Posts tagged "gbXML"
Simergy Version 1.3 is Now Available

Simergy Version 1.3 is Now Available

Simergy v1.3 was released today. You can download it from the Simergy website at: http://Simergy.lbl.gov As all of you know, Simergy is a BIM/BEM application that dramatically reduces the time and complexity required to use DOE’s whole-building energy modeling and performance simulation engine — EnergyPlus. Simergy was designed and developed to meet the advanced building...

OpenStudio V1.1.0 Released

EnergyPlus is the Building Technology Office’s (BTO) free, open-source whole-building energy simulation engine. OpenStudio is BTO’s free, open-source software development kit for energy simulation using EnergyPlus. Developed at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), OpenStudio provides common input model creation, run management, and result manipulation functions that reduce the effort to develop applications that use...

Simergy: A Free, Comprehensive Graphical User Interface for Energy Modeling with EnergyPlus

Simergy v1.0 was released today. Simergy is a free graphical user interface (GUI)  that enables DOE’s whole-building energy modeling engine EnergyPlus to be used more easily and effectively. Simergy helps meet the advanced building energy modeling needs of architects, mechanical engineers, simulation consultants, energy analysts and sustainability consultants. Simergy can be downloaded from simergy.lbl.gov. (Note...

gModeller Updated to Version 1.8

greenspaceLive are just announced gModeller version 1.8, now available on the SketchUp Extension Warehouse. What’s in gModeller 1.8? Optimised for SketchUp Make and SketchUp Pro gbXML, IDF and NCT exports Auto Surfacing and Spacing Cloud backup and Versioning Run EnergyPlus Analysis from SketchUp And much more! The easiest way to update gModeller is to go...
Minergie Calculations from the BIM Model with Lesosai

Minergie Calculations from the BIM Model with Lesosai

Lesosai 7.1 imports gbXML, which can be generated Revit, Sketchup (with Plugin) und Archicad (with Plugin). Lesosai is software for the certification and thermal balance calculation of buildings containing one or more heated or cooled zones. It is designed primarily for building engineers, HVAC engineers and architects.. http://www.lesosai.com

Revit Energy Analysis with Green Building Studio’s New Potential Energy Savings Chart

The Potential Energy Savings chart is a cutting edge new feature that helps design teams understand the features of a building’s design, construction, and systems that can save the most energy. It is designed to help users focus the team’s valuable efforts only on the areas that matter most for reducing energy use. Read more...
Simergy - 3rd Public Beta Released

Simergy – 3rd Public Beta Released

Simergy is a Free Graphical User Interface enabling EnergyPlus to be used more easily and effectively. Go to http://simergy-beta.lbl.gov/ to find out more .. See also the recently posted webinar on the gbXML integration for this tool.

DesignBuilder v3.2 Released

The release of DesignBuilder v3.2 featuring several major enhancements: ·        EnergyPlus v7.2 is the main simulation engine ·        Detailed HVAC templates allow fully connected systems to be loaded to the model ·        ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G constructions and outline baseline HVAC systems included ·        Improved Simple HVAC simulations with options for humidity control, heat recovery...

Webinar: Green Building XML and the New EnergyPlus GUIs from LBNL and NREL

This is a recording of the gbXML webinar that took place on January 22, 2013. It demonstrates the new EnergyPlus GUIs from LBNL and NREL and includes the following: 1. An overview of gbXML given by Stephen Roth of Carmel Software 2. Demo of LBNL’s Simergy by Richard See 3. Demo of NREL’s OpenStudio by...

Importing Revit 2013 gbXML into Ecotect Analysis 2011 Problem Solved

On importing gbXML files from Revit 2013 into Ecotecty Analysis you are faced with the following error message: This error is being presented because the gbXML export file is not encoded in a format Ecotect recognises (and for some reason triggers an IFC error message). Unlike earlier versions, Revit 2013 exports in UTF-16 format whereas...

Revit 2013 gbXML Not Importing into Ecotect 2011

Come accross this problem? Here is the solution from the BIM Toolbox: On import you are faced with the following error message: This error is being presented because the gbXML export file is not encoded in a format Ecotect recognises (and for some reason triggers an IFC error message). Unlike earlier versions, Revit 2013 exports...
greenspace Live Reveals New Website and Features

greenspace Live Reveals New Website and Features

greenspaceLive is a energy analysis suite based on EnergyPlus that works with Trimble Sketchup. Their gTools solution is the only application for SketchUp with integrated gbXML technology. greenspaceLive has just revealed a new website today! The look and feel of the site was overhauled (e.g. allowing you to sign in, register and share with LinkedIn...