Saturday, 20 October 2007

Building Energy Analysis Tool for Sketchup

Greenspace Research have developed an extension on a building energy analysis tool for SketchUp which is currently at its Beta stage.

The tool expands the benefits of using SketchUp for early conceptual design integrating the power of Green Building Studio's energy report system.

The system is based around the Green Building XML schema, referred to as “gbXML”, developed to facilitate the transfer of building information stored in CAD building information models.

Below is a video showing an insight of the plugin being used:

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