AutoCAD Education version. Architecture and design students are entitled to
receive the fully functional version of ArchiCAD for free.
VELUX Daylight Visualizer is a simple tool for daylighting design and analysis.
It is intended to promote the use of daylight in buildings and to aid professionals
by predicting and documenting daylight levels and appearance of a space prior
to realization of the building design.
The RETScreen International Clean Energy Project Analysis Software can
be used worldwide to evaluate the energy production and savings, life-cycle
costs, emission reductions, financial viability and risk for various types
of energy efficient and renewable energy technologies (RETs).
Building Energy Model (SBEM)
Developed by the Building Research Establishment, SBEM is a computer program
that provides an analysis of a building's energy consumption. SBEM calculates
monthly energy use and carbon dioxide emissions of a building given a description
of the building geometry, construction, use and HVAC and lighting equipment.
Construction Design Tools.
Comprehensive suite of software programs dedicated to providing assistance
in the design of steel intensive buildings.
<Virtual Environment> is a unique software system of integrated building
performance analysis tools for use by architects and engineers, planners and
facilities managers. It is available at a special student offer price of £50
per annual licence. See website for details.