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With the V5 release we now have a new process for activating student licences. The activation code shown on the order is now the code that should be used to activate all of the licences, i.e. code 12345678 needs to be activated by all students. The old...
Please note that by following these instructions you will also delete your Component, Template and Weather data libraries. To avoid this you should export your libraries before removing DesignBuilder using the File > Export > Library data menu command fro...
Remote license deactivation is not available for DesignBuilder version 4 and 5. DesignBuilder v4 and v5 license deactivation can only be executed from within DESIGNBUILDER’S LICENSE MANAGER dialog (HELP->LICENSE) by selecting the activation code to be d...
DesignBuilder supports compatibility, i.e. new versions of the software can successfully read in files last saved in older versions. However it does not support forward compatibility, i.e. older versions of the software cannot read in files last saved in ...
When using calculated natural ventilation with very large airflow openings (relative to the size of the rest of the zone) an EnergyPlus error can occur: "Too many iterations (SOLVZP) in Airflow Network simulation" This is caused by EnergyPlus failing ...
* Download the required version of DesignBuilder from the DOWNLOAD [HTTP://WWW.DESIGNBUILDER.CO.UK/DOWNLOAD/] area on our website. * Install the download by double clicking on the downloaded Setup exe file. * Run DesignBuilder and open the Licence M...
First to define the system. Concrete core heating/cooling (often also called "concrete core activation"), is where warm/cool air is passed through holes within concrete slabs to heat the building fabric directly, before supplying the air into the occup...
Please note that by following these instructions you will also delete your Component, Template and Weather data libraries. To avoid this you should export your libraries before removing DesignBuilder using the File > Export > Library data menu command fro...
If you experience problems with your login at Designbuilder Support Desk page then you may need to clear your browser cache and browsing data. To clear your cache, press Ctrl + Shift + Delete, select options to clear browsing data, restart your browser....
In DesignBuilder SBEM v5.0.2 you may receive errors for some inference and library construction options either at the point of saving the construction or before running the calculations: "Unable to set the requested U-value by changing the thickness of ...
The message is generated because CIBSE weather files are not freely provided by DesignBuilder like other weather files. They must be purchased from the CIBSE website and then copied to DesignBuilder's weather folder. If buying the file is not an option ...
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