"To determine heating capacity required for existing building one may simply extrapolate design load by graphing metered use to outdoor temperature for a series (preferably a minimum of 12) of billing periods. See HeatingHelp dot com >…"
"Part of me wants to side with Phil because he's my friend. Part of me wants to side with Phil because the idea there is a correct load is absurd.
Worst case load is incredibly dependent upon both things most HVAC guys don't…"
"I am partial to the Elite software line. I use their CHVAC for my commercial and institutional work but have not used their RHVAC residential/Manual J based product. The interface takes getting used to, not as "clean" as the types that…"
"Model making is just that, you are looking for a true representation in the form of a model- which is hogwash, model making is not, you are generalizing peoples best practice approaches. I use audited information from a HERS rated or…"
"I've specified quite a few of the mini split systems, and for the load calcualtions I use both Right-Suite Universal (by Wrightsoft) and Energy Pro (by Energysoft), and both work very well in coming up with accurate loads and designs. Energy…"
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