Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) announced the expansion of its portfolio of software solutions to support sustainable A/E/C markets with the acquisition of technology assets of two energy analysis software companies.
announced signing a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the
assets of Green Building Studio, a Web-service company that helps architects
and engineers to easily perform whole building energy analysis early in the
design process. Autodesk plans to continue support for the Green Building
Studio web service and gbXML as an open standard, and to strengthen the
integration with its building information modeling or BIM software.
announced that it acquired substantially all the assets of Carmel Software
Corporation, a developer of HVAC mechanical engineering software that helps
engineers and architects to analyze their mechanical designs and ensure
Autodesk plans to continue support for the Carmel products and to leverage the
capabilities of Carmel Software's products with its BIM software.
Jay Bhatt, senior vice president of Autodesk AEC
Solutions, stated that adding the two companies to Autodesk's portfolio would
help its customers easily leverage the coordinated, reliable data created in
the Revit platform for BIM to help predict performance and design buildings
with reduced environmental impact. The terms of the two acquisitions were not
Autodesk to expand solutions portfolio through acquisition of technology asset companies
February 18, 2008