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1D-HAM

heat, air, moisture transport, walls

   

3E Plus

insulation, insulation thickness

Free software.  

AAMASKY

skylights, daylighting, commercial buildings

   

ABACODE

Residential code compliance, IECC

Free software.  

ACOUSALLE

acoustics, codes and standards

   

AcousticCalc

HVAC acoustics, sound level prediction, noise level

   

Acoustics Program

HVAC acoustics, sound level prediction, noise level

   

Acuity Energy Platform

energy efficiency software; customized business recommendation; commercial and industrial energy use comparisons

   

ADELINE

daylighting, lighting, commercial buildings buildings

   

Adtek

Heat Loss, Heat Gain Software

  Software has been updated.

AEPS System Planning

electrical system, renewable energy system, planning and design software, modeling, simulation, energy usage, system performance, financial analysis, solar, wind, hydro, behavior characteristics, usage profiles, generation load storage calculations, on-grid, off-grid, residential, commercial, system sizing, utility rate plans, rate comparison, utility costs, energy savings

   

AFT Fathom

design, pump selection, pipe analysis, duct design, duct sizing, chilled water systems, hot water system

   

AFT Mercury

optimization, pipe optimization, pump selection, duct design, duct sizing, chilled water systems, hot water systems

   

AGI32

lighting, daylighting, rendering, roadway

   

AIRWIND Pro

Air Conditioning Load Calculation

   

AkWarm

home energy rating systems, home energy, residential modeling, weatherization

   

Analysis Platform

heating, cooling, and SWH equipment, commercial buildings

   

Animate

animated visualization of data, XY graphs, energy-use data

   

AnTherm

Thermal heat bridges, heat flow, steady state, 2D, 3D, transfer coefficients, thermal conductance, visualization, simulation, European standards, EPBD, temperature distribution, vapor transfer, vapor diffusion, avoiding moisture, avoiding mould, energy performance, linear thermal transmittance, point thermal transmittance, vapor pressure, surface condensation, thermal comfort, dew point

   

Archelios PRO

Photovoltaic simulation, 3D design, economics results

   

ArchiWIZARD

energy performance; 3-D graphics interface; solar and lighting simulation; real time updated results and changes; thermal calculation; building performance; heat balance; thermal regulation

   

Astra

illumination calculation, glare calculation, light planning

Free software.  

Athena Model

life cycle assessment, environment, building materials, buildings

Free software.  

AUDIT

operating cost, bin data, residential, commercial

   

Autodesk Green Building Studio

building information modeling, interoperability, energy performance, DOE-2, EnergyPlus, CAD

Free software.  

AVReporter

Energy management, energy monitoring, reducing CO2, increase energy efficency, ISO50001

   

AWDABPT

building temperature simulation, thermal performance

   

Awnshade

solar shading, awnings, overhangs, side fins, windows

   

Be06

energy performance, building regulations, house, office, commercial and institutional

   

BEAVER

energy simulation, thermal analysis

   

BEES

environmental performance, green buildings, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing, sustainable development

Free software.  

Benchmata

Automated Benchmarking System Automation Portfolio Manager

   

BEopt

Residential Buildings, Energy Simulation, Optimization, Retrofit, New Construction, EnergyPlus, DOE2.2

Free software.  

BESTEST

exterior envelope simulation program capability tests, HVAC modeling tests, multizone modeling tests, ground coupling modeling tests, BESTEST, Standard 140

Free software.  

BE$T

electric motors, energy efficiency

   

BinMaker Pro

weather data, binned weather data, design weather data

   

BLCC

economic analysis, ESPCs, federal buildings, life-cycle costing

Free software.  

BlueSol

PV system sizing, PV system simulation, grid-connected PV systems, electrical components, shading, economic analysis.

   

BSim

building simulation, energy, daylight, thermal and moisture analysis, indoor climate

   

BTU Analysis Plus

HVAC, heating, cooling, heat load studies

   

BTU Analysis REG

HVAC, heating, cooling, heat load studies

   

BuildingAdvice

Whole building analysis, energy simulation, renewable energy, retrofit analysis, sustainability/green buildings

   

Building Design Advisor

design, daylighting, energy performance, prototypes, case studies, commercial buildings

Free software.  

Building Energy Analyzer

air-conditioning, heating, on-site power generation, heat recovery, CHP, BCHP.

   

Building Energy Modelling and Simulation: Self-Learning Modules

energy simulation, buildings, courseware, self-learning, modeling, simulation

Free software.  

Building Greenhouse Rating

operational energy, greenhouse performance, national benchmark

Free software.  

Building Performance Compass

Commercial Buildings, Multi-family Residence, Benchmarking, Energy Tracking, Improvement Tracking, Weather Normalization

   

BuildingSim

thermostat, simulation, energy cost

Free software.  

BUS++

energy performance, ventilation, air flow, indoor air quality, noise level

   

BV2

annual energy use, durational diagram

   

Cake Systems

Energy Efficiency, Auditing, Labeling Home Performance, Contractor, Program Manager, Utility, Community Energy Performance Score, EPS, Cake Systems Tablet Application, App, API, Home Energy Score, HES

   

CAMEL

load estimation, psychrometrics, plant sizing

   

Carbon Estates

Energy Benchmarking; Retrofitting Simulation; Energy Management; Carbon Management

   

CATALOGUE

windows, fenestration, product information, thermal characteristics

Free software.  

