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Which one of the Roof/Attic options do I choose?

October,30,2017 at 3:11 pm

The Roof Material Type 16 in the RHVAC (and ACCA) Tables give you a lot of options. What’s the difference? They seem the same!

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Our Tale of Woe! Lesson Learned!

October,30,2017 at 2:52 pm

We are constantly preaching the wisdom of setting up defaults before starting any part of a project. Well, as embarrassing as it is, we’re going to admit to not taking our own advice and show the results.

Minimize “clutter” on the drawing

October,27,2017 at 7:02 pm

You’ve got the drawing done and you’ve added the duct. But you need to work on the walls. It’s hard to see the walls with all the ductwork in the way. Did you know you can temporarily hide the duct – or any other item on the drawing – to minimize the “clutter?”

Changing colors on interior walls in drawing

August,13,2017 at 6:01 pm

We had a request from a contractor to make the drawing a little easier to interpret. He gave the drawings to the installers to for determining where to put the duct. But the light gray lines that separate the rooms made it a little difficult to read. We were able to fix that for him.

How many people did I put in?

August,10,2017 at 2:42 pm

Okay, this is a common problem… You finish the load and you are confident you’ve added the people into the load. (For the people load as you no doubt know, you count the number of bedrooms and then add one.) So, if there are three bedrooms you will put four people in the home. You read more »

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