MC4Suite 2009

Mc4Suite 2009 contains all features for complete design with no additional software needed. Mc4Suite 2009 uses an AutoCAD platform offering complete compatibility with .dwg file format.s Import pre-existing architectural plans for a quick start. Graphical interface with EnergyPlus, hydronic and thermal system sizing, plumbing design, layout, snow and ice melting system design, radiant heating and cooling systems, heat loss - cooling loads (based on ASHRAE standards), hydraulic calculation for fire protection systems (based on NFPA standards, and 3-D mechanical room design. Solar BIM, solar water heating system design. Commercial or residential. New or retrofit construction. Produces complete calculation reports on all systems, system simulation and bill of materials. Pre- stocked, customizable library of components included. Can be used for project design of the following systems: fire sprinkler, duct, pipe, boiler room, solar water heating, radiant heat and cooling, energy analysis, and mechanical room design. Screen Shots

Keywords

HVAC project design, sizing, calculations, energy simulation, commercial, residential, solar

Validation/Testing

Energy analysis based on DOE E + calculation engine. Energy Plus. Load calculations based on ASHRAE standards. Fire compartment standards based on NFPA 13D and 13R. Cooling load calculation based on ASHRAE RTS –TFM.

Expertise Required

AutoCad

Users

Various in overseas locations, Canada, and United States.

Audience

Anyone in the HVAC industry, engineers, contractors, small business owners.

Input

Information a user needs (such as geometry, thermal characteristics, schedules, efficiencies), information the program includes as default values, and how a user enters data (text, windows, etc.).

Output

Preformatted reports all user definable. Bill of Materials. Detailed technical reports of all calculations in preformatted reports in RTF and MS Excel .XLS.

Computer Platform

Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher technology, Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2 Operating systems, Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Home edition (SP2 or later), 1 GB RAM.

Programming Language

C++ and Delphi language

Strengths

Radiant panel design for both heating and cooling. Drag & drop components with all specifications attached for quick drawing and automatic calculation reports.

Weaknesses

Some AutoCad knowledge is required to get started

Contact

Company:

Mc4Software LLC

Address:

25 First Street, SE, Suite 2
Leesburg, VA 20175
United States

Telephone:

1-888-898-8mc4 1-703-771-3280

E-mail:

admin-usa@mc4software.com

Website:

http://www.mc4software.com

Availability

703-771-3280 or 1-800-898-8MC4 call for prices and info.