing steadily across the globe. a highly detailed level. Our results analysis Climate/Bio-Climatic
Plus, building regulations in many countries and reporting capabilities are about more HVAC Modelling &
now incorporate an energy performance than just aesthetics. They offer extensive, Sizing Load Calculations
requirement. VE for Engineers offers a wide clear and diagrammatic technical Passive Design
range of approved guided tools and analysis
capabilities which make achieving these
information and visualisation.
Hybrid Strategies SCHEMATIC
popular systems easy and cost effective. UNRIVALLED Renewable Feasibility
INTEROPERABILITY Natural Ventilation
INTEGRATED Integrating Performance Analysis into the Thermal Comfort
MODELLING heart of the design process, IES offers an CFD Airflow
The first class suite of VE for Engineers unrivalled interoperability with other Cost/Value CONCEPT
analysis tools all share one central integrated CAD design and analysis tools.
Occupant Movement
data model. Saving time and facilitating
integrated analysis you can adjust and hone Fire Evacuation
the model without duplication. Also, share Lift Design
results and input data amongst applications Part L
to refine and inform simulations.
Import models, or build directly within
EPCs MASTER PLANNING
the IES ModelIT application.
Section 6
BERs
SOLAR LIGHT
Sun Path, Penetration, Natural/Electric Levels, Daylight
Shading Harvesting, Glare

LOW-CARBON AIRFLOW
STRATEGIES CFD, Thermal Comfort,
Passive Design, Hybrid Strategies, Natural Ventilation
Facade Design

ENERGY & CARBON IESVE FOR HVAC


Dynamic Simulation,
Temprature Distribution,
ENGINEERS System Modelling, Loads & Sizing,
Advanced Systems
Thermal Mass

CLIMATE EGRESS
Bio-Climatic Design, Occupant Movement,
Renewable Feasibility, Fire Evacuation, Lift Design
Water

MODEL BUILDING
Share, Import, Create
RATING SYSTEMS VALUE/COST
LEED, BREEAM, Green Star, Capital, Lifecycle,
Green Mark Value

REGULATIONS
UK Domestic & Non Domestic,
ASHRAE 90.1, 55 & 62.1,
Australia & New Zealand,
Title 24, South Africa
VE FOR ENGINEERS
BUILDING PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT TOOLS
MODEL BUILDING RATING SYSTEMS SOLAR AIRFLOW HVAC EGRESS
The single central 3D data model at the Measure against global rating systems. Harness the power of the sun and analyse Simulate complex airflow without in-depth Size and model conventional, advanced, Ensure people can travel easily within your
heart of the system provides geometry Specific modules provide automation and how it affects your building inside and out. expertise. Produce graphics and animations and building-integrated systems, plants building and evacuate safely and quickly
and data shared by all tools. unique built-in Quality Assurance (QA) to visualise and communicate results. & controls in detail
SunCast Simulex
functionality.
ModelIT Control solar gains taking into account MacroFlo ApacheHVAC Simulate occupant movement
Contains information on geometry, LEED USA / Canada / India the suns path and solar penetration Assess natural ventilation strategies at Simulate detailed typical & innovative Keep people moving feely & avoid
materials, occupancy, climate and BREEAM UK/Gulf Assess the shading/right to light impact a macro level (bulk-airflow) HVAC systems with minimal effort bottleneck
equipment of surrounding buildings & terrain Simulate thermal stack effects and Simulate simultaneously alongside Evaluate alternative fire evacuation
Green Star (Aus)
Enables you to create a 3D analysis wind-driven indoor airflows building thermal analysis escape routes
Green Mark (Singapore) Test internal and external solar
model from scratch Lisi
shading devices Combine with ApacheHVAC for analysis Pre-defined HVAC Wizard & System
Estidama (UAE) Simulate and assess different lift options
Alternatively, import CAD data into Generate animated, visual, graphical and of mixed-mode operation Prototypes saves significant input time
the system in 3D or 2D QSAS (Qatar)
numerical output for colleagues, clients Must be used in conjunction with Detailed analysis of HVAC energy
LOTUS (Vietnam) VALUE/COST
or planners ApacheSim saving measures
REGULATIONS Undertake efficient multidisciplinary
DGNB (Germany) Combine with MacroFlo for analysis of value and cost studies
Ensure compliance against global regulations MicroFlo
LIGHT Ensure optimum ventilation and thermal mixed-mode operation & achieve close
using 3D solutions. Specific modules provide CLIMATE Deft
Ensure good natural daylight and visual comfort at the building, room and to real-life results
automation and unique built-in Quality Add the powerful early stage climatic and Compare different indicators and
comfort, reduce lighting gains, and test how sub-room level Advanced air side modelling flexibility for
Assurance (QA) functionality. natural resource capabilities of VE-Gaia to design options at any stage to
your lighting designs will look and perform. ventilated double skin facades and more
your VE for Engineers suite. Assess natural ventilation strategies build in a comprehensive value
UK PartL/PartF/Section6/EPCs/BERs
RadianceIES at the micro level Component based HVAC system mimics engineering approach
(Domestic & Non-Domestic) VE-Gaia Detailed 3D visualisation of daylight the control of a detailed system
ASHRAE 90.1: 2004/07/10 and ECB Climate, Solar, Daylight, Natural Resource and electric light levels CostPlan
Must be used in conjunction with
ASHRAE 55 Availability & Water Prepare customised capital
Maximise daylight, minimise glare and ApacheSim
Energy, Carbon & AIA 2030 Challenge cost estimates
ASHRAE 62.1 incorporate electric lighting designs
analysis ApacheLoads
CIBSE Guide A/ISO 7730 Place sensors and record accurate daylight LifeCycle
Calculate heat and cooling loads based
levels for dimming controls Take into account operating
US EPaCT ENERGY & CARBON on the ASHRAE Heat Balance method
costs and tariff analysis
Australia PartJ/NABERS/CBD Design for the future with innovative low Apply dimming profiles to lighting gains in Links to SunCast and ApacheHVAC
impact energy systems and strategies. ApacheSim to quantify energy reductions
New Zealand Part H1 ApacheCalc
Architecture 2030 ApacheSim FlucsPro Calculate heat loss and gain calculations
Advanced dynamic thermal simulation Analyse light levels for defined lighting based on the CIBSE Guide
Title 24
at sub-hourly timesteps for better schemes, and calculate luminaries required
South Africa Regulation XA3 of Part XA
computation of building components Undertake daylight harvesting / dimming
Assess solar gain on surfaces, surface control assessments
temperatures and radiant exchanges FlucsDL
Extensive range of results variables for Daylighting only capabilities of FlucsPro
buildings and systems Perform point-by-point analyses to get
Building & room-level annual, monthly, daylight levels within a room and assess
hourly, and sub-hourly analysis against thresholds
Assess passive performance, thermal mass, LightPro
and temperature distribution Design detailed lighting schemes and link
Link results from ApacheHVAC, MacroFlo, to FlucsPro and RadianceIES simulations
Suncast & RadianceIES and use as integral
thermal simulation inputs
Export results to MicroFlo as boundary
conditions for detailed CFD analysis
JOIN WORLD LEADING
UNRIVALLED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
INTEROPERABILITY AND COST ANALYSIS
Integrating Performance Analysis into the heart of the Discover a unique new integrated approach