CBE UFAD Cooling Design Tool

UFAD, underfloor, Cooling load calculator, cooling, stratification, thermal comfort

   

CELLAR

cellar, heat loss, design rules

   

Cepenergy Management Software for Buildings

Energy management, energy efficiency, energy evaluation, energy simulation, energy modeling, environmental performance, sustainable development, CO2 footprint.

   

CHP Capacity Optimizer

CHP, cogeneration, capacity optimization, distributed generation

Free software.  

CHVAC

commercial hvac, load calculations, CLTD

   

CL4M Commercial Cooling and Heating Loads

cooling loads, heating loads, commercial buildings

   

CLIMATE 1

climate data, climatic maps, sun chart

   

Climate Consultant

climate analysis, psychrometric chart, bioclimatic chartm wind wheel

Free software.  

Climawin 2005

building thermal regulations

   

C-MAX

pumps, fans, chillers, compressors, energy conservation, facility design

   

CoDyBa

Energy simulation, energy efficiency, building performance, renewable energy, comfort, thermal analysis, indoor air temperature, dynamic simulation.

   

Cold Room Calc

refrigeration load, heat gains, heat loads, cold room, cooler, freezer, refrigerated warehouse

   

COLDWIND Pro

Refrigeration, Heat Load Calculation

   

COMcheck

energy code compliance, commercial buildings, codes training, energy savings

Free software.  

COMFIE

energy performance, design, retrofit, residential buildings, commercial buildings, passive solar

   

COMIS

multizone airflow, pollution transport

Free software.  

Commodity Server

energy database server, time series energy, portfolio management

   

CompuLyte

lighting, daylighting, rendering

Free software.  

COMSOL

Multiphysics, simulations, modeling, heat transfer, finite element

   

Construction R-value Calculator

R-value, thermal bridging

Free software.  

CONTAM

airflow analysis; building controls; contaminant dispersal; indoor air quality, multizone analysis, smoke control, smoke management, ventilation

Free software.  

Cool Roof Calculator

reflective roof, roofing membrane, low-slope roof

Free software.  

Cool Room Calc

cooling load, heat gains, heat loads, air-conditioned room, air conditioner, HVAC, air conditioning

   

CPF Tools

Solar Sales, Quoting Tool, Proposal Tool, Solar Financing, Leads, Auto-Populate, Rebate Form, CRM software, Customer and Financing Dashboard

   

CtrlSpecBuilder

HVAC controls, specifications, CSI Section 15900 HVAC Instrumentation and Controls

Free software.  

Curb

Energy management, buildings, benchmarking, energy tracking, utility billing

   

Cymap Electrical

BS 7671 Main/Sub Main and Final Circuit distribution, generators, UPS, lighting design, emergency lighting, daylighting, floodlighting, cable sizing, discrimination studies, LV and HV capabilities, fire alarm, CAD symbol library based small power design, Cable Tray/Basket/Raceways/Conduit. Lightning protection risk assessment to EN62305 in 10 languages.

   

Cymap Mechanical

Load calculation, Pipe sizing & Radiator selection, Duct sizing, Hot and cold water design, SAP, iSBEM, EPCs, Psychrometrics.

   

CYPE-Building Services

building services, single model, energy simulation, sizing, HVAC, plumbing, sewage, electricity, solar, analysis of acoustic behavior

   

Czech National Calculation Tool

EPBD, Energy Performance Certificate, Delivered energy, Energy Demand Calculation

Free software.  

Data Center Efficiency Savings Calculator

Energy Efficiency Calculator for Data Centers.

   

Dataplus-online

monitoring and targeting, energy management, self-billing

   

DAVID-32

Thermal bridges, temperatures, heat flows, computer program, freeware

Free software.  

Daylight

daylighting, daylight factor

Free software.  

DAYSIM

annual daylight simulations, electric lighting energy use, lighting controls

Free software.  

DD4M Air Duct Design

duct design, air-conditioning, heating

   

Degree Day Forecasts

degree days, historical weather, mean daily temperature

Free software.  

Degree Day .Net

degree days, HDD, CDD

Free software.  

Degree Day Reports

degree days, historical weather, mean daily temperature

Free software.  

Delphin

Coupled heat, air and moisture transport, porous materials, building envelope

   

Demand Response Quick Assessment Tool

demand response, load estimation, EnergyPlus

Free software.  

DEROB-LTH

energy performance, heating, cooling, thermal comfort, design

   

DesiCalc

desiccant system, air-conditioning, system design, energy analysis, dehumidification, desiccant-based air treatment

   

Design Advisor

whole-building, energy, comfort, natural ventilation, double-skin facade

Free software.  

DesignBuilder

Building energy simulation, visualisation, CO2 emissions, solar shading, natural ventilation, daylighting, comfort studies, CFD, HVAC simulation, pre-design, early-stage design, building energy code compliance checking, OpenGL EnergyPlus interface, building stock modelling, hourly weather data, heating and cooling equipment sizing

   

DeST

building simulation, design process, calculation, building thermal properties, natural temperature, graphical interfaces, state space method, maximum load.

Free software.  

D-Gen PRO

distributed power generation, on-site power generation, CHP, BCHP

   

Diag DPE

energy performance directive

   

DIALux

lighting design, daylight and artificial lighting, emergency lighting, road lighting

Free software.  

