Published on 14 July 2023
DesignBuilder DSM Manual v7.2.0.pdf
DesignBuilder SBEM Manual v7.2.0.pdf
Published on 16 January 2023
DesignBuilder DSM Manual v7.1.4.pdf
Published on 12 January 2023
DesignBuilder SBEM Manual v7.1.4.pdf
Published on 05 December 2022
Published on 15 August 2022
ASHRAE 140 2020 Test Results For DesignBuilder v7.0.2.004.zip
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2020 (aka BESTEST) validation test results for DesignBuilder v7.0 with EnergyPlus v9.4. Sections covered:
Published on 07 September 2021
Published on 02 March 2021
Published on 02 February 2021
ASHRAE 140 2017 Test Results For DesignBuilder V6.1.zip
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2017 (aka BESTEST) validation test results for DesignBuilder v6.1 with EnergyPlus v8.9. Sections covered:
Published on 10 December 2019
Published on 19 February 2019
DesignBuilder SBEM Manual v6.1.8 Revison 2.pdf
DesignBuilder SBEM Manual describes the combination of the DesignBuilder graphical interface and the Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM) that can be used for producing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and BRUKL reports for showing compliance with Part L2 of the Building Regulations.
Published on 15 February 2019
DesignBuilder DSM Manual v6.1.8.pdf
The DesignBuilder DSM Manual describes the combination of the DesignBuilder graphical interface and the Dynamic Simulation Model (DSM) that can be used for producing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and BRUKL reports for showing compliance with Part L2 of the Building Regulations.
Published on 22 January 2019
ASHRAE 140 2017 Test Results For DesignBuilder V5.5.zip
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2017 validation test results for DesignBuilder v5.5 with EnergyPlus v8.6. Sections covered:
Published on 20 July 2018
This document describes DesignBuilder v6 compliance with ANSI/ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 183-2007, Peak Cooling and Heating Load Calculations in Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings
Published on 29 May 2018
Published on 28 May 2018
Published on 04 May 2017
ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2014 validation test results for DesignBuilder v5.0 with EnergyPlus v8.5. Sections covered:
Published on 01 November 2016
Please bear in mind that there are over 1200 pages before you decide to print this!
Published on 14 July 2015
Please bear in mind that there are over 1300 pages before you decide to print this!
Published on 11 January 2015
ISO_13790_ EN 15265_Report.pdf
Report on EN ISO 13790 Standard (2008) Tests for the calculation of energy use for space heating and cooling
Published on 23 January 2014
Published on 03 February 2011
Inter-model validation report comparing DesignBuilder CFD with the general purpose Pheonics CFD software. Report prepared by Northumbria University.
Published on 17 October 2010
A report detailing some further development of the 3TC (3 Time Constant) simulation method used in DBSIm
The algorithms behind the 3TC (3 Time Constant) lumped parameter simulation method used in DBSIm are described in detail.