Energy Evaluation

Building Energy Information Modeling

Building Energy Information Modeling Simultaneously with the release of ArchiCAD, GRAPHISOFT introduced the new version of the world’s number one building energy information modeling tool to the BIM market. EcoDesigner for ArchiCAD offers numerous new…

Early Design Phase

Early Design Phase The truth of sustainable design is that approximately 80% of the design decisions that influence a building’s energy performance are made by the architect in the early design phase; the remaining 20% are made by engineers at the later…

Informed Decisions

Informed Decisions “Sustainable architecture” is the practice of designing, constructing and maintaining buildings in a way that their environmental impact is minimized. One of the most important aspects of sustainable design is energy efficiency – a…

Quick Energy Evaluation for Architects

Quick Energy Evaluation for Architects Now architects can evaluate energy performance from within ArchiCAD. GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner is available from ArchiCAD and the best news is that all architects can use it right away! With EcoDesigner, the ArchiCAD…

Workflow

Workflow GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner uses a simple, three-step workflow to determine the energy characteristics of the project: 1. Model 2. Evaluate 3. Report More information on GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner http://www.graphisoft.com/products/ec… Download…

Sustainable Design

The built-in energy evaluation functionality of ArchiCAD uses StruSoft’s VIPcore calculation engines. ArchiCAD 17 enables architects to perform improved energy evaluation based on standard-compliant technology, supporting multiple thermal blocks. As a…

ArchiCAD 16 – Energy Evaluation – Working with Zones

ArchiCAD 16 New Features – Energy Evaluation Working with Zones GRAPHISOFT continues to innovate in “green”, uniquely offering the best workflow for sustainable design, integrated in its BIM authoring tool. In this movie we will present how to model Zones…

ArchiCAD 16 – Energy Evaluation – Energy Model Review

ArchiCAD 16 New Features – Energy Evaluation Energy Model Review GRAPHISOFT continues to innovate in “green”, uniquely offering the best workflow for sustainable design, integrated in its BIM authoring tool. In this movie we will run the Energy Evaluation…

ArchiCAD 16 – Energy Evaluation – Material Catalog

ArchiCAD 16 New Features – Energy Evaluation Material Catalog GRAPHISOFT continues to innovate in “green”, uniquely offering the best workflow for sustainable design, integrated in its BIM authoring tool. The Material Catalog is an extensive database…

ArchiCAD 16 – Energy Evaluation – U-value Override

ArchiCAD 16 New Features – Energy Evaluation U-value Override GRAPHISOFT continues to innovate in “green”, uniquely offering the best workflow for sustainable design, integrated in its BIM authoring tool. The Energy evaluation in default uses the U-value…