DIN V 18599

DIN V 18599, EPBD, energy performance of buildings directive

Free software.  

Discount

present value, discount factors, future values, life-cycle cost

Free software.  

DOE-2

energy performance, design, retrofit, research, residential and commercial buildings

   

DOLPHIN

duct sizing, duct and fitting pressure loss, fan pressure

   

DONKEY

duct sizing, equal friction, static regain, balanced pressure drop, duct acoustics, self generated noise, room sound pressure level

   

DPClima

thermal load calculation, equipment sizing

   

Duct Calculator

duct-sizing, design, engineering, calculation

   

DUCTSIZE

duct sizing, equal friction, static regain

   

EA-QUIP

building modeling, energy savings analysis, retrofit optimization (work scope development), investment analysis, online energy analysis tool, multifamily building analysis

   

E.A.S.Y. - Energy Accounting System for Your Buildings

Energy Accounting, OMV System, Building baseline development, Energy and Emissions Savings

   

Easy EnergyPlus

N/A

Free software.  

EASY: Whole House Energy Audit

energy audit, residential buildings, retrofit, economic evaluation, DSM

   

e-Bench

energy benchmarking, environmental benchmarking, energy audit, invoice verification and reconciliation, performance contract verification

   

EBS

utility billing, energy management

   

ecasys

energy program management

   

EcoAdvisor

online interactive training, online multimedia training, sustainable commercial buildings, lighting, HVAC

Free software.  

ECO-BAT

environmental performance, life cycle assessment, sustainable development

   

EcoDesigner

for architects, integrated in BIM software, one click evaluation

   

ecoInsight Energy Audit & Analysis Software

Retrofit Analysis, Energy Audit Software, Building Analysis, Lighting Retrofit

   

Eco Lumen

lighting design, energy efficient

   

ECOTECT

environmental design, environmental analysis, conceptual design, validation; solar control, overshadowing, thermal design and analysis, heating and cooling loads, prevailing winds, natural and artificial lighting, life cycle assessment, life cycle costing, scheduling, geometric and statistical acoustic analysis

   

eDNA

energy data management, on-line data archive

   

EE4 CBIP

whole building performance, building incentives

Free software.  

EE4 CODE

standards and code compliance, whole building energy performance

Free software.  

EED

Earth energy, boreholes, ground heat storage, ground source heat pump system (GSHP)

   

EEM Suite

energy management, energy accounting, benchmarking, energy use analysis, energy forecasting

   

EfficiencySMART

Energy data visibility, operational energy efficiency measures, energy savings, alerts, reports, peak demand management, schedule adjustments, meter data, interval data, energy performance, building performance

   

EffTrack

chiller efficiency, chiller performance

   

ELODIE

Life Cycle Assessment, eco-design, building environmental performance, retrofit

   

EMISS

atmospheric pollution, energy-related pollution emissions

Free software.  

EN4M Energy in Commercial Buildings

energy calculation, commercial buildings, bin method, economic analysis

   

EnerCAD

Building Energy Efficiency; Early Design Optimization; Architecture Oriented; Life Cycle Analysis

   

EnerCop Energy Benchmarking and Accounting Software

energy benchmarking; carbon benchmarking; energy accounting

   

Energinet - Energy Management Software

Cost effective Energy management software for any market

   

EnergyActio

Energy efficiency, continuous improvement, energy cost, software

   

EnergyAide

Energy audits, home energy analysis, retrofit

   

EnergyCAP Enterprise

energy information, energy accounting, energy tracking, energy efficiency, utility bill management, energy management, utility bill accounting, benchmarking, degree days, M&V, energy measurement, FASER

   

EnergyCAP Professional

energy information, energy accounting, energy tracking

   

EnergyDeck

Energy Tracking & Analysis,Benchmarking,Portfolio Ranking,Community Sharing, Project Tracking

   

Energy Demand Modeling

Reference Energy System, Software, GUI, Planning, Energy Demand Model EDM, Energy Policy Planning

   

Energy Estimation Software with Carbon Footprint Calculation

Variable frequency drive, energy savings, fans, pumps, carbon footprint

   

Energy Expert

energy tracking, energy alerts, wireless monitoring

   

EnergyGauge Summit Premier

Building simulation, energy simulation, building energy modeling, ASHRAE Standard 90.1, commercial code compliance, LEED NC 2.2 EA Credit 1, federal commercial building tax deductions, EPACT 2005 qualified software, Florida code compliance, ASHRAE Standard 90.1 Appendix G, DOE 2.1E, AHSRAE advanced building design guidelines, automatic reference building generation, automatic EA Credit 1 PDF generation, buildings research

   

EnergyGauge USA

residential, energy calculations, code compliance

   

Energy Lens

energy management, half-hourly data analysis, business energy saving, monitoring and targeting

   

EnergyPeriscope

Renewable energy performance analysis, financial analysis, sales proposals

   

EnergyPlus

energy simulation, load calculation, building performance, simulation, energy performance, heat balance, mass balance

Free software.  

EnergyPro

California Title 24, LEED, ASHRAE 90.1, compliance software, energy simulation, commercial, residential

   

Energy Profiler

load profiles, rate comparisons, data collection

   

Energy Profiler Online

online, energy usage, load profiles, bill estimation

   

Energy Profile Tool

benchmarking, energy efficiency screening, end-use energy analysis, building performance analysis, utility programs

   

EnergySavvy

efficiency calculation, energy rebates, home contractor search

Free software.  

