Software made in Germany for all cities in the world

30 years of experience and always a step ahead on the requirements for high resolution urban modelling – this makes ENVI-met the world’s leading software for analysing the impact of architecture and urban planning. Benefit from our expertise to examine the potential viability of your projects in an interactive way.
Sustainable architecture and urban development are often executed as a compromise between the needs of people and the environment. With ENVI-met you can start planning and building sustainable and green cities, with a scientifically proven and objectively validated approach.

FAQs

Here you will find answers to frequent questions from new customers about licences and fees for ENVI-met.

Features

Calculate the microclimate of a city with ENVI-met down to the square metre. Here is an overview of all the functions of the microclimate model depending on the licence type.

ENVI-met Business

for architects

License volume
Up to 5 PCs
Commercial use
Maximum model size
Not limited
3D urban microclimate model
Complete software environment
Parallel simulation on several CPU cores
Detailed analysis of energy fluxes at buildings and façades and building energy
Detailed data about vegetation dynamics (transpiration, water access and drought stress, etc)
Simulation of roof and facade greening, including substrate layer
Integration of blue technologies (water mist cooling, wet surfaces)
Full forcing with measured or annual climate reference data
Pollutant dispersion with multiple substances including active chemistry
High resolution radiative transfer modelling using the IVS algorithm
Output in NetCDF format
Complete BIO-met module
Personal support via email

ENVI-met Business

for landscape architects

License volume
Up to 5 PCs
Commercial use
Maximum model size
Not limited
3D urban microclimate model
Complete software environment
Parallel simulation on several CPU cores
Detailed analysis of energy fluxes at buildings and façades and building energy
Detailed data about vegetation dynamics (transpiration, water access and drought stress, etc)
Simulation of roof and facade greening, including substrate layer
Integration of blue technologies (water mist cooling, wet surfaces)
Full forcing with measured or annual climate reference data
Pollutant dispersion with multiple substances including active chemistry
High resolution radiative transfer modelling using the IVS algorithm
Output in NetCDF format
Complete BIO-met module
Personal support via email

ENVI-met City

for the public sector

License volume
Up to 5 PCs
Commercial use
X
Maximum model size
Not limited
3D urban microclimate model
Complete software environment
Parallel simulation on several CPU cores
Detailed analysis of energy fluxes at buildings and façades and building energy
Detailed data about vegetation dynamics (transpiration, water access and drought stress, etc)
Simulation of roof and facade greening, including substrate layer
Integration of blue technologies (water mist cooling, wet surfaces)
Full forcing with measured or annual climate reference data
Pollutant dispersion with multiple substances including active chemistry
High resolution radiative transfer modelling using the IVS algorithm
Output in NetCDF format
Complete BIO-met module
Personal support via email

ENVI-met Student

for graduate projects

License volume
Up to 2 PCs
Commercial use
x
Maximum model size
Not limited
3D urban microclimate model
Complete software environment
Parallel simulation on several CPU cores
X
Detailed analysis of energy fluxes at buildings and façades and building energy
Detailed data about vegetation dynamics (transpiration, water access and drought stress, etc)
Simulation of roof and facade greening, including substrate layer
Integration of blue technologies (water mist cooling, wet surfaces)
Full forcing with measured or annual climate reference data
Pollutant dispersion with multiple substances including active chemistry
High resolution radiative transfer modelling using the IVS algorithm
Output in NetCDF format
Complete BIO-met module
Personal support via email

ENVI-met Science

for universities

License volume
Volume license
Commercial use
X
Maximum model size
Not limited
3D urban microclimate model
Complete software environment
Parallel simulation on several CPU cores
Detailed analysis of energy fluxes at buildings and façades and building energy
Detailed data about vegetation dynamics (transpiration, water access and drought stress, etc)
Simulation of roof and facade greening, including substrate layer
Integration of blue technologies (water mist cooling, wet surfaces)
Full forcing with measured or annual climate reference data
Pollutant dispersion with multiple substances including active chemistry
High resolution radiative transfer modelling using the IVS algorithm
Output in NetCDF format
Complete BIO-met module
Personal support via email

ENVI-met Lite

for first user and demonstration purposes

License volume
Demo & Test
Commercial use
X
Maximum model size
Limited to 50 x 50 x 40
3D urban microclimate model
Complete software environment
Parallel simulation on several CPU cores
X
Detailed analysis of energy fluxes at buildings and façades and building energy
X
Detailed data about vegetation dynamics (transpiration, water access and drought stress, etc)
X
Simulation of roof and facade greening, including substrate layer
X
Integration of blue technologies (water mist cooling, wet surfaces)
X
Full forcing with measured or annual climate reference data
X
Pollutant dispersion with multiple substances including active chemistry
X
High resolution radiative transfer modelling using the IVS algorithm
X
Output in NetCDF format
Complete BIO-met module
X
Personal support via email
X
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