DesignBuilder – Version 6

Price List (AUD) with Product Codes

21 February 2019

Software prices exclude Australian Goods & Services Tax (GST), unless otherwise noted and may fluctuate to reflect currency exchange rate.  GST of 10% will be added.

Single-User LicencesItem CodeAnnual Licence
Price, ex-GST (AUD)
Architectural Essentials: Simulation, Visualisation, DaylightingASSU5A$1,531
Architectural Plus: Simulation, Visualisation, Daylighting, Cost, OptimisationAPSU5A$2,256
Engineering Essentials: Simulation, Visualisation, Daylighting, HVAC, CostDSSU5A$2,256
Engineering Plus: Simulation, Visualisation, Daylighting, HVAC, Cost, Optimisation, EMSESSU5A$3,224
Engineering Pro: Simulation, Visualisation, Daylighting, HVAC, Cost, Optimisation, EMS, CFDFSSU5A$5,160

Annual licence means:

  • Use the product for one year
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest version – you receive free V6.x upgrades.  
  • You will be notified before your licence expires to give you time to renew.  You will receive a 10% discount if you renew before the expiry date

Note: all single-user licences include the Visualisation, Simulation and Daylighting modules.  HVAC, CFD, Cost, Optimisation and EMS modules may be independently optioned; please contact us.

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DesignBuilder Educational Discounts

DesignBuilder is ideal for use in education because it is quick and easy to learn and allows the teaching process to focus on design and simulation issues.  We have an active education program to assist university departments in using DesignBuilder as part of their teaching process.  We offer generous Educational and Student Discounts on software and teaching materials (details below).

General Educational Discount

You are entitled to at least a 50% discount off the listed commercial price if you are purchasing DesignBuilder to be used exclusively for educational use within a school, college, university or other educational establishment.  Please contact us for details.

If you plan to use DesignBuilder for commercial projects, design work, etc., you must purchase a full commercial licence.

Student Discount 

Generous student discounts of 90% are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students wishing to use DesignBuilder on their own computers. When applying for a student discount, you need to supply the name of your educational establishment, the department, the name of your supervisor and a departmental contact telephone number. You are not entitled to direct support, other than via the extensive online forums.

If you plan to use DesignBuilder for research projects or you need to install the software on a computer at your school, college or university you can purchase an educational licence.  Please email us at