Energy Scheming

design, residential buildings, commercial buildings, energy efficiency, load calculations

   

EnergyShape

energy load, end-use, energy profile

   

Energy Trainer for Energy Managers HVAC Module

training, HVAC, operation and maintenance, existing buildings

   

Energy Usage Forecasts

degree days, historical weather, mean daily temperature, load calculation, energy simulation

   

EnergyWitness

large building; energy efficiency

   

Energy WorkSite

energy benchmarking, facility checklist, utility bill manager

   

ENERPASS

energy performance, design, residential and small commercial buildings

   

ENER-WIN

energy performance, load calculation, energy simulation, commercial buildings, daylighting, life-cycle cost

   

ENFORMA

data acquisition, energy performance, building diagnostics, HVAC systems, lighting systems

   

Engineering Toolbox

Refrigerant line sizing, air properties, fluid properties, power factor correction, duct sizing

   

ENMAT

Monitoring and Targeting, Energy Management, Energy Monitoring

   

Envest

sustainable design, green buildings, life cycle analysis, environmental impact analysis

   

EPB-software

EPBD implementation, Flemish region, primary energy consumption

Free software.  

EQUER

life cycle assessment, design, retrofit, residential and commercial buildings, simulation

   

eQUEST

energy performance, simulation, energy use analysis, conceptual design performance analysis, LEED, Energy and Atmosphere Credit analysis, Title 24, compliance analysis, life cycle costing, DOE 2, PowerDOE, building design wizard, energy efficiency measure wizard, eem

   

e-Sankey

Sankey diagram, flow chart, energy efficiency, visualization

   

eSight

Energy Management, M&V, Utility Tracking, Performance Monitoring, Benchmarking, Bill Verification

   

ESP-r

energy simulation, environmental performance, commercial buildings, residential buildings, visualisation, complex buildings and systems

Free software.  

Evergreen LED

LED lighting energy savings calculator

   

EXTREMES

extreme weather, weather sequences, simulation, energy calculation

   

EZDOE

energy performance, design, retrofit, research, residential and commercial buildings

   

E-Z Heatloss

heat loss, heat gain, residential calculation

   

EZ Sim

energy accounting, utility bills, calibration, retrofit, simulation

   

FASER

energy information, resource accounting

   

FEDS

single buildings, multibuilding facilities, central energy plants, thermal loops, energy simulation, retrofit opportunities, life cycle costing, emissions impacts, alternative financing

   

FENSIZE

fenestration, solar heat gain coefficient, thermal transmittance, visible transmittance, windows, skylights, code compliance

   

FENSTRUCT

structural performance, fenestration, deflection, stress, moment of inertia, centroids, AAMA

   

FineHVAC

Load Calculation, Piping & Air duct networks calculation, HVAC Systems calculation, generation of all the case study drawings.

  Software has been updated.

flixo

2D heat transfer, cold bridge, fenestration, frame U-value, thermal bridge

   

FLOVENT

airflow, heat transfer, simulation, HVAC, ventilation

   

Flownex

gas flow; liquid flow; dynamic; heat transfer; two phase; slurry

   

foAudits

Energy audit; Android; iOS; Windows Mobile; WinCE; Web browser

   

FRAME4

fenestration, framing, heat transfer, building components, thermal characteristics

   

FRAMEplus

windows, fenestration, framing, building components, thermal characteristics, optical characteristics

   

Frame Simulator

2D, heat transfer, thermal analysis, thermal transmittance, thermal conductance, building energy analysis, fenestration, window, U-value, EN ISO, surface condensation, moisture, dew point, frame, glazing, spacer, therm

   

FSEC 3.0

energy performance, research, advanced cooling and dehumidification

   

GaBi 4

environment, life cycle assessment, LCA, ecoprofiles, system analysis, design, research

   

Gas Cooling Guide PRO

gas cooling, hybrid HVAC systems

   

Genability

power tariff, energy tariff, energy pricing, energy bill, electricity tariff, power bill, electricity bill, electricity pricing, time of use, real time, utilities, critical peak, pricing, peak pricing, demand side management, high load factor, curtailment, interruptible, standby service, supplemental service, electric vehicle charging, electric rate plan, power rate plan, electric rate, power rate, energy rate, energy rate plan, electricity api, power api, energy api, electricity rate api, power rate api, energy rate api, utility pricing, utility price, utility rate

   

GenOpt

system optimization, parameter identification, nonlinear programming, optimization methods, HVAC systems

Free software.  

GIHMS

industrialized housing production operations

   

GLASTRUCT

structural performance, fenestration, deflection, stress, ASTM

   

GLHEPRO

ground heat exchanger design, ground source heat pump system, geothermal heat pump system

   

GPM PV+

energy management, energy accounting, benchmark, energy analysis, alert system

   

Green Energy Compass

Single-family Residence, Benchmarking, Energy Tracking, Improvement Tracking, Weather Normalization

   

Ground Loop Design

geothermal, borehole, heat exchanger design

   

HAMLab

Heat air and moisture, simulation laboratory, hygrothermal model, PDE model, ODE model, building and systems simulation, MatLab, SimuLink, Comsol, optimization

Free software.  

