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Most Reviewed Software

Total Listed Softwares: 157
TRACE™ 700 is an award-winning design-and-analysis software program that helps HVAC professionals optimize the design of a building’s heating, ventilating and air-conditioning system based on energy utilization and life-cycle cost.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Indoor Air Quality Simulation
  3. Life-cycle Analysis
Last Software Update: 15 October 2015
Last Entry Update:
23 March 2016

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4

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SEMERGY® is a Web-based building optimization system that supports the planning of energy-efficient construction and refurbishment projects.
  1. Building Energy Auditing
  2. Building Energy Benchmarking
  3. Detailed Envelope Simulation
Last Software Update: 28 December 2015
Last Entry Update:
01 February 2016

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0

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HVAC Noise Source-Path-Receiver Acoustical Analysis program.
  1. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
  2. Parametrics & Optimization
  3. Other
Last Software Update: 15 January 2016
Last Entry Update:
01 June 2016

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5

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The ECBC App is a handy mobile/tablet application for building energy professionals.
  1. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
  2. Energy Conservation Measures
  3. Code Compliance
Last Software Update: 07 February 2016
Last Entry Update:
26 April 2016

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0

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Pleiades is a powerful user-friendly software environment for building eco-design. It is provides dynamic energy simulations (COMFIE), daylighting and natural ventilation simulations, regulations compliance, HVAC sizing and consumption, etc.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Parametrics & Optimization
  3. Code Compliance
Last Software Update: 08 April 2016
Last Entry Update:
26 January 2017

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0

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The Physibel software is a set of 1D/2D/3D steady state and transient heat transfer simulation programs: BISCO, TRISCO, SOLIDO, BISTRA, VOLTRA, CAPSOL, GLASTA
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Load Calculations
  3. Detailed Envelope Simulation
Last Software Update: 04 February 2015
Last Entry Update:
05 October 2015

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FREE bin-weather modeling software provide accurate energy savings and penalties within seconds through your browser.
  1. Energy Conservation Measures
  2. Weather Data & Climate Analysis
  3. Building Energy Auditing
Last Software Update: 01 September 2015
Last Entry Update:
10 October 2015

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Cooling Load Calculation Software
  1. Load Calculations
Last Software Update: 30 June 2010
Last Entry Update:
25 March 2016

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The nation's largest dataset of information about the energy-related characteristics of commercial and residential buildings. US Department of Energy (DOE) [email protected] 202.287.1694 http://www.energy.gov/eere/buildings/building-energy-modeling
  1. Energy Conservation Measures
  2. Building Energy Auditing
  3. Building Energy Benchmarking
Last Software Update: 05 November 2015
Last Entry Update:
06 November 2015

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Hippo CMMS is powerful user friendly maintenance management solution. It's an effective tool to streamline work orders, preventive maintenance, manage assets and inventory in facilities.
  1. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
  2. Life-cycle Analysis
  3. Other
Last Software Update: 16 December 2015
Last Entry Update:
16 December 2015

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Calculates temperature distributions, heat flows and (optionally) vapor diffusion flows in building structures - particularly those with thermal heat bridges
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Parametrics & Optimization
  3. Ratings and Certificates
Last Software Update: 19 May 2016
Last Entry Update:
17 August 2016

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LightStanza is a dynamic start-to-finish tool that helps users optimize their daylighting strategies and comply with industry certifications and energy efficiency for green building, as well as inhabitants’ well-being within spaces.
  1. Weather Data & Climate Analysis
  2. Lighting Simulation
  3. Detailed Envelope Simulation
Last Software Update: 23 February 2016
Last Entry Update:
01 March 2016

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0

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Dynamic energy simulation tool
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Load Calculations
  3. Ratings and Certificates
Last Software Update: 21 October 2015
Last Entry Update:
17 December 2015

Ratings

5

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SimScale - Engineering Simulation in your browser
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
  3. Indoor Air Quality Simulation
Last Software Update: 12 October 2016
Last Entry Update:
12 October 2016

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0

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Energy Hippo provides the premier energy management application for multi-user, multi-permission environments. The internet-based software platform integrates disparate processes, energy management systems, and equipment into an enterprise-wide network for monitoring and controlling energy assets.
  1. Energy Conservation Measures
  2. Utility Bill & Meter Data Analysis
  3. Building Energy Benchmarking
Last Software Update: 15 September 2016
Last Entry Update:
30 March 2017

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0

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EFEN is an energy analysis tool which uses EnergyPlus simulation engine.
  1. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
Last Software Update: 12 March 2015
Last Entry Update:
03 October 2015

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0

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Radiance is a suite of programs for the analysis and visualization of lighting and daylighting in design. Mainly developed at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory under DOE funding. Additional development and contributions sponsored by ISE in Germany and EPFL & HSLU in Switzerland.
  1. Parametrics & Optimization
  2. Weather Data & Climate Analysis
  3. Lighting Simulation
Last Software Update: 18 September 2015
Last Entry Update:
17 November 2015

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CAN-QUEST is a Canadian adaptation of eQUEST, the popular U.S. building energy simulation software.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Code Compliance
Last Software Update: 05 October 2015
Last Entry Update:
05 October 2015

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0

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Global climate data atlas and database containing more than 1200 stations
  1. Weather Data & Climate Analysis
Last Software Update: 07 January 2014
Last Entry Update:
06 October 2015

