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To edit a room’s definition, go to
Ribbon: DM HVAC->Rooms and Walls-> Edit Rooms
Pulldown Menu: DM HVAC->Building Definition->Rooms->Edit Rooms
Room List Dialog Box
See the Rename, Find, Previous, Next, Save, and Delete buttons.section for more information about how this dialog box works. This section describes the
There is no Copy button in this dialog. To copy a room, use the standard CAD COPY command to copy it on the drawing.
See thesection for more information about the room settings.
Most of the values in a room are based upon the Room Type, Floor, and Zone. To override a value in the specific room, check the box beside the corresponding field. You can then enter a value for the setting that will be used only in the selected room.
Room Type: The room type taken from the room project schedule. See the section for more information. The following fields and sections are based upon the Room Type:
Floor: The floor the room occupies. See the section for more information. The following fields and sections are based upon the Floor:
Zone: The zone the room occupies. See the section for more information. The Design Temperatures section is based upon the Zone:
Select from Drawing: Press this button to select the room from the drawing. You will be prompted to select a point inside the room.
Specify point inside room:
The dialog box will reopen with the selected room displayed.
Percentage to Plenum: For rooms in a zone with a plenum return, the percentage of the lighting load that is transferred to the plenum. The lighting load in the plenum is included in the system load but not the room load.
If the room is in a zone that does not have a plenum return, this value is ignored.
Roof Percent: Select this option to set the roof area to be based upon a percentage of the total room area.
Roof Area: Select this option to enter a specific value for the roof area.
Skylight Type: Whether the room has a skylight. If the room does not have a roof, this checkbox is disabled. If the room has a skylight, you can set the type of glass used for the skylight.
Press the Edit button to open the dialog box with the selected glass type active.
Skylight Area: The area of the skylight.
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