BuildDesk Ltd was formed back in 2003 and launched its first software product, BuildDesk U 3.2, for U-value and Condensation Risk Analysis calculations in March 2005.

BuildDesk Energy Design software incorporating SAP 2005 for the energy assessment of new dwellings for Building Regulations and EPCs was launched in April 2006.

BuildDesk Ltd acquired Carbon Checker software from Southfacing Services Ltd in 2007 and relaunched it as BuildDesk Carbon Checker. Carbon Checker is an alternative interface to iSBEM for the rapid energy assessment of commercial buildings for Building Regulations and EPCs.

BuildDesk left the Rockwool Group via a management buyout in 2012.

In September 2012 BuildDesk Ltd moved to larger premises at Kestrel Court, Harbour Road. Portishead.