BuildDesk software

BuildDesk software helps designers and energy assessors to calculate the energy efficiency of buildings for both Building Regulations and Energy Performance Certificate purposes.

BuildDesk U

  • Professional software for U-value calculation.
  • Includes Condensation Risk Analysis (CRA) and heat capacity calculation for assessing thermal mass.
  • Easy-to-use and graphically oriented for the fast assessment of building elements.
  • Extensive database containing generic as well as branded building materials and constructions.

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BuildDesk Carbon Checker

  • Advanced Government-approved SBEM interface, for Building Regulations assessments and Energy Performance Certificates for non-residential buildings.
  • Approved for use in England & Wales, Scotland, North Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
  • CAD-import to save time and enable the calculation of energy performance at all stages of the design and planning process.

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VABI Elements

  • The latest Dynamic Simulation Modelling (DSM) software from VABI Software BV, for the detailed hourly assessment of heating and cooling demands, thermal comfort, indoor air quality and  productivity of non-domestic buildings. Assessments can be made at a room, zone or whole building level.
  • Comprehensive geometry import including CAD files, IFC using our BIM Connect module, SketchUp, image tracing and a purpose-built 3D drawing environment.
  • Compliant with the International Building Energy Simulation Tests  (BESTEST), the ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 140-2001 – Standard Method of Test for the Evaluation of Building Energy Analysis Computer Programs.
  • Compliant with the ISSO publication 54 Energy Diagnosis Reference  – A test method for assessing energy calculations. ISSO is the Dutch institute and knowledge centre for HVAC manufacturers and installers in the Netherlands.

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