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN EXPERTS design process, IES offers an unrivalled interoperability


with other CAD design and analysis tools.
to material selection and cost of your
building while gaining BREEAM credits.
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TOOL INTEROPERABILITY Material selection
Revit Architecture & MEP Dedicated Plug-in Toolbar Capital Cost and Life Cycle Costing
SketchUp Free & Pro Dedicated Plug-in Toolbar assessment (LCC)
Trelligence Affinity Integrated Software Package Environmental IMPACT assessment (LCA)
Examples of leading International companies which use Rapid concept and detailed assessment
Gaia Geothermal Two-Way Data Connection
our software include; AECOM, Arup, Atkins, Aurecon, Any with IFC Export IFC Import Function (Beta) Gain BREEAM credits for MAN05 & MAT01
BDP, Broadway Malyan, Buro Happold, Foster+Partners, Any with gbXML Export gbXML Import Function Use in UK and International BREEAM
assessments
Gensler, Guttman & Blaevoet, Mott MacDonald, Stantec, Any with DXF Export DXF Import Function
Applicable to all building types
Syska Hennessy, WSP Group and WYG. Connect your existing BIM model with
STANDARDS & the IESVE BIM Analysis Suite
METHODOLOGIES
IES tools meet the following approved international
IMPACT is flexible and can integrate with
standards and can undertake the following methodologies.
international building sustainability
assessment methods and schemes by
STANDARDS reporting environmental impacts and life
cycle costing in a number of ways including
ASHRAE 140: 2004 & 07, BESTEST, CIBSE TM33, to the following methods/standards:
EU EN13791: July 2000, EPACT Qualified
South Africa National Building Regulations: Regulation XA3 ISO 15686-5: 2008 compliant
EN 15643-2:2011 compliant
EN 15643-4:2012 compliant
METHODOLOGIES
EN 15643-1 compliant
UK National Calculation Methodology
EN 15978:2011 compliant
ASHRAE 55 calculation procedure
(from CEN TC/350)
ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G PRM calculation procedure (2004, 2007, 2010)
ASHRAE 62.1 calculation procedure
ISO 7730 calculation procedure
EUROPE
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