Compliance with LEED

Energy modeling is an essential and worldwide recommended analysis for a new sustainable building or a modification to be one.

Take informed decisions with the backup of Energy Modeling. We advise to start in the early stages of design with the purpose of finding solutions or improvements for the project. Makes possible energy savings and efficient building performance, and therefore access to governmental Incentives as the one offered by Austin Energy.

Also, it is an obligatory prerequisite to obtain  LEED Certification issued by the US Green Building Council. With a combination of passive design strategies, automatización and renewable energy generation, we can inform of how to take the best cost effective decision. We will ensure to decrease the resource and energy use of the building and the enhancement of health conditions for users.

Our experience in energy modeling goes to nearly 100 projects mainly for the ones pursuing the LEED certification.

The preferred software used for our models is eQUEST® 3.65, which complies with the section G2.2 of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 standard, and allows us a quick analysis between options provided for the projects we are involved. Other software used are Open Studio® with Energy Plus®.

We use Rhino 5 and grasshopper for:

  • Weather analysis through Ladybug

  • Daylight simulations through Honeybee and Radiance

  • Energy simulations through Honeybee and EnergyPlus

  • Wind Simulations through Butterfly and OpenFoam