HAP

energy performance, load calculation, energy simulation, HVAC equipment sizing

   

HAP System Design Load

Cooling and heating load calculation, HVAC equipment sizing, zoning and air distribution

   

HBLC

heating and cooling loads, heat balance, energy performance, design, retrofit, residential and commercial buildings

   

HEAT2

heat transfer, 2D, dynamic, simulation

   

HEAT3

heat transfer, three-dimensional heat conduction, transient heat flow, steady-state heat flow

   

HEAT Energy Audit Tool

energy efficiency program, auditing, reporting

   

Heat Pump Design Model

heat pump, air conditioner, air-to-air heat pump, equipment simulation

Free software.  

HEED

whole building simulation, energy efficient design, climate responsive design, energy costs, indoor air temperature

Free software.  

Home Energy Saver

internet-based energy simulation, residential buildings

Free software.  

HomeEnergySuite

Energy use and savings analysis.

   

Home Energy Tune-uP

Home energy audit, energy efficiency, administration, conservation, consulting, energy savings, home performance, inspection, low income, renewable energy, residential retrofit, training, weatherization, whole house

   

HOMER

remote power, distributed generation, optimization, off-grid, grid-connected, stand-alone

Free software.  

HOT2000

energy performance, design, residential buildings, energy simulation, passive solar

Free software.  

HOT2 XP

energy performance, design, residential buildings, energy simulation, passive solar

Free software.  

HPSIM

heat pump, research

Free software.  

HVAC 1 Toolkit

energy calculations, HVAC component algorithms, energy simulation, performance prediction

   

HVAC Residential Load Calcs – HD for the iPad

HVAC; Cooling loads; Heating loads

   

HVACSIM+

HVAC equipment, systems, controls, EMCS, complex systems

Free software.  

HVAC Solution

boilers, chillers, heat exchangers, cooling towers, pumps, fans, expansion tanks, heat pumps, fan coils, terminal boxes, louvers, hoods, radiant panels, coils, dampers, filters, piping, valves, ductwork, schedules

   

Hydronics Design Studio

hydronic heating, radiant heating, simulation, design, piping

   

IAQ-Tools

indoor air quality, 'sick' buildings, ventilation design, contaminant source control design, tracer gas calculations

   

iAudit Pro

home energy auditing tool, residential energy audit, retrofit contractors, whole house energy-analysis

   

I-BEAM

indoor air quality, IAQ education, IAQ management, energy and IAQ

Free software.  

IDA Indoor Climate and Energy

Energy performance, thermal comfort, indoor climate, HVAC design, airflow, natural ventilation, hybrid ventilation, heat pumps, load calculations, solar collectors, storage tanks, boreholes, CHP, wind turbines, control systems, plants, solar shading, daylight, ice rinks, pools, 3D, BIM, IFC, LEED, ASHRAE, BREEAM, NMF, Modelica.

   

IDEAL

electric utility analysis, electricity costs, bill analysis

   

ID-Spec Large

Electrical installation design, power losses assessment, CO2 emissions, quantity of conductors

   

IES Virtual Environment

Energy Performance, Energy Consumption, LEED, Thermal Simulation, HVAC, Daylighting, Thermal Performance, CFD, Airflow, Heat Gain, Heat Loss, Load Calculation, Solar Shading, Solar Intensity, Occupant Movement, Egress, Ingress, Value, Cost, BREEAM, EPACT, Carbon Reduction, CO2 Emissions, Lighting, Passive Systems, Natural Ventilation, Daylight compensation control, Apache

   

Indoor Humidity Tools

indoor air humidity, dryness, condensation

   

InterLane Power Manager

energy metering, monitoring, power management

   

ION Enterprise

energy management, power quality, power reliability, cost allocation

   

IPSE

solar architecture, passive solar, residential buildings, primer, introduction, educational, reference

Free software.  

ISOVER Energi

energy performance, heat loss, U-value, profitability, Danish building regulations

   

IWEC

international weather, weather data, climate data, energy calculations

   

IWRAPS

water planning, water management, water use forecasting, water conservation, water rights, military installations

   

IWR-MAIN

water demand analysis, municipal and industrial water demand, water conservation, water resource planning

   

J-Works

load calculation, commercial buildings, residential buildings

   

KCL-ECO

life cycle, inventory, assessment, LCA

   

kW-Field

Commercial Energy Auditing Field Software

   

LESO-COMFORT

thermal comfort, load calculation, energy

   

LESOCOOL

airflow, passive cooling, energy simulation, mechanical ventilation

   

LESODIAL

Daylighting, early design stage, user-friendliness

   

LESOKAI

thermal tranmission, water vapor, building envelope

   

LESOSAI

heating energy, cooling energy, energy simulation, load calculation, standards, life cycle analysis, gbxml

   

LESO-SHADE

shading factors, solar shading, building geometry

   

LISA

life cycle analysis, sustainability, utilisation, embodied energy

Free software.  

Load Express

Design, light commercial buildings, heating and cooling loads, HVAC

   

Look3D

three-dimensional, full-color surface plots from columnar data, energy-use data

   

LoopDA

airflow analysis, indoor air quality, multizone analysis, natural ventilation

   

Louver Shading

window, overhang, blinds, louvers, louvres, trellis, shading, solar

Free software.  

