• Airspaces document added to FAQs

    We have had some queries recently regarding how the thermal resistance of various airspaces is calculated and how these airspaces can be entered in the BuildDesk U-value software. We have added a document to explain this on our FAQ page for the U-value software. The document can also be directly downloaded here.

  • Ecobuild 2016

    BuildDesk will be present at Ecobuild 2016 at the Excel centre in London between 8th and the 10th of March. We will be on stand E6045 which we will be sharing with ETU software. We look forward to seeing you there.

  • Christmas Holiday office shutdown

    The office will be closed from lunchtime on 24th December and we will re-open on Monday 4th January. To all our customers, we’d like to thank you for your custom in 2015 and wish you a Happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

  • Christmas Holiday office shutdown

    The office will be closed from lunchtime on 24th December and will re-open on Friday 2nd January.

  • Carbon Checker released

    New version of Carbon Checker released The new version is It incorporates SBEM 5.2d, so it now supports calculations in Wales. The other main change in this version is that glazing and window settings can be changed globally within a project. Read more about Carbon Checker Download the latest version of Carbon Checker ( View the release notes for […]

  • Changes to Carbon Checker following release of SBEM 5.2d

    Approval of revised Carbon Checker following release of SBEM 5.2d (updated) A new version of Carbon Checker ( has been released to support SBEM 5.2d patch 1. The change from SBEM 5.2b to 5.2d only added features that support calculations in Wales; calculation results in England are unaffected by this version change. We have had approval for our 5.2d-compliant […]

  • New Version of BuildDesk Carbon Checker Now Available

    BuildDesk Carbon Checker 1.8.0 release 007 now available This new version of Carbon Checker includes the patch released by the BRE which makes changes to the core SBEM calculation engine. For a summary of the changes made to SBEM you can see the release notes on the NCM website here. Click here to download the […]

  • New vacancy – Junior C# .NET developer

    We are currently looking to recruit a junior C# developer. Full details and job specification can be found on the vacancies page here.

  • Carbon Checker 1.8.0 released

    A new version of Carbon Checker is now available. This version incorporates version 5.2b of SBEM (released April 2014). Version 5.2b of SBEM is for use in England and Jersey only, users can carry out Part L 2013 Building Regulations Compliance checks, and EPC Assessments. This version of SBEM should also be used for assessments done for the […]

  • Carbon Checker 1.8.0 and SBEM 5.2b

    Due to delays in the approval process for new software tools using the SBEM version 5.2b engine, DCLG have extended the period where they will be accepting lodgements carried out using the 4.1e SBEM engine. The new cut off date for lodgements under the old version will be midnight on 5th June 2014. For our […]