Dec 13, 2007

IES for Revit Architecture utilising gbXML

Yesterday (12 Dec 2007) IES announces a new plugin within Revit Architecture links to IES software and enables easy top-level analysis of energy efficiency and building performance at early stages of the design process.

This new development enables architects to investigate the building's performance at early stages in the design process without any specialist simulation knowledge or the need to re-input geometry data, and without leaving the Revit environment. It allows the Revit Architecture BIM model to be easily and quickly imported into IES' unique system of integrated building performance analysis tools. More details...

Think 2008 - May 7-8 London!

Registration for Think, the leading UK exhibition and conference on sustainability in the built environment is now live. Entrance to the exhibition is free if you pre-register here. The show floor is zoned, taking visitors on a journey through sustainable delivery in the built environment. Visitors will see leading companies in every sector of the market.

Dec 11, 2007

Is politics getting way of climate change?

In an excellent Newsnight report tonight, the BBC report focuses on the Bali summit and looks at. “How much of a country's emissions are down to the way its people live? Countries like China and India may be among the world's worst CO2 emitters - but a great many of their citizens' carbon footprints are very small.” More..

Associated Press reports "Delegates at the U.N. climate conference struggled to agree Tuesday on whether they will call on rich nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions"...on the 10th anniversey of the birth Kyoto Protocol today.

More Newsnight - Climate Maps - Fair Solution?