Comprehensive Urban Modeling

Transform your urban development projects with ENVI-met’s advanced 3D modelling software. Specialising in urban cooling and climate adaptation software, our tools provide essential insight for sustainable and resilient urban design. Discover how our innovative solutions can improve thermal comfort and reduce urban heat, creating healthier environments.

ENVI-met Software Suite: Enabling Sustainable Urban Simulation and Analysis

Explore ENVI-met’s powerful tools for accurate microclimate modeling and environmental analysis.

Monde

Create a digital twin of your urban system and manage all the data. Import vector data from Open Street Map or other GIS software. Export a rasterized ENVI-met INX file.

Spaces

Edit your ENVI-met model grid by grid and add advanced features such as materials or single walls. Generate the surface input files (.INX) to run the simulation.

ENVI-guide

Create new simulation configuration files (.SIMX) or edit existing files interactively. Select basic model settings and control a wide range of parameters for your ENVI-met simulation.

ENVI-core

The heart of the ENVI-met system: Run your simulations on your local computer and generate the microclimate in your model domain.

BIO-met

Simulate and evaluate human thermal comfort based on your ENVI-met simulations. Provides static thermal comfort indices (e.g. PET, SET* or UTCI) as well as the Dynamic Thermal Comfort module that allows virtual walks through the model environment.

Leonardo

Analyze your model results and create two- and three-dimensional maps and animations. LEONARDO provides a wide range of different analysis tools on an interactive basis. In addition, all modules can be accessed via Python scripts.

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
Database Manager

View, manage, and add different types of surface materials, compose building walls, or define the structure of a façade greening system. The Database Manager helps you keep track of the different database elements used in your ENVI-met simulation.

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
Albero

Albero specializes in the creation and management of complex 3D vegetation such as trees and similar structures. Edit the structure of tree crowns or generate whole trees using procedural rules such as the fractal-based Lindenmeyer system.

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
TreePass

Scheduled release: 2026

Calculate and simulate tree biomechanics and site conditions with centimeter resolution. TreePass assesses the site-specific risk of wind damage and analyzes local growing conditions.

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
Project Manager

Helps you organize your projects into different workspaces, assign different databases or define individual settings for working with ENVI-met.

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Solar analysis

Shadow casting
Three-dimensional solar and shadow simulations

Reflection analysis
Complex calculation of multiple reflections in the model environment

High-resolution module
Dynamic boundary conditions for the analysis of building physics

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Pollutant dispersion

Air pollutants
Analysis of dispersion, transformation and deposition in urban areas

Holistic microclimate simulation
Pollutant dispersion modelling for the assessment of reactive and non-reactive gases under consideration of the microclimate

User-defined traffic emission profiles
Pollutant analysis based on customizable vehicle fleet emission factors

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Building physics

Façade temperatures
High-resolution simulation of façade and wall temperatures in direct interaction with the urban climate as well as estimation of building energy consumption

Exchange processes with green roofs and façades
High-resolution modeling of vegetated surfaces and their substrates, including heat and moisture transfer, as well as their interactions with the building

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Green & Blue Technologies

Vegetation modeling
Simulation of evapotranspiration, CO₂ intake and leaf temperature based on photosynthetic rate

Green wall modeling
Calculation of the radiative transfer of the vegetation layer, considering substrate layers and wall structures

Water mist simulation
Simulation of the cooling effect of fine water spray on air temperature

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Wind flow

Wind speed and patterns in complex environments
Simulation of three-dimensional wind and turbulence fields

Effects on the flow field
Estimation of wind conditions at each point in the model, considering vegetation, thermal conditions and local weather

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Outdoor thermal comfort

Thermal Comfort Indices
Calculation of different stationary bioclimatological Indices such as Physiological Equivalent Temperature (PET), SET* or Universal Thermal Climate Index (UTCI).

Dynamic Thermal Comfort
Simulation of biometeorological Processes and Thermal Comfort of moving pedestrians considering the constantly changing microclimatological boundary conditions.

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Vegetation Analysis

Simulation of wind stress and tree damage
Illustration of the risk of mechanical damage to the branch level

Tree Site Assessment
Comprehensive analysis of microclimate growing conditions for existing or planned tree locations

Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.

