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Autodesk Opens Door to Mainstream Sustainable Design with New Whole-Building Performance Analysis Tool

Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010 streamlines resource-efficient design and retrofit

Farnborough, 13thJuly 2009 – Autodesk today launched its new sustainable design tool, Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010 software, in Northern Europe. This new release puts a wide range of simulation and analysis functionality at the fingertips of architectural and engineering practices of all sizes, enabling them to make environmental decisions as an integral part of the design process and so deliver more sustainable, energy-efficient designs at a lower cost.

Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010, the first Ecotect Analysis release under the Autodesk banner, provides architects and engineers with a way to better understand and address, earlier in the design process, how environmental factors – such as solar, thermal, shading, lighting and airflow – will affect building performance.

“Architectural practices in Northern Europe are currently caught between the pressure to better manage costs in order to survive the economic downturn and the urgent need for more sustainable, energy-efficient designs. Not only are clients asking for greener designs, but there are also a growing number of voluntary and regulatory initiatives to help improve new and existing building’s performance and reduce carbon emissions,” says Pete Baxter, Autodesk senior director, Northern Europe.

“Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010 reduces the overheads usually associated with sustainable design, eliminating the need to outsource the tasks of testing and analysis and enabling collaboration within the extended building design team using Autodesk applications for building information modelling (BIM).”

Design data can be imported into Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010 from Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 and Autodesk Revit MEP 2010 using a gbXML format. This will help provide more accurate simulation analysis at any phase in the design process.

Autodesk Ecotect Analysis 2010 subscription customers also have access to the Autodesk Green Building Studio web-based service, enabling whole-building energy analysis to help determine estimated total energy costs, carbon emissions and potential for zero energy.

To mark the launch, Autodesk has also developed the Autodesk Guide to Sustainable Design, a free online resource for designers that illustrates sustainable design principles, decisions and technologies for every phase of the building project lifecycle. The guide helps users view the consequences of their design choices on the efficient use of water, energy, materials and land.

Email: michellea@whiteoaks.co.uk


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