VIPWEB

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Extremely easy energy analysis program calculating hourly energy performance for a full year on the web. Can also be used together with VIP+. Screen Shots

Keywords

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

Validation/Testing

Calculation kernel is IEA-Bestested and 20 years of empirical testing. Bestest result is published on website.

Expertise Required

No special expertise required.

Users

About 50 user organizations both academic and business, in Sweden. Each organization consisting 1 to 20 users.

Audience

Architects, building owners and managers, schools, product manufacturers, contractors etc. Any layman or organization who wants to calculate energy consumptions in buildings but does not have the professional skill to perform energy calculations.

Input

User interface can be tailored made for almost any kind of use, but is normally built for the non expert. VIPWEB Cad - Energy calculation from Archicad models with a few "clicks" Extremely fast and easy way to estimate energy consumption for designs made in Archicad especially in early stages when multiple design proposals are tested.

Soon to be released version is Energy Pilot - Control and specify energy, internal climate through the building process. From planning and design to operation.

VIPWEB Energy Declaration - Energy declaration according to EU directive.

Output

Detailed output about all input data is displayed on the web together with a VIP+ file that can be downloaded for further analysis in VIP+.

Computer Platform

Web

Programming Language

C++, PHP, Javascript, Fortran

Strengths

A extremely fast, easy and accurate enough way to see how much energy a building should consume. Any person without special skills in building physics or energy technologies can make a accurate energy estimate with minimal input. VIPWEB can also be integrated with almost any kind of system where you also want to make energy and environmental calculation.

Weaknesses

When you want detailed input use VIP+ instead.

Contact

Company:

Strusoft AB

Address:

Sweden

Telephone:

+46 (40) 361660

E-mail:

info@strusoft.com

Website:

http://vip.strusoft.com

Availability

Available on web site. Generic or tailor made applications can be created. Available in Swedish and international versions.