IBPSA-USA

CityBES: City Building Energy Saver

Description

City Building Energy Saver (CityBES) is a web-based data and computing platform, focusing on energy modeling and analysis of a city’s building stock to support district or city-scale efficiency programs. CityBES uses an international open data standard, CityGML, to represent and exchange 3D city models. CityBES employs EnergyPlus to simulate building energy use and savings from energy efficient retrofits. CityBES provides a suite of features for urban planners, city energy managers, building owners, utilities, energy consultants and researchers.

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Country:
USA
Major Capabilities:
Whole Building Energy Simulation, Energy Conservation Measures, Building Energy Benchmarking
Building Type:
Commercial, Residential, Multi Family, Portfolio Scale, District Scale, Urban Scale
Keywords:
EnergyPlus, OpenStudio
Languages:
English
Platform:
Web/Saas
Pricing:
Free
Help And Support:
Free Email Support
Last Software Update:
December 28, 2018
No special experience required.
urban planners, city energy managers, building owners, utilities, energy consultants and researchers
Users select buildings and ECMs to model or evaluate, enter utility cost and incentives or rebates.
Many building performance metrics including energy use, end uses, peak demand, equipment capacity, EUI, GHG, cost, payback, PV potential, water use.
A free user friendly web app modeling urban buildings using detailed EnergyPlus models. Excellent 3D GIS visualization.