Lumigent

Lighting Design, Energy Audit Software, Building Analysis, Lighting Retrofit, Photometry, Energy Software, Lighting Audit Software, Retrofit Software

   

Macromodel for Assessing Residential Concentrations of Combustion Generated Pollutants

indoor air quality, research

   

Maintenance Edge

CMMS, Maintenance, Work Order, Planned Maintenance, LEED, ENERGY STAR®, benchmarking, Critical Alarm

   

ManagingEnergy

building energy management; energy efficiency strategies, energy accounting

   

MarketManager

building energy modeling, design, retrofit

   

MC4Suite 2009

HVAC project design, sizing, calculations, energy simulation, commercial, residential, solar

   

METEONORM 6

weather data, solar radiation, temperature, typical years, climate analysis

   

METRIX4

monitoring and verification, utility bill analysis, utility accounting

   

MHEA

retrofit opportunities, audit, mobile homes

   

Micropas6

energy simulation, heating and cooling loads, residential buildings, code compliance, hourly

   

ModEn

object-oriented simulation, energy simulation, controls, energy audit, energy-saving, energy performance, dynamic simulation, research, education, heating, air conditioning

   

MOIST

combined heat and moisture transfer, envelope

Free software.  

MotorMaster+

motors, premium efficiency, motor management, industrial efficiency

Free software.  

myupgrades.com

HVAC updates, HVAC equipment selection, energy savings, up-sell

   

MyVerdafero

Utility Optimization, building performance, portfolio analysis

   

National Energy Audit (NEAT)

retrofit, energy, audit, efficiency measures

   

NewQUICK

Passive simulation, load calculations, natural ventilation, evaporative cooling, energy analysis.

   

Noesis Energy

baseline, benchmark, energy analysis, portfolio ranking

Free software.  

OHVAP

venting design, oil-fired equipment

   

OnGrid Tool

solar, financial, payback, analysis, sales, tool, software, economics, proposal

   

Opaque

wall thermal transmission, U-value

Free software.  

OptiMiser

weatherization, customizable, audit, retrofit, analysis, payback, utility bill, disaggregation, cost database, contractor

   

OptoMizer

Lighting audit retrofit software, Lighting retrofit rebate programs, Lighting design and analysis

   

oTilt

solar radiations, radiations on tilted surface, optimum tilt angle, optimum pitch angle, collector slope

Free software.  

Overhang Annual Analysis

window, overhang, shading, solar

Free software.  

Overhang Design

solar, window, overhang, shading

   

Panel Shading

solar panels, pv, photovoltaics, solar collectors, solar thermal, shading, solar

Free software.  

ParaSol

solar protection, solar shading, windows, buildings, solar energy transmittance, solar heat gain coefficient, energy demand, heating, cooling, comfort, daylight

Free software.  

PASSPORT

heating requirements, passive solar, residential buildings, standards

   

PEAR

design, retrofit, residential buildings

   

Pervidi

, building systems, performance, preventative maintenance, analysis, residential and commercial buildings

   

PHOENICS

computational fluid dynamics, air pollution, smoke and fire, air flow

   

Photovoltaics Economics Calculator

solar, photovoltaic, economics

Free software.  

PHPP

energy balance, high-performance houses, passive houses

   

Physibel

heat transfer, mass transfer, radiation, convection, steady-state, transient, 2-D, 3-D

   

Pipe Designer

fluid systems, piping design, existing systems

   

Pipe-Flo

piping analysis, pump selection, piping design, hydraulic analysis, pump sizing, pressure drop calculator, hydraulic modeling, steam distribution, chilled water, sprinkler system

   

Pipe Flow Expert

pipe flow, pipe pressure loss

   

PocketControls

PDA, controls, front end, handheld

   

Polysun

Solar System Design Simulation Software (and Heat Pump)

   

Popolo Utility Load Calculation

Heat transfer, load calculation, BESTEST, GPL, Free source

   

Power Calc PaK

power distribution, panelboard, NEC, electrical, energy savings, buildings

   

PRISM

utility billing data, demand-side management, statistical energy savings

   

Prophet Load Profiler

energy analysis, load profiling, cost comparison, energy budgeting, rate analysis, data collection, real-time monitoring, load shedding

   

PsyCalc

psychrometric, temperature, moisture content, atmospheric pressure

   

PsyChart

Moist air state, dry bulb, wet bulb, relative humidity, sensible heat, moisture content.

   

Psychrometric Analysis

psychrometric analysis, HVAC

Free software.  

PUtility Psychrometric

Moist air, Psychrometric chart, GPL, Free source

   

PVcad

photovoltaic, facade, yield, electrical

Free software.  

PV-DesignPro

photovolatiac design, tracking systems, solar, electrical design

   

PV*SOL

photovoltaic systems simulation, planning and design software, grid-connected systems, stand-alone systems

   

PVSYST

PV system sizing, PV system simulation, grid-connected PV systems, stand-alone PV systems, shading, solar tools

   

PYTHON

pipe sizing, pump sizing, control valve selection

   

Quick Calc

lighting design, 3d drawing, indoor lighting

Free software.  

Quick Est

lighting, 3d drawing, indoor lighting

Free software.  

QwickLoad

Design, residential to large commercial buildings, heating load, cooling load, HVAC

   

Radiance

lighting, daylighting, rendering

Free software.  

Radiance Control Panel

radiance, lighting, daylighting, ray tracing, glare

Free software.  

RadOnCol

solar radiation, solar collector

Free software.  

