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  1. Thread: Software

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    court

    Seatonheating, saying you aren't going to end up in court is a strong statement. I'm pretty sure you can't predict that. I know a few companies that have had to go to court to rebut...
  2. Thread: Software

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    J loads

    I've used Wrightsoft software for quite a long time. HVAC Calc is not an ACCA certified program and it lacks technology bigtime. Nitek is out of business! That says it all about them.
    As for Elite,...
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    Beshvac: like most software, as far as...

    Beshvac:

    like most software, as far as learning goes, "it is to each his own".

    I say that because with regards to Wrightsoft, I did my first job 1 week after purchasing the software. However, I...
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    yes, coffee and donuts!

    yes, coffee and donuts!
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    yes, they will pay for it comletely. They will...

    yes, they will pay for it comletely. They will even come and replace the system.
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    Wright vs LCalc

    if you are doing things right, Wrightsoft is the only way to go. The list is long as to why, but the simple answer: Wrightsoft is ACCA approved. HVAC Calc is not. What that means is, you have an...
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    Air2spare: "Wrightsoft has a better presents in...

    Air2spare: "Wrightsoft has a better presents in front of customers, Elite is more contractor sensitive and gives excellent support...wrightsoft charges for it"
    Not sure where you are getting your...
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    hand held

    I just hung up with my T.M. @ Wrightsoft and he told me they are about to release a true Manual J load calc designed for hand helds. I-phones and the touch Blackberry as well as any other hand held...
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    JimJ: thanks for the reminder on Manual D! You...

    JimJ: thanks for the reminder on Manual D! You are correct, ACCA Manual D certified is only Wrightsoft and Elite.
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    Jim418 she will have the ability to choose...

    Jim418

    she will have the ability to choose Ontario for a weather location.

    If she is coming to do a htg/clg load, then she should be either doing a block load or a room by room. Being that she...
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    Approved vs based

    I've posted this once before, but it is info that everyone needs to know.

    When using load and design software, if you aren't using a company that produces an "approved" Manual J/D and it is just...
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    99% of the time the city ie inspector will...

    99% of the time the city ie inspector will require you to show compliance.
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    I here you Bamacool, I'm just a long time user...

    I here you Bamacool, I'm just a long time user that trys to enlighten guys on what's out there. I hate to see my brotherhood going in the wrong direction. Especially these days!


    I guess my...
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    floor plan

    MYLEVL, I took your picture and did it in Wrightsofts draw module. In the 30 seconds it took me to do the design, I had a Manual J Load and Manual D duct design done instantly. See the attached pic
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    http://www.energycodes.gov/implement/state_codes/i...

    http://www.energycodes.gov/implement/state_codes/index.stm

    this site shows which states are using IECC codes which in most cases a Manual J is required. What state are you from?
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    MYLEVL I don't know that "you got screwed",...

    MYLEVL

    I don't know that "you got screwed", but you got what you paid for.
    There are many companies that say they have this and have that or are Manual J "based". When I purchased my software in...
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    Agreed! Right Draw is really the only way to go....

    Agreed! Right Draw is really the only way to go. Doing a load via the worksheet can be tedious.
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    based vs certified

    HVAC Calc is not ACCA certified. They are ACCA based. Big difference. If something goes wrong with a load done by HVAC Calc, ACCA will not be backing your #'s up. Sometimes easy to use isn't a good...
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    Wrightsoft Comm

    Why not call there tech dept? I just called them this morning for some help. Tech is free and I'd trust them versus someone that is a user like you and I.

    my 2 cents
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    ACCA certified

    I've used Wrightsofts program for years and have never once had an issue with the systems it's sized for me. I'd be leary of any software that isn't ACCA certified. To my knowledge, only 4 companies...
  21. Thread: Load calc

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    Load calc

    I use and have for many years Wrightsoft's software. The last question was about Tranes quick load. Not sure if you know this or not, but Trane uses Wrightsoft as 1 of their software partners. I...
  22. Thread: Load Software

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    Some states require ACCA manual J now. So how...

    Some states require ACCA manual J now. So how much it matters depends on where you are. For example, here in Albuquerque, NM as of July 1, I need to use an ACCA Manual J approved load. Not written,...
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    Manual J loads

    this post is a couple of months old, but I figured I'd throw my 2 cents in. I've used Wrightsoft's software for years. They have both J7 and J8 built into it. I even use them for doing my ducts using...
  24. Thread: Load Software

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    Manual J

    If you do or did buy software to do loads, make sure it is ACCA certified. Only 4 companies are certified by ACCA. Other than Wrightsoft, I haven't seen any other certified one's posted on this post...
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    fenestration

    I believe there new version that is coming out deals specifically with this topic, zoning. Being able to zone with multiple pieces of equipment and multiple zones. That is what was explained to me...
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