DesignBuilder Training We offer a variety of training courses

DesignBuilder Training Courses

DesignBuilder training courses are a great way to learn best practise use of the software from the experts. Courses are suitable for new and experienced users alike and provide an excellent opportunity to learn the best modelling techniques. Note that our courses include short-term DesignBuilder Software licences for all attendees, allowing completion of the training prior to purchasing the software.

Upcoming courses

Courses are modular – you may attend any one or more topics. For the last three days it is assumed that you have an understanding of the 3D modeller and simulation aspects of DesignBuilder.

Date Location Description
28th October 2019 Gauteng
DesignBuilder Modeller

The first module is the introduction to the DesignBuilder interface, with a focus on model geometry information input and drawing models.

29th October 2019 Gauteng
DesignBuilder Simulation

This module focuses on running simulations and extracting data from DesignBuilder.

30th October 2019 Gauteng
Using DesignBuilder for SANS 10400 XA

This day demonstrates how DesignBuilder is used to determine whether a house complies with the SANS 10400-XA standard by following the building energy modelling route.

31st October 2019 (TBC) Gauteng
DesignBuilder HVAC

This module demonstrates how DesignBuilder is used to model modern HVAC systems at the component detail level.

October 2019 (TBC) Gauteng
DesignBuilder Advanced Modules

This day looks at other powerful modules and calculation functionality within the software. The course is structured in such a way that the three most popular topics will be covered: (1) CFD (2) Natural Ventilation and (3) Thermal Comfort.


To register for the upcoming training course, please download and complete a registration form and return the completed form to


R 3 450.00 (incl. VAT) per person per day, with discounts available if three or more days are attended. A short-term DesignBuilder Software licence is included.

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