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Long Island Manual J

HydroNiCKHydroNiCK Member Posts: 92
Can any of you recommend or know anyone that can do a Manual J preferably using Writesoft for me? I'm in Suffolk.


  • pecmsgpecmsg Member Posts: 1,387
    If you can measure there are several on line sites that will do it!

    This ones free
  • HydroNiCKHydroNiCK Member Posts: 92
    Thanks, However the day is hot and my patience is short. I was hoping to find someone that only does load calculations to draw it up in writesoft and hand me the numbers so I could save time and get to workin'
  • SteamheadSteamhead Member Posts: 13,764
    But you'd have to pay them, whereas is free..............
    All Steamed Up, Inc.
    "Reducing our country's energy consumption, one system at a time"
    Steam, Vapor & Hot-Water Heating Specialists
    Oil & Gas Burner Service
    Baltimore, MD (USA) and consulting anywhere.
  • HydroNiCKHydroNiCK Member Posts: 92
    I was hoping to get it for free using my charming personality and boyish good looks......but Of course I know I have to pay.And pay I shall! I usually use coolcalc; Its annoying and loadcalc is annoyinger.
  • pecmsgpecmsg Member Posts: 1,387
    Buy a few window shakers
    Take your time...NO ONE worth a damnIS AVAILABLE right now to do the work so your going to wait anyway.
  • HVACNUTHVACNUT Member Posts: 3,265
    Are your installers ready to rock and roll? If you get the J tomorrow, are we knocking tin tomorrow, or waiting 8 weeks?
    I dont get it.
    Unless you're leaving something out, you should have posted back in April.
  • HydroNiCKHydroNiCK Member Posts: 92
    Im the installer. Im doing extracurricular piping in my house. I usually use coolcalc or pencil and paper. I find coolcalc hard to use and the calculations in my Hydronic Heating & Cooling manual for steamfitter apprentices is outdated and time consuming. Between work and taking care of a 4 month old im short on time. I need a new AC. Besides being hot im neurotic and want a solid load calculation. I was hoping to find a recommendation on an energy efficiency company or the like to give me a full report. I found a company but havnt heard much about them. Plus, recommendations from this forum are always appreciated. Looks like I will be breaking out my Ticonderoga #2 and a crisp piece of loose leaf.
  • HVACNUTHVACNUT Member Posts: 3,265
    What you want is a certified HERS rep to visit your home and get all the info for the J. They can provide you with the cooling load. Depending on your town or village, code might require a system test for allowable duct loss based on the sq. ft. of the conditioned space.
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