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Version 8.4.1
HVAC Solution 8.4.1 added these new features.

*  Added Cook fan selection.
*  Added Patterson-Kelley boiler, water heater, and indirect water heater selection.
*  Added Taco 2-way and 3-way control valve selection.
*  Added Bray 2-way and 3-way control valve selection.
*  Added Griswold pressure independent control valve, 2-way control valve, 3-way control valve, and balancing valve selection.
*  Added new Aermec chiller type selection (NYB and WWM).
*  Updated Titus active chilled beam selection code.
*  Added mixing storage tank option to the hyronic system wizard.
*  Changed single straight lines to allow for multiple segments with other than 90 degree angles.
*  Changed Viega protective end cap quantity to 0.
*  Show total pipe length in the Bill of Materials in addition to the total units.
*  Renamed Duct Joint component to Duct Expansion Joint; renamed Pipe Joint component to Pipe Fitting; used Pipe Fitting component to select Viega compression fittings and protective end cap for insulated pipe.
*  Updated the action of increasing the number of ports on a hydronic manifold.
*  Updated connection of exhaust fan for certain fan types.
*  Add to total MCA option for fan coils and indoor VRF units; add to schedule
*  Added additional word wrapping on Excel spreadsheets.

8.3.2 added these new features:

*  Added support for Revit 2018


*  Added Additional AERCO selection:  SmartPlate single wall indirect water heater, AM Series boiler, AM Series and AMR Series water heater, Benchmark Platinum and MFC dual return boiler.

*  Added additional Viega products:  Insulated Barrier PEX (single and dual), Viega INsulated Barrier PEX protective end caps, wall penetration seals, hydronic manifolds, compression adapter, compression coupling with insulation kit.

*  Combined hydronic wizard schematics when the heating and cooling source is the same.

*  Allow tees to be added to the bill of materials.

*  Allow connectors to be a single, straight line.

*  Ensure hood connection is pointing down.

*  Changed how the coordination flags properties are handled, now works better with HI Res monitors.

*  Updated pipe cost data.

*  Updated calculation of head paths with headers and manifolds.

*  Updated calculation of loads with headers and manifolds.

*  Updated the Variable Speed Drives with controls viewport.

*  Updated connection directions on heat exchanger pictures involving steam.

*  Updated CHVAC import in detecting the building row.

8.2.3

*  Added domestic pipe pressure annotation.

*  Updated the calculation of head loss path for primary/secondary systems with multiple primary pumps.

*  Updated the calculation of leaving pressure for a domestic booster pump.

*  Updated the calculation of the loads of a VRF heat recovery outdoor unit when getting loads from multiple VRF branch units.

8.2.2


*  Added a VRF Tool Bar with outdoor and indoor units as well as branch selectors.

*  Added ability to reorder coils in air handler wizards.

*  Added ability to lock the position of project objects.

*  Added option to show control points in diagrams other than just the controls viewpoint.

*  Added a feature called "Show Associated Equipment", which gives the user the ability to show pressure paths and volume components without going into properties.

*  Added ability to set components to either top view or side view instead of just toggling.

*  Added domestic check valve, strainer, indicator, sensor, test port, pipe expansion joint, relief valve and back flow preventer valve.

*  Added pipe joint for domestic, DWV, refrigerant and VRF.

*  Allow "Select Only" when editing multiple objects.


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