You can get support for DesignBuilder software products in a variety of ways - please check out the tutorials and knowledgebase before sending us a support request, you may well get your answer more quickly that way. 

Tutorials to get you started

To get started using DesignBuilder please view our:

  • Getting Started Tutorials which introduce you to the basic steps in creating a model and running simulations.
  • Video Tutorials teach you how to set up DesignBuilder models, prepare and run simulations and interpret results.

Program Help

The web version of the DesignBuilder Program Help has detailed information about program use. Help for earlier versions can be found on the Support->Help menu. The same infomation is also available as a printable pdf document from the Downloads > Documents web page.

Knowledgebase (FAQ)

Please check the Knowledgebase for answers to common questions such as modelling capabilities, hardware requirements, graphics cards and installation issues.

Support Desk

We provide priority technical support by for licensed users through the Support Desk where you can also view the DesignBuilder Knowledgebase. We do not provide telephone support for technical issues.

If you are running an evaluation version of DesignBuilder and have issues that need to be resolved before you purchase the product you can use the Support Desk.

You may experience problems emailing or uploading large files (> 10Mb) to the support desk - if this occurs please use Dropbox or a similar file upload service and send us a link to your data file.


The Training webpage lists all DesignBuilder training events.


The Consultancy webpage provides further information on services offered by DesignBuilder Consultancy.

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