J-Works

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An HVAC load calculation program for residential and small commercial buildings. It is Windows software which follows ACCA's Manual J method for load calculation. It contains weather data for over 750 U.S. cities. Also included are construction multipliers for common envelope components. Everything needed to do an accurate load calculation is included in the program. It can do room-by-room (14 rooms) or whole house calculations. It also calculates CFM per room. J-Works produces a two page pre-formatted Summary report.

Keywords

load calculation, commercial buildings, residential buildings

Validation/Testing

N/A

Expertise Required

Familiarity with performing load calculations helpful.

Users

Approximately 250 users in U.S. Users in India, Belgium, and U.K. also.

Audience

HVAC professionals, designers, architects, energy professionals.

Input

User needs building measurements and construction information. Program is three major screens. Input is into text boxes, point and click choices, and drop down menu listings.

Output

Output is to an on screen summary report which can also be printed to the default Windows printer. The summary report can also be saved to disk for later retrieval and printing.

Computer Platform

Fast 486 or better PC under Windows 3.1 or '95.

Programming Language

Visual Basic.

Strengths

Performing an accurate HVAC load calculation quickly.

Weaknesses

N/A

Contact

Company:

Address:

1907 Buck Daniels Road
Culleoka, Tennessee 38451-2701
United States

Telephone:

(931) 381-9167 (800) 615-9176 orders onl

Facsimile:

(931) 840-0850

E-mail:

support@microworksinc.com

Website:

http://www.microworksinc.com

Availability

$225 for shrinkwrapped box with manual. Call the order line at (800) 615-9176. Educational discounts. Credit cards and purchase orders accepted.