IES claims first EPC using dynamic simulation

Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) and Bureau Veritas claim the lodgement of the first dynamic-simulation non-dwelling Energy Performance Certificate in the UK. It is for the 14 000 m2 Exchequer Court at 33 St Mary Axe, London EC3. The certification was undertake for property-management company Broadgate Estates and owner Invista Real Estate Management. The building received a D rating and was graded by CIBSE Accredited Energy Assessor Colin Rees of IES Consulting. He comments: ‘Undertaking the EPC assessment using the dynamic simulation model method was a necessity for this building because of its size and zone complexity. However, overall it was a pretty standard assessment.’ He used the recently approved DSM EPC VE Compliance software available in v5.9 of IES’s Virtual Environment performance analysis suite.
For more information on this story, click here:Sept, 08 61
Related links:
Related articles:

modbs tv logo

Agile working explained

Julia Kitchen explains what agile working is and how companies can achieve it.

Dr Gavin Dunn: Managing responsibility

Dr Gavin Dunn, CEO of CABE discusses how the industry needs to handle responsibility better.