The new draft Energy Efficiency Standards ( SANS10400-XA 2nd edition) has been published for public comment.

Introduction. Since a couple of year ago we had been informed that new SANS10400-XA standards are being worked on and will be published soon. A couple of websites had information on what could possible be in the new Standard. One I can refer to is this article from Building and Décor : The draft […]

How to get SANSCalc Desktop report into Revit

A customer asked us to assist in how to get the SANSCalc Desktop reports into Revit.  If you are not familiar with SANSCalc – there are two versions, one desktop based called SANSCalc Desktop and another a cloud based solution called SANSCalc Online. What is great about SANSCalc is you can install a Revit Add […]

Energy Efficiency for South Africa inside Revit

We have seen many improvements by Autodesk wrt adding Energy Efficiency into Revit. One thing that we already can use out of the box is to calculate the R-Values for walls, roof and floor requirement by SANS 10400-XA to comply. I’m not going to go into the requirement as set out by the SANS documents […]