IBPSA-USA

Ground Loop Design (GLD) is a software tool for designing and optimizing ground source heat pump systems.

Capabilities:

HVAC System Selection and Sizing

Building Type:

Subsystem Level
UcanPsi is a gratis software for calculating 2D and 3D thermal bridges. U-values for windows and doors can also be calculated. Heat flows, temperatures, isotherms and isoflows can be obtained. The program is validated according to ISO 10211 and ISO 10077.

Capabilities:

Other

Building Type:

Subsystem Level
Green Building is a model-based energy simulation software based on Modelica standard for building energy systems. The Green Building model library includes energy system components like buildings, usage behavior, heat/power/cooling facilities, grids and e-mobility. New components can be created easily. Calculations allow precise and fast results for planners, investors, energy provider and municipality.

Capabilities:

Whole Building Energy Simulation, HVAC System Selection and Sizing, Parametrics and Optimization

Building Type:

Commercial, Residential, Multi Family
Calculates temperature distributions, heat flows and (optionally) vapor diffusion flows in building structures – particularly those with thermal heat bridges

Capabilities:

Load Calculations, Weather Data and Climate Analysis, Other

Building Type:

Subsystem Level
ESBO (Early Stage Building Optimization) is a simulation tool for building design optimization based on EQUA’s building performance software IDA Indoor Climate and Energy (IDA ICE).

Capabilities:

Whole Building Energy Simulation, Load Calculations, Parametrics and Optimization

Building Type:

Commercial, Residential, Multi Family
FineGREEN is a BIM simulation environment that combines the Building Information Modeling power and user friendliness of the 3D Building interface, with the reliability and accuracy of the EnergyPlus(R) calculation engine. FineGREEN embeds the latest version of EnergyPlus and allows the easy determination of the best energy-efficient building design solutions from the initial architectural concept through the HVAC design and the entire project completion.

Capabilities:

Whole Building Energy Simulation, Load Calculations, HVAC System Selection and Sizing

Building Type:

Commercial, Residential, Multi Family
Designed for Commercial Real Estate investors and subsequent stakeholders, arbn estates provides a singular source for managing energy performance and MEES compliance across large and diverse property portfolios. A database for EPC’s and fully integrated with our arbn consult platform, arbn estates provides a single platform for managing energy performance and MEES compliance across large and diverse property portfolios. arbn estates intelligently centralizes portfolio wide Commercial Real Estate data sets for continuous monitoring.

Capabilities:

Building Energy Auditing, Building Energy Benchmarking, Other

Building Type:

Commercial, Portfolio Scale
EDAPT (Energy Design Assistance Program Tracker) is a design-assistance project and program management and reporting portal intended for managers of large portfolios of energy-efficiency projects that use energy modeling. Example users include utilities, ESCOs, large portfolio owners, and building certification programs.

Capabilities:

Whole Building Energy Simulation, Energy Conservation Measures, Other

Building Type:

Commercial, Residential, Multi Family, Portfolio Scale
AGI32 is a three-dimensional lighting design and rendering program for electric lighting and daylight analysis. The software can produce predictive lighting system calculations simultaneously with accurate visualizations for any application of electric lighting and/or daylighting.

Capabilities:

Lighting Simulation

Building Type:

Subsystem Level
DL-Light is the software suite developed by De Luminæ to help the evaluation of the intake and distribution of natural light in architectural and urban spaces. It calculates Daylight Factor, Luminous Autonomy, BREEAM requirements, Sun Exposure and Sky View Factor.

Capabilities:

Lighting Simulation

Building Type:

Commercial, Residential