AIRAH Building Tuning

Building Tuning

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

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About this course

This one-day course is offered as a face-to-face, online, or in-house session.

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.


  • Understand the various benefits of a building tuning program and be able to evaluate the performance and success of the program
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive building tuning program incorporating the four phases of the retro commissioning process
  • Use information from a Building Monitoring and Control System (BMCS) to gather data and diagnose building performance issues
  • Investigate and identify building tuning opportunities for HVAC, lighting and other systems
  • 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
  • Establish goals and targets for a building, based on current performance
This course is designed for...
  • ESD consultants
  • BMCS contractors
  • Maintenance contractors
  • Facility managers
AIRAH Building Tuning is designed for...


online delivery
Delivery method
face-to-face, online, or in-house

online delivery
Course length
8 hours (full-day)

Enrolment in the Building Tuning course is capped at 15 people.

This course does not include any formal assessment, but participants will be involved in a number of design workshop activities relating to the course content throughout the day.

Why enrol?

Enrolment in and completion of this course is eligible for 7.5 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. AIRAH recommends members undertake 50 hours of CPD each year.

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AIRAH face-to-face training AIRAH offers face-to-face training opportunities to assist with your professional development in the HVAC&R building services industry.

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AIRAH online training The online delivery of this course is presented as a live Zoom session. Participants should have a stable internet connection and a laptop or desktop computer with webcam, microphone, and good audio. You will also be asked to agree to AIRAH’s Terms and Conditions for online education courses.

To reserve your spot and to ensure you receive the relevant course materials, please register well in advance of the training date.

Tuesday, August 8 Register

Tuesday, October 17 Register

AIRAH in-house training Would you like to bring this training to your place of work for an in-house session? Please email [email protected] to discuss availability.

Course fees
AIRAH members


Pricing includes GST.

Registrants will be mailed a hard copy training manual.

AIRAH members save on registration fees for our programs and courses. Not a member yet? Join today to take advantage of a range of benefits for professionals and practitioners in HVAC&R building services. This includes access to essential industry resources (such as the AIRAH Technical Handbook, DA manuals, weekly industry news email, and Ecolibrium – AIRAH’s official journal), as well as free/discounted member rates for our division events, conferences, forums, webinars, and other offerings.

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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.



Please email AIRAH at [email protected] for more information.