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Building performance analysis software


What is Insight?

Insight overview video (1:43 min.)

Insight empowers architects and engineers to design more energy-efficient buildings with advanced simulation engines and building performance analysis data integrated in Revit.

2030 Challenge support

2030 Challenge video (1:41 min.)

Design more efficient buildings, and achieve your sustainability goals and reporting requirements for the AIA 2030 Commitment and other green building initiatives with Insight.

Insight features

  • Better building performance

    Discover intuitive, outcome-driven insight into energy and environmental optimization, from design to operation. (video: 46 sec.)

  • Real-time feedback

    Visualize and interact with key performance indicators, factors, and ranges to help make better design decisions.

  • BIM workflow integration

    Enlist the power of FormIt Pro and Revit to automatically create energy models, from early concept to detailed design.

  • Whole building energy

    Capture whole building and system interactions with full dynamic thermal energy simulation using DOE 2.2. and EnergyPlus.

  • Daylighting analysis

    Simulate, calculate, and visualize key daylighting metrics, like daylight autonomy and annual sunlight exposure.

  • Heating and cooling load

    Analyze the total building heating and cooling load calculations with the EnergyPlus heat balance method.

See how customers are using Insight

  • Johnson Controls International Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai


    High-performance building design

    Energy modeling with Insight helped the HVAC and energy storage experts achieve sustainability goals for their new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai.

    Image courtesy of Johnson Controls

  • Rendering of The Wheeling building design by Mills Group with Revit and Insight


    Achieving energy efficiency

    Architects analyze 3D models and obtain real-time environmental performance indicators by using Insight for building performance analysis.

    Image courtesy of Mills Group

  • Exterior and façade of the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin


    Architects meet AIA 2030 goals

    International architecture and engineering firm supports its AIA 2030 Commitment as it models building performance on more projects.

    Image courtesy of Page

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