CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Nov 24, 2009 -- Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc., the leader in upfront CFD software, today announced that it has been chosen as an MEP Preferred Industry Partner by Autodesk, Inc., the leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. The MEP Partnership expands the current Industry Preferred Partnership program that Blue Ridge Numerics and Autodesk have enjoyed since early 2008.
"The strong working relationship between Autodesk and Blue Ridge Numerics continues to grow with this formal partnership agreement," explains Ed Williams, CEO of Blue Ridge Numerics. "However, it is the customer who will reap the greatest benefit from this expanded partnership through future product developments that will give architecture and MEP engineers the ability to move flow simulation design studies early into the project cycle."
The Autodesk MEP Preferred Industry Partner program delivers tightly integrated, industry-specific software solutions that leverage the power of Autodesk's 3D modeling and simulation technologies to help create a competitive advantage for customers. Members of the Autodesk MEP Preferred Industry Partner program are market-leading software companies that Autodesk is working closely with to provide customers the breadth and quality of tools they need to perform best-in-class engineering studies.
About Blue Ridge Numerics
Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc. is the fastest-growing CFD software company in the world and consistently ranked among the fastest-growing technology companies in North America. The company's CFdesign upfront CFD software helps remove some of the design challenges architecture and MEP engineers have faced for years. Now real world validation can be conducted directly from their building information modeling (BIM) system to understand how design changes can help achieve environmental objectives and energy certifications. CFdesign's comprehensive air flow and thermal simulations capabilities allow engineers to explore things like thermal comfort studies, energy audits, solar loading calculations, smoke egress/ LMA studies, occupancy safety considerations, green solutions and external wind loading. Using CFdesign architectural firms can gain clear insights earlier in the design process and deliver projects efficiently with fewer risks. Learn more at www.cfdesign.com.
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