Guide to Sustainable Design for Architecture, Engineering & Construction

White Papers

Technological and Investment Reasons to Require Net-Zero Energy Today

Net-zero energy capable buildings put in place today will streamline our transition to an energy efficient world. This whitepaper discusses how goverment requirements and goals place significant risk in the market for any building owner considering a new building today or adding an existing building to their portfolio.

Technological and Investment Reasons to Require Net-Zero Energy Today (pdf - 287Kb)

Building Performance Analysis Using Revit

Powerful functionality in Autodesk® Revit® software enables faster, more accurate building performance analysis.

Building Performance Analysis Using Revit (pdf - 1761Kb)

Collaborative Project Management for Educational Facilities

An increase in bond funds for new school construction and renovations means a higher volume of projects as well as more teams, money, and information to manage. Learn how Autodesk® Collaborative Project Management Solutions can help you efficiently track multiple project budgets from multiple funding sources.

Collaborative Project Management for Educational Facilities (pdf - 470Kb)

Engineers Guide to Energy Retrofit

Explore how mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) and structural engineering firms can realize the environmental and economic benefits of building-retrofit opportunities.

Engineers Guide to Energy Retrofit (pdf - 701Kb)

Realizing the Future of Sustainable Design Through BIM and Analysis

Review how BIM and BIM-based design tools enable mechanical engineers to more efficiently and accurately simulate, analyze, and document their designs and deliver greener building systems and more energy-efficient buildings.

Realizing the Future of Sustainable Design Through BIM and Analysis (pdf - 281Kb)

BIM for Sustainable Design

Learn how Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software supports key aspects of sustainable design and green-building certification.

BIM for Sustainable Design (pdf - 609Kb)

Creating Models for Performance Analysis on Existing Buildings

Learn how to create a basic building model for performing energy analysis and how to visualize and simulate the performance, appearance, and cost of building retrofits prior to construction.

Creating Models for Performance Analysis on Existing Buildings (pdf - 229Kb)

Gathering Existing Conditions for Performance Analysis

Learn how to gather existing building conditions to perform energy analysis and compare the energy efficiency of buildings.

Gathering Existing Conditions for Performance Analysis (pdf - 1638Kb)

Sustainable Design Analysis and Building Information Modeling

Explore how Autodesk® Ecotect® Analysis software helps architects and other users analyze the performance of their conceptual building designs.

Sustainable Design Analysis and Building Information Modeling (pdf - 1908Kb)

Energy Analysis Workflows for Sustainability: Autodesk Revit-Based Product to Autodesk Green Building Studio to eQUEST Workflow

Learn how to use Revit- and Autodesk® Green Building Studio® software-based workflows with eQUEST® software to design energy-, water-, and resource-efficient buildings and to create energy simulations for LEED® documentation and other energy-analysis initiatives.

Energy Analysis Workflows for Sustainability: Autodesk Revit-Based Product to Autodesk Green Building Studio to eQUEST Workflow (pdf - 568Kb)

Using Autodesk Ecotect Analysis and Building Information Modeling

Get more from Autodesk Ecotect Analysis software and the BIM solutions found in Revit Architecture and Autodesk® Revit® MEP.

Using Autodesk Ecotect Analysis and Building Information Modeling (pdf - 1107Kb)