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HOURLY ANALYSIS PROGRAM

POWERFUL TOOLS FOR DESIGN AND ANALYSIS.


HAPisdesignedforconsultingengineers,design/buildcontractors,HVACcontractors,facilityengineersandotherprofessionalsinvolvedinthe
designandanalysisofcommercialbuildingHVACsystems.Theprogramisapowerfultoolfordesigningsystemsandsizingsystem
components.

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW
How Does It Work?
Carrier'sHourlyAnalysisProgramistwopowerfultoolsinonepackageversatilefeaturesfordesigningHVACsystemsforcommercial
buildingsANDpowerfulenergyanalysiscapabilitiesforcomparingenergyconsumptionandoperatingcostsofdesignalternatives.
Bycombiningbothtoolsinonepackage,significanttimesavingsareachieved.Inputdataandresultsfromsystemdesigncalculationscan
beuseddirectlyinenergystudies.
Seewhat'snewinHAP4.91(http://dms.hvacpartners.com/docs/1004/public/0C/e20sfeatureshap491.pdf)andpreviousreleases
(/commercial/en/us/software/hvacsystemdesign/hourlyanalysisprogram/whatsnew/).

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Who Can Benefit?


HAPisdesignedforconsultingengineers,design/buildcontractors,HVACcontractors,facilityengineersandotherprofessionalsinvolvedin
thedesignandanalysisofcommercialbuildingHVACsystems.
Inaddition,HAPs8760hourenergyanalysiscapabilitiesareveryusefulforgreenbuildingdesign.Forinstance,HAPenergyanalysis
resultsareacceptedbytheUSGreenBuildingCouncilforitsLEED1(LeadershipinEnergyandEnvironmentalDesign)RatingSystem.
VisittheUSGBC'swebsite,www.usgbc.org(http://www.usgbc.org),formoreLEEDinfo.

Ordering & Downloads


ORDERHAP4.91

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DIRECTDOWNLOAD

LicensedUsers(HTTP://DMS.HVACPARTNERS.COM/DOCS/1004/PUBLIC/0A/E20HAP491X.ASPX)

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Useful Applications
Theprogramisapowerfultoolfordesigningsystemsandsizingsystemcomponents.HAPcaneasilyhandleprojectsinvolving:

Smalltolargecommercialbuildings
Systemsincludingrooftops,centralairhandlers,WSHPs,GSHPs,fancoils,VRF,chilledwaterandhotwaterplantsandmore
ManytypesofconstantvolumeandVAVsystemcontrols
Smallofficebuildings,retailstores,stripshoppingcenters,schools,churches,restaurants,largeofficebuildings,hotels,malls,hospitals,
factories,andmultiusebuildingsand

Newdesign,retrofitorenergyconservationwork.

KEY PROGRAM FEATURES


User Interface
HAPusesagraphicaluserinterfacetoprovidequickandefficientaccesstoprojectdata.Amodularapproachisusedtodefinecomponents
ofthebuildingandtheHVACsystems.Thisprovidesmaximumflexibilityforconfiguringdatatosuitawiderangeofapplications.

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System Design
SYSTEMDESIGNFEATURES

SYSTEMDESIGNREPORTS

Providesfeaturesforcopyandpastefromdisplayedreportsintootherdocuments,andforsavingreportsasRTFformat
documents.

AirSystemSizingSummary:Sizingdataforcentralcoolingandheatingcoils,supplyandreturnfans.
ZoneSizingSummary:Peakloadsandairflowratesforallspacesandzonesservedbythesystem.Alsolistssizingdataforzone
reheatcoils,mixingboxfansandsupplementalheaters.ForDXfancoils,WSHPsandhydronicfancoilsthisreportlistsdetailed
airflowandcoilsizingdataforallfancoilorWSHPunits.

VentilationSizingSummary:Documentshowminimumventilationairflowratesarecalculated.Reporthasdifferentcontent
dependingonwhetherASHRAEStd622001/2004/2007orSumofOutdoorAirflowswaschosenasthecalculationmethod.

DesignLoadSummaries:Threeseparatereportsprovidingitemizedlistsofcomponentloadsforsystems,zonesandspaces
respectively.Reportscanbegeneratedforanyhourofanydesigndayduringtheyear.