Humidity

Feedback analysis
Analysis of feedback between different “Green and Blue” technologies and the microclimate model

Microclimate Model Calculations: Exploring the Comprehensive Analysis

Short- and long-wave radiation fluxes taking into account shading, multiple reflections from surfaces, buildings, and vegetation. Advanced modeling of radiative processes in plant canopies, including scatter and diffuse reflections.

Determination of evapotranspiration and sensible heat fluxes to and from the plant, including full simulation of all plant physical parameters (e.g. photosynthetic rate). Simulation of feedback processes between soil moisture and plant water stress.

Dynamic calculation of surface and wall temperatures for each facade and roof element with up to three material layers and seven dynamic calculation points in the wall. Detailed data output for advanced analysis and generation of input data for use in building energy simulation software such as Energy Plus.

Consideration of façade and roof greening in relation to all energy flows. Detailed simulation of greening systems, including construction type, substrate and plant cover properties, taking into account complex processes such as radiation transmission and reflection or evaporation from plants and substrate.

Simulation of water and heat exchange within the soil system. Three-dimensional simulation of heat transfer as a function of soil material and water content. Advanced calculation of hydraulic water exchange in the soil, including root water uptake and plant water supply.

Three-dimensional representation of trees using skeletal models to simulate biomechanical loads and deformations due to wind forces. Dynamic adjustment of seasonal effects (leafless to full canopy) including detailed simulation of radiation processes within the canopy.

Dispersion of gases and particles, considering both particulate and gaseous components. For particles, sedimentation and deposition processes on leaves and surfaces are included. Gaseous pollutants can be simulated, including photochemical transformation in the NO-NO₂-ozone reaction cycle.

Simulation of various static comfort indices such as Physiological Equivalent Temperature (PET), SET* or Universal Thermal Climate Index (UTCI) using the BIO-met post-processor.

Simulation of Dynamic Thermal Comfort Calculation of transient biometeorological processes of virtual pedestrians walking through the ENVI-met model. Detailed insight into fundamental processes such as skin temperature changes, cold/warm sensations or sweat rate, taking into account the “thermal history” of the virtual pedestrian.

Comprehensive tools for managing and processing digital data, creating “digital twins”, and performing graphical analysis. Harness the power of Python to analyze and visualize data, or script your application directly from the ENVI-met interface.

Frequently Asked Questions for ENVI-met Software

Find answers to frequently asked questions about ENVI-met software in our extensive FAQ section. Whether you have questions about installation, setup, or specific features, our FAQ page provides valuable insight and troubleshooting.

Plugins & Tutorials

Explore the full potential of your environmental simulations with our collection of ENVI-met plug-ins and tutorials. Enhance your projects with specialised tools and step-by-step guides designed to streamline your workflow and maximise efficiency.

Shaping the Future: Exploring ENVI-met’s Advanced 3D Urban Climate Solutions

Explore our innovative software transforming sustainable urban planning and climate adaptation

Success in the field: ENVI-met Case Studies

Discover how our solutions are transforming urban environments around the world

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    Kolkata / India Thermal Comfort

    ENVI-met - the high-resolution 3D modeling software for climate adaption. Get accurate analysis and simulation of microclimatic elements.
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    Lagos / Nigeria Thermal Comfort

    Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
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    Parma / Italy Climate Change

    Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
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    Lima / Peru Thermal Comfort

    Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
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    Dubai / UAE Pedestrian Comfort

    Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
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    Tabriz / Iran Thermal Comfort

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    Abu Dhabi / UAE Cool Corridor

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    Milan / Italy Heat Mitigation

    Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
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    Abu Dhabi / UAE Walkable Spaces

    Leading software for high-resolution 3D modeling of urban microclimate to analyze the impact of buildings, vegetation, etc. on the urban climate with the aim of planning climate-friendly cities and improving the quality of life in metropolitan areas - designed for professional use by architects, landscape architects, urban planners etc., as well as for research at universities.
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    Bolzano / Italy Greening impact

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    Tehran / Iran Heat Mitigation

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    New Delhi / India Air Pollution