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This summer we’ve welcomed five female summer interns to the IES team – Galila Khougali (MEng Architectural Engineering, Heriot-Watt), Melanie Gines (MEng Architectural Engineering, Heriot-Watt), Agata Mamcarz (MEng Architectural Engineering, Heriot-Watt), Zoe Richardson (BSc Computing Science, Uniof the West of Scotland) and Ildiko Szabo (BSc Computing Science, Uniof the West of Scotland). As a STEM […]

ENTRUST Project – Power to the People

Posted : March 14, 2017 by John G

The following piece is an extract from the January 2017 issue of Impact, a publication that features science reports designed to enable the dissemination of research impact to key stakeholders. This is a report on ENTRUST, a H2020 R&D project that IES is involved in as a project partner. ENTRUST is a three-year project exploring […]

We’ve been working with Breathing Buildings for several months now, and today we’re excited to announced the result of that collaboration – a brand new performance component within the VE for Breathing Buildings’ NVHR low energy hybrid ventilation system. The new component uses IES Navigator technology to streamline and automate the integration of the component […]

On the lead up to our free BIM4Analysis webinar taking place on Thursday 28th January, we’ll be publishing a series of blogs to preview some of the topics that will be covered during the session. First up is a post from our guest speaker Jean Carriere of Trailloop, who will be presenting the most recent […]

The AIA recently issued a press release announcing the findings of its AIA 2030 Commitment 2014 Progress report. The report showed that nearly half of energy-modeled projects met or came close to meeting 2014 carbon reduction targets, with a quote from the press release saying “Quite simply, energy modeling presents the greatest opportunity for architects to […]

In this week’s blog post we go behind the scenes at IES and meet one of our software developers to find out what it’s like working at IES and being part of the team that creates the Virtual Environment. So everybody meet Tom, our Anglo-French software engineer who has been working at IES since July […]

BIM Long and Prosper (Infographic)

Posted : January 27, 2015 by John G

Ever wondered how many Trekkie and BIM puns you could squeeze into one infographic? Well as our marketing team and BIM experts figured out this week… it’s quite a few. We came to that conclusion after creating our light hearted new infographic illustrating BIM and Interoperability with the VE, which you can see in full […]

This month we welcome guest blogger Janet Beckett to the IES blog to reveal 5 things she’s learned from a “BIM on a BUDGET” project. Janet is a Low Carbon Consultant and Director at Carbon Saver UK. Our BIM on Budget story began a year ago when a local chap phoned us to ask about […]

Are you ready for Greenbuild 2014?

Posted : October 20, 2014 by John G

As we gear up for Greenbuild this week in the cultural hub that is New Orleans, we’re asking attendees ‘Are you ready?’   With stricter code compliance regulations such as Title 24 coming into place and voluntary rating systems  like LEED V4 and ASHRAE Standard 189 introducing more stringent performance based pre-requisites, it is becoming […]

Glasgow Future City

Posted : February 21, 2014 by John G

There’s no doubt 2014 is going to be a big year for Glasgow; the Commonwealth Games, the MTV Europe Awards, the Ryder Cup and the Independence Referendum. But 2014 is also the year that Glasgow gets ‘smart’… At the start of 2013, Glasgow City Council won the Future Cities Demonstrator competition, securing a £24 million […]

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