DesignBuilder Training We offer a variety of training courses

DesignBuilder Training Courses

DesignBuilder training courses are a great way to learn best-practice use of the software from the experts. Courses are suitable for new and experienced users alike. 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 314 On Clark, Pretoria, Gauteng
DesignBuilder Modeller

Forms a module with the second day. This first day is the introduction to the DesignBuilder interface, with a focus on model geometry information input and drawing models. The two-day module offers SACAP CPD (2 points) and ECSA CPD (2 points).

29th October 2019 314 On Clark, Pretoria, Gauteng
DesignBuilder Simulation

Forms a module with the first day. This second day focuses on running simulations and extracting data from DesignBuilder. The two-day module offers SACAP CPD (2 points) and ECSA CPD (2 points).

30th October 2019 314 On Clark, Pretoria, Gauteng
Using DesignBuilder for SANS 10400 XA

This module demonstrates how DesignBuilder is used to determine whether a house complies with the SANS 10400-XA standard by following the building energy modelling route. SACAP CPD (1 point), ECSA CPD (1 point).

May 2020 (TBC) Western Cape (TBC)
DesignBuilder HVAC

This module demonstrates how DesignBuilder is used to model modern HVAC systems at the component detail level. ECSA CPD (1 point).

May 2020 (TBC) Western Cape (TBC)
DesignBuilder Advanced Modules

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

Registration

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

Costs

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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