Whole Building Analysis: Energy Simulation

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1D-HAM

heat, air, moisture transport, walls

  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

  Software has been updated.

AFT Mercury

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

   

AkWarm

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

   

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

  Software has been updated.

Archelios PRO

Photovoltaic simulation, 3D design, economics results

   

AUDIT

operating cost, bin data, residential, commercial

   

Autodesk Green Building Studio

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

AVReporter

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

   

BEAVER

energy simulation, thermal analysis

  Software has been updated.

Benchmata

Automated Benchmarking System Automation Portfolio Manager

  Software has been updated.

BEopt

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

BuildingAdvice

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

  Software has been updated.

Building Design Advisor

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

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. Software has been updated.

BuildingSim

thermostat, simulation, energy cost

Free software.  

BUS++

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

  Software has been updated.

BV2

annual energy use, durational diagram

  Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

Carbon Estates

Energy Benchmarking; Retrofitting Simulation; Energy Management; Carbon Management

  Software has been updated.

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.

  Software has been updated.

CHP Capacity Optimizer

CHP, cogeneration, capacity optimization, distributed generation

Free software. Software has been updated.

COMFIE

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

  Software has been updated.

COMSOL

Multiphysics, simulations, modeling, heat transfer, finite element

  Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

Czech National Calculation Tool

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

Delphin

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

  Software has been updated.

Demand Response Quick Assessment Tool

demand response, load estimation, EnergyPlus

Free software. Software has been updated.

DEROB-LTH

energy performance, heating, cooling, thermal comfort, design

  Software has been updated.

DesiCalc

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

  Software has been updated.

Design Advisor

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

DeST

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

D-Gen PRO

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

   

DOE-2

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

  Software has been updated.

EA-QUIP

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

  Software has been updated.

Easy EnergyPlus

N/A

Free software. Software has been updated.

e-Bench

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

  Software has been updated.

EcoDesigner

for architects, integrated in BIM software, one click evaluation

  Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

EE4 CBIP

whole building performance, building incentives

Free software. Software has been updated.

EE4 CODE

standards and code compliance, whole building energy performance

Free software. Software has been updated.

EED

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

   

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

   

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

  Software has been updated.

Energinet - Energy Management Software

Cost effective Energy management software for any market

  Software has been updated.

EnergyActio

Energy efficiency, continuous improvement, energy cost, software

  Software has been updated.

EnergyDeck

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

   

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

  Software has been updated.

EnergyPlus

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

EnergyPro

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

  Software has been updated.

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. Software has been updated.

Energy Scheming

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

  Software has been updated.

Energy Usage Forecasts

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

  Software has been updated.

ENERPASS

energy performance, design, residential and small commercial buildings

   

ENER-WIN

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

  Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

eSight

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

  Software has been updated.

ESP-r

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

EZDOE

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

   

EZ Sim

energy accounting, utility bills, calibration, retrofit, simulation

  Software has been updated.

FEDS

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

  Software has been updated.

flixo

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

  Software has been updated.

FLOVENT

airflow, heat transfer, simulation, HVAC, ventilation

   

Flownex

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

   

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

  Software has been updated.

FSEC 3.0

energy performance, research, advanced cooling and dehumidification

   

Gas Cooling Guide PRO

gas cooling, hybrid HVAC systems

  Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

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. Software has been updated.

HAP

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

  Software has been updated.

HEAT2

heat transfer, 2D, dynamic, simulation

  Software has been updated.

HEED

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

Home Energy Saver

internet-based energy simulation, residential buildings

Free software. Software has been updated.

HomeEnergySuite

Energy use and savings analysis.

  Software has been updated.

HOMER

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

HOT2000

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

HOT2 XP

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

Hydronics Design Studio

hydronic heating, radiant heating, simulation, design, piping

   

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.

  Software has been updated.

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

  Software has been updated.

ION Enterprise

energy management, power quality, power reliability, cost allocation

   

LESOCOOL

airflow, passive cooling, energy simulation, mechanical ventilation

   

LESOSAI

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

  Software has been updated.

MarketManager

building energy modeling, design, retrofit

  Software has been updated.

MC4Suite 2009

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

  Software has been updated.

Micropas6

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

  Software has been updated.

ModEn

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

   

NewQUICK

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

   

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

  Software has been updated.

ParaSol

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

PHPP

energy balance, high-performance houses, passive houses

  Software has been updated.

Physibel

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

  Software has been updated.

Polysun

Solar System Design Simulation Software (and Heat Pump)

  Software has been updated.

Popolo Utility Load Calculation

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

  Software has been updated.

PsyChart

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

   

PVcad

photovoltaic, facade, yield, electrical

Free software. Software has been updated.

QwickLoad

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

   

Raymaps Solar Calculator

Energy Consumption, Solar Panels, Batteries

   

Recurve

energy simulation, home performance, estimates, energy audit

  Software has been updated.

REM/Design

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

  Software has been updated.

REM/Rate

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

  Software has been updated.

Right-Suite Residential for Windows

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

  Software has been updated.

RIUSKA

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

  Software has been updated.

Room Air Conditioner Cost Estimator

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

scSTREAM

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

  Software has been updated.

Sefaira

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

  Software has been updated.

SIMBAD Building and HVAC Toolbox

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

  Software has been updated.

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.  

solacalc

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

  Software has been updated.

SOLAR-5

design, residential and small commercial buildings

Free software. Software has been updated.

SolArch

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

SolarShoeBox

Direct gain, passive solar

Free software.  

SPARK

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

Free software. Software has been updated.

SUNDAY

energy performance, residential and small commercial buildings

   

SUNREL

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

  Software has been updated.

System Analyzer

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

  Software has been updated.

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.

  Software has been updated.

TEK-sjekk

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

  Software has been updated.

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. Software has been updated.

TRACE 700

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

  Software has been updated.

TRANSOL

Powerful, flexible, complete

  Software has been updated.

TREAT

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

  Software has been updated.

TRNSYS

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

  Software has been updated.

tsbi3

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

   

VIP+

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

  Software has been updated.

VIPWEB

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

Free software.  

VisualDOE

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

  Software has been updated.

ZEBO

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

Free software. Software has been updated.