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June 2010 Issue No.34 E-News is a monthly newsletter published by CARRIER S.E. EUROPE S.A about HVAC industry, new technology and commercial products for HVAC professionals, contractors, engineers and specifiers. To ensure that E-News is not blocked by spam-blocking software, please add e-mail: [email protected] to your address book.

In this Issue:

· New Hourly Analysis Program HAP v4.50, with advanced energy simulation

New Hourly Analysis Program HAP v4.50, with advanced energy simulation

Carrier is pleased to announce the release of the Hourly Analysis Program (HAP) v4.50. HAP v4.5 represents the next step forward in productivity for both schematic design energy analysis and LEED Energy and Atmosphere Credit 1 analysis. It builds upon productivity features first introduced in HAP v4.4 in 2008.

IF YOU WISH TO READ E-NEWS IN A PDF VERSION VISIT www.carrier.gr · For schematic design energy analysis, HAP v4.5 adds software wizards for creating weather data and utility rates. Combined with the existing wizards for building and HVAC equipment data, it is now possible to configure a complete energy analysis in just minutes. This feature is important for Carrier sales engineers as it allows system and equipment comparisons to be quickly assembled. It is also valuable for customers working in the schematic design phase of projects.

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· New LEED-oriented features in HAP v4.5 include automatic determination of ASHRAE 90.1 minimum equipment efficiencies, and support for LEED 2009 and ASHRAE 90.1-2007.

Quickly Screening Designs with HAP v4.5 Wizard Features The way we design buildings is rapidly changing today. The desire to create sustainable designs, achieve LEED certification and improve project efficiency through Building Information Modeling (BIM) is fostering increased collaboration among participants early in the project lifecycle.

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A key element in optimizing designs early in the project is the ability to quickly screen design alternatives, comparing energy use or energy cost, to identify designs with the greatest potential for energy efficiency or for LEED EAc1 points. HAP v4.5 supports this work through its expanded "wizard" features that allow energy simulation models to be generated and compared in a matter of minutes.

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The "wizard" features in HAP v4.5 guide you through the process of selecting weather data, creating a building and its HVAC systems, and defining utility rates. The wizard asks a short series of high level questions about each type of data. Based on the high level inputs, the software applies intelligent defaulting to automatically construct a complete, detailed virtual model for simulation. With this approach data for a complete energy analysis can be rapidly configured. Specific wizard features include:

·New for HAP v4.5: Weather Wizard for quickly selecting weather data either by (1) clicking on map images to select region, country/state/province and city, or (2) selecting from drop-down lists.

·A Building Wizard for creating a building thermal model. Define the building footprint and zoning, the number of floors, the envelope assemblies and the space usage type, and the program then automatically generates a set of detailed space definitions for the entire building.

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· New for HAP v4.5: Utility Rate Wizard for rapidly inputting electricity and fuel prices. Simple pricing data for electricity and fuels can be entered on a single input screen. For defining more detailed electric pricing structures, the wizard guides you through the process, eliminating much of the uncertainty normally facing users when entering this data. · An Equipment Wizard for configuring HVAC equipment scenarios. Specify the equipment type, key features and components and its configuration, and the program then automatically generates a set of air system, plant, chiller, cooling tower and boiler definitions for the building.

· A Full Wizard Session feature ties all four wizards together so you can create 100% of the data needed for an energy analysis all at one time.

Weather Wizard (NEW in HAP v4.5)

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The Weather Wizard helps you quickly select weather data for a project. The single Wizard screen allows you to click on map images to successively select the region, country, province or state, and then the city. As an alternative, data can be selected via drop-down lists at the bottom of the input screen. Based on your selection, HAP automatically configures a complete set of design and simulation weather data for the location.

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Building Wizard The Building Wizard helps you rapidly create a thermal model of a complete building. The first Wizard screen asks high level questions about the building type, the footprint shape, size and zoning, and the number of floors. A building footprint diagram helps you visualize the building you're creating. Summary data provides instant feedback on the floor area, wall area and window area for the building. The second Building Wizard screen allows definition of the envelope assemblies, internal loads, ventilation and infiltration. · Assemblies can be selected from a list of default types, or custom assemblies you previously created.

· Schedules for internal loads can be selected from a list of typical schedules from ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2004 or custom schedules you previously created.

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· Ventilation requirements can be defaulted from one of the ASHRAE Standard 62 or 62.1 editions based on space usage type. Projects can be configured using Standard 62-2001, 62.1-2004 or 62.1-2007 data. Finally, when you press Finish, HAP uses these high-level inputs to generate a set of detailed space definitions for the entire building. Data that could take hours or even days to create manually can be generated in just a few minutes with the Building Wizard.

Equipment Wizard The Equipment Wizard helps you quickly generate HVAC equipment scenarios for your analysis. The wizard consists of 1, 2 or 3 screens depending on equipment type, plus optional screens for modifying lower level defaults. The initial wizard screen defines the equipment type, heating source, air-side system type and configuration (e.g., one AHU per floor) and key airside features such as economizer, DCV, and ventilation reclaim. A system diagram in the lower half of the screen updates with each input to give you immediate visual feedback on the system you are configuring. For chilled water applications, the second wizard screen is used to define the chilled water plant. Inputs define the number of chillers, chiller type and full load performance along with key features such as the chilled water distribution system type, reset controls, cooling tower fan controls and waterside economizers. A diagram in the lower portion of the screen updates with each input to provide visual feedback on the plant you are configuring.

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For hot water or steam applications, a third wizard screen defines the heating plant characteristics. Inputs include the fuel type, boiler efficiency and hot water distribution system type. A diagram in the lower portion of the screen updates to provide visual feedback on the plant being configured.

Finally, when you press Finish, HAP uses these high-level inputs to generate detailed definitions for the air systems, plants, chillers, cooling towers and boilers, as necessary. For example, if the screens above are being applied to the four story building created in the Building Wizard, HAP will automatically generate four chilled water

VAV air systems with hot water heat, one chilled water plant with two chillers and two cooling towers, and a hot water plant with a natural gas boiler, and then link all the components together. Data is ready for use in energy simulations, or can be adjusted before running calculations. Equipment Wizard can be used to configure scenarios involving: · Rooftop units · Split DX AHUs · Chilled Water AHUs · Self-Contained Units · Hydronic Fan Coils

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· DX Fan Coils (PTACs, PTHPs) · Water Source Heat Pumps · Ground Source Heat Pumps Further a variety of CAV, VAV and VVT air system types are offered. Heating types include electric resistance, heat pump, fossil fuel, hot water and steam. When using the Full Wizard Session to create multiple HVAC scenarios, features for copying and modifying scenarios are offered so you can quickly create variations of the same base scenario.

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Utility Rate Wizard (NEW in HAP v4.5) The Utility Rate Wizard streamlines the entry of pricing information for electricity and fuels. When using flat prices, such as average price data from the Energy Information Agency (EIA), prices for electricity and all fuels can be entered on a single input screen.

On the other hand, if you need to model a detailed electric rate, the wizard guides you through the input process, first asking high level questions about type of energy charge and demand charge used, and whether seasonal or time of day pricing is used.

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The wizard then automatically configures the energy and demand price tables so you only need to input your prices and block sizes (if applicable). This wizard approach eliminates much of the uncertainty users normally face when defining this data. For more technical info about new 4.5 and for installing the new version HAP 4.50, follow the link below, to download the new version:

http://www.carrier.gr/carrierenglish/news/HAP430_NEWVERSION.htm

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