Posts tagged "2030 Challenge"

Ed Mazria Greenbuild 2013 Master Series Session – Launching the 2030 Palette

The highlights – complete with slides – of Architecture 2030 founder Ed Mazria’s Master Series Session at Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia, PA in November 2013.

Perkins+Will Launched 2030 e2 Energy Estimating Tool

The global integrated design firm, Perkins+Will launched the 2030 e2 Energy Estimating Tool. This free online tool was created to assist Perkins+Will’s designers in designing buildings to achieve the 2030 challenge. Specifically, 2030 e2 allows users to set target goals for four key areas: energy efficiency, green power offsets, on-site renewable energy, and grid-supplied renewable...

The Carbon Neutral Design Project Offers Survey of Available Energy Tools

The Carbon Neutral Design Project offers a survey of currently available energy tools amongst other resources. The Carbon Neutral Design (CND) Project is a joint effort by the AIA, members of AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE), and the Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE) to produce educational and resource materials for carbon neutral design....

Video Tutorial on using IES VE-Ware SketchUp Plugin for Energy Analysis

“SketchUp” School has released their latest video tutorial, and it’s on using the VE SketchUp plug-in to create more sustainable buildings and homes.   The plug-in and the VE-Ware tool are completely free! Join Mike in these videos as he shows you how to run an energy analysis on a massing model using the IES plug-in...

Building Performance Analysis Freeware VE-Ware now available

VE-WARE from IES (Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd) is now available to download. It works as a Revit plug-in only for now, other options for inputting the geometry data will be coming soon. Some highlights are: Suitable for all building types across worldwide locations Assesses performance against the Architecture 2030 Challenge Easy to use – produce...

Building Performance Analysis for Free: IES VE-Ware

In line with its commitment to the sustainable building design movement and responding to Architecture 2030 Challenge, IES on May 14 announced the release of VE-Ware, freely downloadable software that enables building owners, facilities managers and architects to analyze, better understand and take steps to increase the energy efficiency and reduce the carbon emissions associated...