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Last edited 18 Nov 2021
Building energy simulation software
Building energy simulation software is computer-based simulation software designed to perform comprehensive analysis of a building’s energy use or to analyse the energy-using systems of a building. It uses specialist software/platform tools to address particular concerns, such as daylighting, moisture transfer from building materials, natural ventilation, occupant comfort and indoor air quality.
Increasing environmental and energy concerns among end users is anticipated to drive the building energy simulation software market. Architects and engineers are adopting advanced design in green building infrastructure to provide comfort to residential and commercial users by reducing the negative impact on the environment. The demand for green home design is also increasing to reduce overall expenses on energy consumption.
End users are less aware of building energy simulation software/tools and applications in the management and analysis of energy consumption and modelling. Companies are still using traditional ways to improve infrastructure design and energy consumption modelling.
Furthermore, COVID-19 has negatively affected the growth of industries across all regions. The demand for building energy simulation software decreased during the lockdown period of COVID-19. Companies are facing financial problems during the lockdown due to the low return on investment and insufficient funds to be sustainable in the market; many construction companies are delaying their projects due to insufficient staff.
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