Insight Release Notes

Release 2017.5

  • Enables Architecture 2030 Zero Energy tool for the Insight Architecture 2030 benchmark results.
  • Enables Architecture 2030 benchmark result for Single Family building types in the U.S. & Canada.

Release 2017.4

  • Enable heating and cooling loads analysis for non-U.S. locations.

Release 2017.3

  • Bug fix to enable EnergyPlus annual simulations.
  • Bug fix to enable Architecture 2030 Benchmark results for non-U.S. locations.

Release 2017.2

  • Export Data and Graphics.
  • gbXML Export (Includes Widget Settings).
  • Backend Service Improvements.

Release 2017.1

  • Release Notes.
  • Move Model Fit & Finish.
  • Table Column Data: EUI.
  • Simulation Run Time Optimization.

Release 2016.10

  • Export table data for Insight models.
  • Expanded table capabilities.
  • Move models between Insight projects.

Release 2016.9

  • Expanded list of available currencies.
  • Improvements to EnergyPlus heating and cooling load analysis.

Release 2016.8

  • Retrofit Analysis using actual building utility costs and recorded weather data.
  • User-defined utility rates.
  • In context help and walkthrough content.

Release 2016.7

  • “BIM Settings” for each Insight factor representing as modeled conditions in Revit or FormIt.
  • Improved support for mobile and tablet.

Release 2016.6

  • Table view and sorting options.
  • Enhanced model viewer functionalities.
  • Improved DDx reporting capabilities.

Release 2016.5

  • Model Compare: Ability to compare model performances and metrics.
  • Export energy files (gbXML, INP, IDF) for Insight models .
  • Energy+ Heating / Cooling Load Visualization.

Release 2016.4

  • Automated reporting to AIA Design Data Exchange (DDx).
  • Save and apply Scenarios to multiple models.

Release 2016.3

  • View location and climate charts.
  • Rerun model analysis from Insight interface.
  • Updates to Architecture 2030 benchmark calculation.

Release 2016.2

  • Sample project accessible when not logged in.
  • Expanded unit and preference specification.
  • Invite users to Insight projects.

Release 2016.1

  • Performance improvements.
  • Formit Support: Ability to generate analysis from Formit.
  • PV Factors: Ability to understand impacts of PV Panel Efficiency, PV Payback Period, and PV Surface Coverage.