Display Load Calculation Map

The Display Load Calculation Map command is used to shade each room on the drawing with a relative value based upon the load calculations.

To display a load calculation map in the current drawing, go to

DM HVAC->Load Calculations->Display Load Calculation Map

Load Calculation Map Dialog Box

Load Calculations--Load Calculation Map dialog box

There are two lists that are used to select what value is used for the map. The list on the left is used to select the main type of value. Changing the value on the left changes the list of values available on the right. The list of the right is used to select the specific value that will be mapped.

Room Attributes: Select this type to map characteristics of the rooms.

Heating System Load: Select this type to map heating system loads of the rooms.

Heating Room Load: Select this type to map heating room loads of the rooms.

Cooling System Load: Select this type to map cooling system loads of the rooms.

Cooling Room Load: Select this type to map cooling room loads of the rooms.

The units for the map are controlled by the choices at the bottom of the dialog box. These options are disabled when Room Attributes is selected.

Bth/h / SF: Display the load divided by the area of the room.

Percentage of Total: Display the load divided by the total load of the room.

Btu/h: Display the load of the room.

Inserting the Load Calculation Map

To insert or update the map, press OK.

If the map scale is not currently inserted on the drawing, you will be prompted for the scale insertion location.

Specify scale location:

The location you specify will be used as the top-left corner for the scale.

If the map scale is already inserted on the drawing, it will be updated in its current location.

All of the rooms on the drawing will be shaded according to the scale based upon the value of the room.


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