Monday, April 6, 2009

Autodesk Releases Green Building Studio 3.5

Autodesk has released the latest version of Green Building Studio!

Summary of Changes
Release 3.5 is a maintenance release to address specific features and issues that had surfaced since the release of version 3.4.1 in October 2008. This document is intended to highlight the changes in this release.

Enable Simulation of Canadian Projects
This release features the much-anticipated ability to model projects in Canada with accurate Canadian weather files. Default Canadian utility costs have been included and are based upon the average rates for the largest city in each Canadian Territory.

Compatibility with Autodesk® Revit 2010 Products
With release 3.5, the Green Building Studio web service introduces compatibility with Autodesk Revit MEP 2010 and Revit Architecture 2010.

Enhanced Stability
Release 3.5 greatly stabilizes the web service by resolving the issue of session logouts and allows multiple runs of large files without disruption.

Enhanced Usability
A number of upgrades have been introduced in this release to improve the users' experience:

1) Trial users who get added to a Corporate Account will now automatically have all of their projects and templates transferred to the Corporate Account

2) False failure message have been eliminated

3) A link to "Getting Started" in the support page has been updated

4) LEED® Daylighting Calculations have been refined

5) Project Template functionality has been expanded

6) Improved analysis of complex geometries has been instituted

7) Green Building Studio web service now allows apostrophes on user names when registering.

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