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eQUEST® is a widely used, time-proven whole building energy performance design tool.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
Last Software Update: 30 June 2010
Last Entry Update:
03 October 2015

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Calculate the optimal design configuration for commercial vertical ground-source heat pumps within minutes at a fraction of the cost of other software.
  1. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
  2. Parametrics & Optimization
  3. Energy Conservation Measures
Last Software Update: 03 January 2016
Last Entry Update:
04 January 2016

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0

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demand response assessment, commercial buildings, demand responsive,
  1. Code Compliance
Last Software Update: 30 March 2015
Last Entry Update:
02 October 2015

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Energy Model Quality Check tool takes the Energy simulation software input and output files as input and generates instant reports on energy model quality of the building as per ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G standards.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Model Input Calibration
  3. Building Energy Benchmarking
Last Software Update: 26 April 2016
Last Entry Update:
26 April 2016

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0

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Provides the average underground enclosure (room) and entrance tower air temperatures under the given climatic, soil and room thermal load conditions.
  1. Load Calculations
Last Software Update: 27 February 2015
Last Entry Update:
01 May 2017

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Software package for load calculation and energy and economic comparative analysis. System Analyzer permits a quick evaluation of virtually any building, system, and equipment combination.
  1. Indoor Air Quality Simulation
Last Software Update: 23 January 2009
Last Entry Update:
23 March 2016

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REM/Design™ is developed specifically with the needs of homebuilders, remodelers, energy consultants and designers in mind. REM/Design™ calculates heating, cooling, hot water, lights and appliance loads, consumption and costs for single and multi-family designs in over 600 North American cities.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Energy Conservation Measures
  3. Code Compliance
Last Software Update: 25 May 2017
Last Entry Update:
26 May 2017

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0

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EP-Quick creates input files for many different buildings using built in templates for the shape and zone layout.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
Last Software Update: 02 January 2010
Last Entry Update:
02 October 2015

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Sefaira offers the industry’s only software for real-time Performance Based Design.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Parametrics & Optimization
  3. Lighting Simulation
Last Software Update: 21 January 2015
Last Entry Update:
12 October 2015

Ratings

5

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DIAL+ is a very intuitive suite of tools dealing with the optimization of energy loads on the room scale.
  1. Load Calculations
  2. Weather Data & Climate Analysis
  3. Building Energy Benchmarking
Last Software Update: 21 October 2015
Last Entry Update:
21 October 2015

Ratings

5

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epwmap is an interactive map for EPW weather files.
  1. Weather Data & Climate Analysis
Last Software Update: 03 December 2015
Last Entry Update:
03 December 2015

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0

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A quick energy standard-conformance design tool with graphic interface for whole-building annual energy simulations for residential and commercial buildings.
  1. Code Compliance
Last Software Update: 30 March 2015
Last Entry Update:
31 March 2015

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UrbaSun is a software to compute solar radiation in urban areas.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Weather Data & Climate Analysis
  3. Solar & Photovoltaic Analysis
Last Software Update: 26 February 2016
Last Entry Update:
26 February 2016

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iAudit Pro has been replaced by Snugg Pro: http://snuggpro.com
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Energy Conservation Measures
  3. Utility Bill & Meter Data Analysis
Last Software Update: 03 October 2015
Last Entry Update:
13 December 2015

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0

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LoopLink RLC is powerful, web-based residential/light commercial geothermal design software that allows you to quickly and easily design loopfields for multiple zone, multiple heat pump geothermal systems from anywhere.
  1. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
Last Software Update: 21 September 2016
Last Entry Update:
22 September 2016

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ESBO (Early Stage Building Optimization) is a simulation tool for building design optimization based on EQUA’s building performance software IDA Indoor Climate and Energy (IDA ICE).
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Load Calculations
  3. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
Last Software Update: 05 December 2016
Last Entry Update:
06 December 2016

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0

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DesignBuilder, a whole building energy use analysis simulation tool, is the oldest, easiest to use, most powerful graphical user interface to EnergyPlus available and includes ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G Baseline HVAC System templates, materials, and construction libraries.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Load Calculations
  3. HVAC System Selection and Sizing
Last Software Update: 09 February 2015
Last Entry Update:
14 August 2015

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4.5

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Designing supply duct systems can be tedious... it involves time consuming calculations and requires assumptions about fitting size and performance.
  1. Other
Last Software Update: 21 September 2012
Last Entry Update:
23 March 2016

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4

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A smart energy report for anywhere on the planet, all you need is a smartphone and your energy bill. In less than a minute you can see where you're using energy most and potential waste areas. We will even help set you on the path to a more sustainable energy footprint.
  1. Energy Conservation Measures
  2. Utility Bill & Meter Data Analysis
  3. Building Energy Auditing
Last Software Update: 01 October 2015
Last Entry Update:
05 October 2015

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5

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Green Building Studio® (GBS) is Autodesk’s core whole building energy simulation engine, and powers the energy analysis for Autodesk Insight 360, Autodesk Revit, and Autodesk FormIt 360.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Parametrics & Optimization
  3. Energy Conservation Measures
Last Software Update: 14 August 2015
Last Entry Update:
23 December 2015

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5

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BSim Follow the external link to BSim for additional description of this tool and ordering.
  1. Whole-building Energy Simulation
  2. Indoor Air Quality Simulation
  3. Detailed Envelope Simulation
Last Software Update: 10 June 2015
Last Entry Update:
01 February 2016

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0

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