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Using the IES Virtual Environment to model Shading Devices in a Dynamic Thermal Simulation

This is free on-demand course is part of our Upskill with IES series, and will take you through using the IES Virtual Environment to model Shading Devices in a Dynamic Thermal Simulation.

In the session, the instructor covers:

  • Defining shading devices linked to glazing constructions in the Apache Constructions Database
  • Operating shading devices via profiles or incident solar irradiance
  • Comparing simulation results in VistaPro, with and without shading devices

Visit the IES website to find out about upcoming Upskill with IES sessions.


Your Instructor


Hans Dhargalkar
Hans Dhargalkar

Hans is Training Manager at IES, and is our most experienced trainer with over 20 years unparalleled experience in training customers in the Virtual Environment. He is responsible for creating IES training programmes and materials. Hans holds an Honours Degree and a Masters degree. Before joining IES, he was involved with wind tunnel testing, fire protection and building services software.


Course Curriculum


  Using the IESVE to model Shading Devices in a Dynamic Thermal Simulation
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The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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