sustainable design


  • Autodesk Insight

    Engineer confirms accuracy of Autodesk energy analysis tools

    Written by Heather Johnson It’s a dilemma faced by architects and engineers when considering early-stage design analysis:  which is more important– accuracy or precision?  Accuracy refers to the closeness of a measurement to an actual or known value, while precision is related to variation between multiple measurements of the same element. Accuracy vs precision According…


  • Revit helps architecture meet Architecture 2030 Challenge

    Using Revit and Insight to achieve Architecture 2030 Challenge goals

    Written by Heather R. Johnson With dedicated sustainability staff and using Autodesk Revit and Insight, included in the Autodesk Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Collection, firms are on their way to achieving their targets for meeting the Architecture 2030 challenge. Multi-disciplinary design studio Eskew+Dumez+Ripple (EDR) and CTA Architects Engineers, an integrated engineering and design firm, are…


  • Autodesk Revit's energy performance analysis helps design high-performance building

    3 videos to help you get started with energy performance analysis in Revit

    Did you know that a subscription to Revit or the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection includes access to Insight, a powerful tool for energy performance analysis? Insight is a cloud-based simulation platform integrated with Revit that provides centralized access to performance data and advanced analysis engines.  With Revit and Insight you can generate building performances analysis of energy,…


  • sustainably design city

    5 Ways Revit Supports Green Building

    If you’re not already using Revit to support green building in your designs, you should be. Sustainable building design is moving from being a good-to-have to a must-have for building projects worldwide, as more clients are demanding architects and engineers design buildings to perform better and contribute to green building goals, such as those put…


  • Revit Energy Analysis Helps Meet Architecture 2030 Challenge Goals

    The architecture 2030 Challenge calls for all new US buildings, developments, and major renovations to be carbon-neutral by 2030. The key to meeting this challenge? Energy analysis from start to finish. Analyzing a complete or near-final design has little or no effect on a building’s operational energy performance. But leveraging energy analysis as a decision-making…