QwickLoad

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QwickLoad uses the ASHRAE TFM (Transfer Function Method) algorithms combined with a screen interface that provides building load calculations. It includes a Duct Sizing Program and supports IP and SI units. QwickLoad Residential 7.0 provides heat gain and heat loss calculations for up to 10 zones. QwickLoad Commercial 7.0 provides heat gain and heat loss calculations for up to 500 zones. Zones and plenums can be added or deleted with one button click. Intuitive screens for entering building information. Default is automatically displayed. Construction types for roofs, walls, partitions, windows, shade types, and scheduling control. Complete air-conditioning and heating system control and supply, return, heating and cooling duct static pressure specification. Energy recovery ventilator can be added. Full-color PDF user manual is bookmarked throughout. Error check message dialogs describe errors and include corrective action. Includes load check for individual zones. Built-in automatic outside air summer and winter design temperatures enables user to view the building load as zones or components are added. Load calculation enables user to review the building load and see errors or missing data. Screen Shots

Keywords

Design, residential to large commercial buildings, heating load, cooling load, HVAC

Validation/Testing

Tested and used over the last 8 years.

Expertise Required

No special expertise required, basic HVAC knowledge is helpful.

Users

Unknown

Audience

Engineers, contractors, facility managers, and homeowners.

Input

Basic information such as building size, construction type, etc. is needed; however, the program provides many default values for inputs such as construction types and window types.

Output

Complete input and output report is provided. It can be printed or saved as an RTF, which can be open with almost any Windows editor.

Computer Platform

PC-compatible, 486 or higher (Pentium recommended), Windows 3.1 or higher, 16 MB RAM, 10 MB free hard disk space. Operates on Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, NT, ME, 98, and 95.

Programming Language

C++

Strengths

Residential to large commercial building cooling and heating load calculations

Weaknesses

500 zone limit

Contact

Company:

Bob Hanna

Address:

P.O. Box 2076
Edmond, OK 73034
United States

E-mail:

sales@qwickload.com

Website:

http://www.qwickload.com

Availability

Qwickload Residential costs $49. Qwickload Commercial costs $169. Program can be downloaded via the Internet or a CD can be mailed out.