News & Events

Jul 2020

News

  • Beta Release of Simergy v3.3 - Professional users
    improvements include:
    • Newest versions of EnergyPlus and OpenStudio
    • Support for Refrigeration Loops
    • Building Model and Building Systems Creator improvements
    • IDF import & Auto-Diagramming of systems improved
    • Large project speed improvements
    • Many more sample projects + easy access from startup canvas
  • Website updates:
    • Automated discounting for multi-license purchases
    • Improvements to 'My Account' page

Events

  • 07-July -- Webinar: How to answer your building energy design questions (US Units)
  • 09-July -- Webinar: How to answer your building energy design questions (Metric Units)
  • 14-July -- Training 101: Creating and Simulating your first Building Energy Model in Simergy
  • 28-July -- Training 102: DWG Model-Over, Editing HVAC Loops, Results Visualization

Aug 2020

News

  • Release of Simergy v3.3 - all users
    improvements listed below, in July section
  • Start Project with DOE/NREL on Geometry in OpenStudio
  • Start project with DOE/NREL on BuildingSync in OpenStudio
  • Planning begins for Simergy v3.4 - for release in Q4

Website

  • Featured Projects update
  • Automated email updates

Aug 2018

Scheduled Milestones

  • Release of Simergy v3.0 (SP1)

Scheduled Events

  • Webinar (14th): Answering your Building Energy Questions in Simergy
  • Training (16th): Creating and Simulating your first Building Energy Model

Nov 2018

Scheduled Milestones

  • Release of Simergy v3.0 (SP6) - resolves issues reported by users
  • Professional users early access to Simergy v3.1.  Improvements include:
    • Multiple buildings in a project
    • Occupancy-driven loads, target conditions, schedules, and controls = much easier BEM configuration as most things get default values, based on occupancy - for the building, building section, or building story
    • Expanded rule-based model validation
    • Extended Building System Creator™
    • Energy Efficiency Measure (scripting) improvements
    • Materials/Constructions mapper for imported model
  • Release of first in a 3-part White Paper series: "Implementing the ASHRAE 209 Standard for Building Energy Modeling (BEM)"
    • Part 1: Building Energy Modeling (BEM) in Concept Design 
    • Provides cases studies showing the ASHRAE 209 standard BEM workflows, using Simergy

Scheduled Events

  • Webinar (13-Nov): How Simergy can answer your building energy design questions
  • Training (15-Nov): Creating and Simulating your first Building Energy Model in Simergy

Dec 2018

Scheduled Milestones

  • Release of Simergy v3.0 (SP6) - resolves issues reported by users
  • Professional users early access to Simergy v3.1.  Improvements include:
    • Multiple buildings in a project
    • Occupancy-driven loads, target conditions, schedules, and controls = much easier BEM configuration as most things get default values, based on occupancy - for the building, building section, or building story
    • Expanded rule-based model validation
    • Extended Building System Creator™
    • Energy Efficiency Measure (scripting) improvements
    • Materials/Constructions mapper for imported models

Scheduled Events

  • Webinar (4-Dec): How Simergy can answer your building energy design questions
  • Training (6-Dec): Creating and Simulating your first Building Energy Model in Simergy

Sep 2018

Scheduled Milestones

  • Public release of Simergy v3.0 (SP2)

Scheduled Events

  • Webinar (18-Sep): Answering your Building Energy Questions in Simergy
  • Training (20-Sep): Creating and Simulating your first Building Energy Model