Building Tuning


Building Tuning is a one-day course. Participants will learn how advanced building tuning techniques can improve energy efficiency and thermal comfort in buildings.

The course will teach various methods to gather and analyse data in order to:
  • Identify building tuning opportunities
  • Recommend cost-effective actions
  • Evaluate the tuning program’s effectiveness. 
Participants will also learn about the background and required skills for managing a comprehensive building tuning program that will engage stakeholders and drive outcomes.

Topic highlights

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

 Understand the various benefits of a building tuning program and be able to evaluate the performance and success of the program

Investigate and identify building tuning opportunities for HVAC, lighting and other systems

Develop and implement a comprehensive building tuning program incorporating the four phases of the retro commissioning process

Appreciate the importance of various stakeholders in the building tuning process, and the impact stakeholder engagement can have on the ultimate success of a building tuning program

Use information from a Building Monitoring and Control System (BMCS) to gather data and diagnose building performance issues

Establish goals and targets for a building, based on current performance


General course information

Learning method

Delivery method:
Online, face to face or in-house


8 hours (full day)


Maximum of 15 people per course

No formal assessment, but participants will be involved in a number of design workshop activities relating to the course content throughout the day.

Course candidates


AIRAH members $630

Non-member price

Non-members $850

Course pricing includes GST

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Class size
15 participants maximum.

Member $630 | Non-member $850
(Course pricing includes GST.)

Please note: Registrants will also be mailed a hard-copy training manual.

Online delivery via Zoom.

This course is eligible for 7.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. Click here for more information on AIRAH’s continuing professional development activities. 

Technical requirements
  • Participant should have a stable internet connection
  • Participant will be required to provide their own equipment, including a laptop or desktop computer with webcam and good audio. To allow for participant questions and engagement, it is preferred that you have an internal or external computer microphone.
Wednesday, September 15 (full day)
9am–5pm (ACT, NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic)
8.30am–4.30pm (NT, SA)
7am–3pm (WA)
Wednesday, October 20 (full day)
9am–5pm (ACT, NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic)
8.30am–4.30pm (NT, SA)
7am–3pm (WA)

New course dates will be announced soon. Please email [email protected] for more information or to go on the waiting list.

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Want to bring this course to your city/town? Please submit a request for consideration and/or to be put on the waitlist.

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Please call AIRAH on (03) 8623 3000 or email [email protected] for more information. If you would like to request a date for this course in your city/town, click here.