RadTherm

convection, conduction, radiation, weather, solar, transient

   

Raymaps Solar Calculator

Energy Consumption, Solar Panels, Batteries

   

Recurve

energy simulation, home performance, estimates, energy audit

   

REEP

energy- and water-efficiency strategies, economic analysis, pollution abatement, DOD installations

Free software.  

Rehab Advisor

high performance housing, single family, multifamily, housing renovation, energy efficiency

Free software.  

REM/Design

energy simulation, residential buildings, code compliance, design, weatherization, equipment sizing, EPA Energy Star Home analysis

   

REM/Rate

home energy rating systems, residential buildings, energy simulation, code compliance, design, weatherization, EPA Energy Star Home analysis, equipment sizing

   

REScheck

energy code compliance, residential buildings, codes training, energy savings

Free software.  

RESEM

retrofit, institutional buildings

Free software.  

RESFEN

fenestration, energy performance

Free software.  

RETScreen

renewable energy screening, feasibility studies for energy efficiency

Free software.  

RHVAC

residential HVAC, residential load calculations, ACCA, Manual J

   

Right-Suite Residential for Windows

residential loads calculations, duct sizing, energy analysis, HVAC equipment selection, system design

   

RIUSKA

Energy calculation, heat loss calculation, system comparison, dimensioning, 3D modeling

   

Roanakh

photovoltiac system design, grid-tie, grid-interactive, solar electric system design

Free software.  

Room Air Conditioner Cost Estimator

air conditioner, life-cycle cost, energy performance, residential buildings, energy savings

Free software.  

SBEM

energy consumption/performance, carbon dioxide emissions, UK building regulations, compliance checking, non-residential buildings

Free software.  

scSTREAM

Computational fluid dynamics, CFD, ventilation, airflow, temperature distribution, humidity distribution, contaminant distribution, thermal comfort, air quality

   

Sefaira

Early-stage performance analysis of building envelope, HVAC, water & renewables , Real-time building performance analysis, Parametric analysis, Thermal comfort analysis

   

Shading II

Geometrical Shading/Insolated Coefficient, Sun view, shadow calculation

   

ShadowFX

shading calculations, sun modelling, solar shading

   

SIMBAD Building and HVAC Toolbox

transient simulation, control, integrated control, control performance, graphical simulation environment, modular, system analysis, HVAC

   

SIP Scheming

stressed skin insulating core panels

   

SkyVision

Skylight, light well, fenestration, glazing, optical characteristics, daylighting.

Free software.  

SLAB

slab on the ground, heat loss, design rules

   

SMILE

object-oriented simulation environment, building and plant simulation, complex energy systems, time continuous hybrid systems

Free software.  

Snugg Pro

Energy Auditing & Sales Tool, home energy assessments, energy analysis, home performance, residential retrofits

   

solacalc

passive solar, house design, building design, building services, design tools

   

SOLAR-2

windows, shading fins, overhangs, daylight

Free software.  

SOLAR-5

design, residential and small commercial buildings

Free software.  

SolArch

thermal performance calculation, solar architecture, residential buildings, design checklists

Free software.  

SolarDesignTool

photovoltaic, PV system design, grid-tie PV systems, grid-tied pv systems, string sizing, array layout design

   

SolarPro 2.0

solar water heating, thermal processes, alternative energy, simulation

   

Solar Rater

solar power, solar energy, solar calculator, solar app, android solar app, renewable energy, pv, photovoltaic

   

SolarShoeBox

Direct gain, passive solar

Free software.  

Solar Tool

overhang sizing and position, shading devices, louvers,

   

SolDesigner

design, solar thermal, solar hot water, solar heating plants, solar design

   

Sol Path

solar, sun, sun path

   

Sombrero 3.01

Solar shading, solar radiation, building geometry, solar systems

   

SPACER

fenestration, spacer, THERM, thermal modeling, IGU, sealants

   

SPARK

object-oriented, research, complex systems, energy performance, short time-step dynamics

Free software.  

SPOT

daylighting, electric lighting, photosensor, energy savings

Free software.  

Star Perfomer

energy performance diagnostic, energy audit, office building

Free software.  

STE

thermal regulations, residential and commercial buildings, energy certification

   

SunAngle

Solar, sun, angle

   

SunAngle Professional Suite

sun angle, solar calculator

   

SUN_CHART Solar Design Software

sunchart, solar position, sun path, shading

   

SUNDAY

energy performance, residential and small commercial buildings

   

SUNDI

solar shading, solar irradiance, solar patterns

Free software.  

SunPath

solar geometry, sun position

   

SunPosition

solar angle design, solar altitude, solar design

   

SunPosition online

sun position, solar angle design, solar azimuth, solar altitude, sun path

Free software.  

SUNREL

design, retrofit, research, residential buildings, small office buildings, energy simulation, passive solar

   

Sunspec

solar radiation, illuminance, irradiance, luminous efficacies, solar position

   

SunTools

Sun Path, Sun Views, Solar Access, Sun Penetration

   

SuperLite

daylighting, lighting, residential and commercial buildings

Free software.  

