Tools and methods to optimize building according to energy, daylight and thermal comfort.
Sefaira Energy Analysis Tool - This is one of the most promising tools to optimize buildings in early stages. It uses Radiance, EnergyPlus and an internal calculation engine to simulate energy, comfort and daylight.
Building Optimization, Analysis Tool, Energy Analysis, Building Performance, Calculation Engine, Internal Calculation, Optimize Buildings, Promising Tools
Sefaira Energy Analysis Tool
Mr.Comfy - Grasshopper component to visualize building simulation results in Rhino.
Space Color, Climate Nature Mapping, Building Simulation, Rhino Plugins
Spatial mapping of cooling energy, heating energy rate and zone mean air temperatures
Space color map of energy metrics & radiant temperatures
Automated translation and thermal zoning of digital building models for energy analysis. This tool is not available.
Tools Greenbuilding, Building Science, Digital Building, Energie Software, Building Optimization, Simulation Tools, Building Models, Building Energy, Automated Translation
Archsim - Energy Modeling component for Grasshopper. I have not used this myself but it looks promising.
Architecture Caad, Archsim Energy, 3D Design, Design Software, Inspirational Architecture, Cam Designers, Rhino News, Energy Modeling
Rhino News, etc.: Archsim Energy Modeling for Grasshopper
Thermal Comfort Tool for ASHRAE-55 - A web tool to calculate comfort.
Building Optimization, Architectural Models, Standard Hvac, Confort Humano, Controlled Buildings, Architect Stuff
CBE Thermal Comfort Tool for ASHRAE-55 useful for very standard HVAC controlled buildings
CBE Thermal Comfort Tool for ASHRAE-55
Comfort Tool for ASHRAE-55
Real-Time Weather Converter - Tool to generate EPW and IDA weather files from real time weather data.
Urban Planning, Inspirations, Real Time Weather, Sustainable Design, Ida Weather, Architecture, Weather Files, Weather Converter
Real-Time Weather Converter. This is useful if you need a weather file for Scandinavia.
Building Optimization - My blog.
Building Optimization, Conceptual Stages, Physics Tools, Building Physics, Simulation Methods
Building Optimization | Simulation methods in conceptual stages
umi - Tool for urban area optimization.