System Analyzer

Energy analyses, load calculation, comparison of system and equipment alternatives

   

TAPS

pipe sizing

   

TAS

Dynamic thermal simulation, Building simulation, Thermal analysis, Energy simulation, Energy consumption, Energy cost, CO2 emissions, HVAC simulation, Manufacturer data, Load calculation, Design day simulation, Daylighting, Solar shading, Comfort studies, Natural ventilation, CFD, Wind turrets, Sun Pipes, Phase Change materials, Part L, EPC, Appendix G, ASHRAE 90.1, LEED, BREEAM, Building plant and systems design and simulation.

   

TEK-sjekk

energy performance, indoor climate simulation, code compliance, load calculation, residential and non-residential buildings

   

Tetti FV

photovoltaic, PV, energy performance, design, PV system sizing, PV system simulation, grid-connected PV systems

   

Therm

two-D heat transfer, building products, fenestration

Free software.  

Thermal Comfort

thermal comfort calculation, comfort prediction, indoor environment

   

ThermoSim

dynamic heat transfer, wall systems, simulation algorithms, interactive simulation, Java

Free software.  

THG Energy Solutions

Bill auditing, energy efficiency, energy invoice management, sub-metering, automated demand response, interval data reporting, facility benchmarking, ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager integration

   

Toolkit for Building Load Calculations

building loads, energy calculations, heat balance model, heat transfer

   

TOP Energy

Simulation and optimization of energy systems, energy efficiency, time series analysis, variant comparison, Sankey diagrams, material and energy flow analysis, process optimization

Free software.  

TownScope II

solar energy, urban design, visual reasoning

   

TPVS Dwg

PV one line diagram, PV electrical drawing

   

TRACE 700

Energy performance, load calculation, HVAC equipment sizing, energy simulation, commercial buildings

   

TRACE Load 700

Heating and cooling load calculation, air distribution simulation, HVAC equipment sizing, commercial buildings

   

TRANSOL

Powerful, flexible, complete

   

TREAT

weatherization auditing software, BESTEST, Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® auditing tool, retrofit, single family, multifamily residential, mobile homes, HERS ratings, load sizing.

   

Trend Importer

trend, importer, data, spreadsheet, UTF

   

TRNSYS

energy simulation, load calculation, building performance, simulation, research, energy performance, renewable energy, emerging technology

   

tsbi3

energy performance, design, retrofit, research, residential and commercial buildings, indoor climate

   

T*SOL

solar thermal heating, swimming pool heating, solar planning and design

   

Umberto

material and energy flow analysis, process optimization, environmental impact assessment, material flow cost accounting, life cycle assessment (LCA), life cycle costing (LCC)

   

UMIDUS

moisture calculation, latent and sensible conduction loads, heat and mass transfer through building envelopes

Free software.  

UM Profiler

utility metering, utility accounting

   

United Resources Group Lighting Conservation

Quantify, Lighting Conservation, Cost and Savings

   

UNorm

U-values, thermal bridges, temperatures, heat flows, computer program, freeware

Free software.  

UrbaWind

CFD, wind simulation, wind energy, natural ventilation, pedestrian comfort

   

USai

inhomogeneous thermal transmission coefficient, Dynamic characteristics, condensation risk

   

Utility Manager

Central capture of utility data for cost and energy usage reporting and reduction

   

UtilityTrac

energy tracking, LEED, ENERGY STAR, utility bill management, M&V, benchmarking

   

Varitrane Duct Designer

duct sizing, static regain, equal friction, fitting loss

   

VentAir 62

ventilation design, ASHRAE Standard 62

   

VIP+

energy performance, code compliance, design, research, residential and commercial buildings, costs, environmental sustainable

   

VIPWEB

energy performance, code compliance, design, research, residential and commercial buildings, costs, environmental sustainable

Free software.  

Virtualwind

wind simulation, virtual wind tunnel, microclimate simulation, wind flow in urban environments, advanced wind flow visualization

   

VISION4

fenestration, solar optical characteristics, thermal performance, windows, glazing

   

Visual

lighting, lighting design, roadway lighting, visual, lumen method

Free software.  

VisualDOE

energy, energy efficiency, energy performance, energy simulation, design, retrofit, research, residential and commercial buildings, simulation, HVAC, DOE-2

   

Visualize-IT Energy Information and Analysis Tool

energy analysis, rate comparison, load profiles, interval data

   

Visual TTH

thermal regulation, compliance, EN 12831, RT 2000, RT 2005

   

WaterAide

water audits, water analysis, water end-sue allocation, retrofits, domestic hot water

   

Weather Data Viewer

weather, climate, extreme weather, design data, design temperature, humidity, dew point, dry bulb, wet bulb, temperature, enthalpy, wind speed

   

Weather Tool

weather data visualization, psychrometry, passive design analysis, optimum orientiation, data synthesis

   

Weather Year for Energy Calculations 2

weather data, energy calculations, simulation data

   

WegoWise

Energy Star Benchmark, building benchmark, M&V, energy efficiency, energy tracking.

   

Window

fenestration, thermal performance, solar optical characteristics, windows, glazing

Free software.  

Window Heat Gain

Solar, window, energy

   

WUFI-ORNL/IBP

moisture modeling, hygrothermal model, combined heat and moisture transport, building envelope performance

Free software.  

ZEBO

design decision support; zero energy building; sensitivity analysis; energy simulation; thermal comfort; hot climate

Free software.  

ZIP

economic insulation level, residential buildings

Free software.  

¡Get Psyched!

psychrometric chart, moisture, humidity, dry bulb temperature, wet bulb temperature