HourlyLoadProfiles:Twoseparatereportsproviding24hourprofilesofloadsandperformance,availableinbothtabularand
graphicalformats.Thesystemreportlistssystemairflowratesandcoilloads.Thezonereportlistszoneloads,airflowrates,air
temperaturesandrelativehumidity.Thereportscanbegeneratedforanydesigndayduringtheyear.

SystemPsychrometrics:Tabularversionofthereportprovidesinformationaboutairflowrates,temperatures,humiditiesandheat
flowsforeachpointwithinthesystem.Usefulforunderstandingandtroubleshootingsystemoperation.Graphicalversionofthe
reportplotsstatepointsonapsychrometricchart.Canbegeneratedforanyhourofanydesignday.

PlantSizingSummaries:Separatereportsprovidesizinginformationforchilledwater,hotwaterandsteamplantsservingoneor
moreairsystems.

ChillerLoadProfiles:Lists24hourprofilesofloadsforachillerplantservingoneormoreairsystems.Canbegeneratedforany
designdayandcanbegraphed.

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Energy Analysis
ENERGYANALYSISFEATURES

HAPperformsatruehourbyhourenergyanalysis,usingmeasuredweatherdataforall8,760hoursoftheyeartocalculate
buildingheattransferandloads,airsystemoperation,andplantequipmentoperation.

HourlyenergyconsumptionbyHVACcomponents(e.g.,compressors,fans,pumps,heatingelements)andnonHVACcomponents
(e.g.,lighting,officeequipment,machinery)istabulatedtodeterminethetotalbuildingenergyuseprofileaswellasdailyand
monthlytotals.

Energyconsumptiondataandutilityrateinformationisusedtocalculatetheenergycostforeachenergysourceorfueltype.
Becauseenergyanalysisreusesinputdatafromthesystemdesignwork,typically50%to75%oftheinputworkneededforan
energyanalysisiscompleteonceyoufinishsystemdesign.

ENERGYANALYSISREPORTS

Summaryreportscompareenergyuseandenergycostofalternatebuildingdesigns.
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Detailedreportsprovideannual,monthly,dailyandhourlyperformancedata.
Extensiveuseofgraphicsallowspatternsofequipmentperformancetobequicklyunderstood.
Featuresprovidedforcopyandpastefromdisplayedreportstootherdocuments,andforsavingreportsasRTFdocuments.
FeatureforexportingsimulationresultstoTXTfilesmakesimportingresultsintospreadsheetssimple.
ComparativeBuildingReports:Thesereportssummarizeannualcomponentcostsandenergyuseforbuildings.Resultsforas
manyalternativebuildingdesignsasdesiredcanbecomparedsidebysideonthesereports.

SummaryBuildingReports:Thesereportslistannualcomponentcostsandenergyuseforindividualbuildings,combining
graphicswithtabulardata.Includesenergybudgetreports.

DetailedBuildingReports:Thesereportsprovidedetailedmonthbymonthcostandenergyusedataforabuilding.Manycombine
graphicsandtabulardatainasinglereport.Includesareportdocumentingthecalculationofeachutilitybill,showingmonthly
consumption,peakdemandandtimeofpeakdemanddata.

UsageProfiles:Presentshourlyprofilesofelectricpowerorfueluseforanyrangeofdays(from1to365)selectedbytheuser.This
reportisavailableinbothtabularandgraphicalformats.Usefulforstudyingenergyusepatternsforthebuilding.

MonthlySimulationResults:Providesmonthlyandannualtotalsofcoilloadsandenergyconsumptionforindividualairsystems
andplants.Availableintabularandgraphicalformats.

DailySimulationResults:Providesdailytotalsofcoilloadsandenergyconsumptionforindividualairsystemsandplants.
Availableintabularandgraphicalformats.

HourlySimulationResults:Provideshourlycoilloadandenergyperformancedataforindividualairsystemsandplants.Available
intabularandgraphicalformats.Usersmayspecifydurationfrom1to365daysinlength.Graphicalversionisespeciallyusefulfor
studyingbothlongandshorttermperformancetrendsforequipment.

ZoneTemperatures:Providesstatisticaldataforairtemperaturelevelsinzonesservedbyanairsystem.Usefulforexamining
comfortlevelsandalsotroubleshootingsystemoperatingproblems.

UnmetLoads:Providessummaryofhourswhenequipmentcapacityissufficientorisnotsufficienttomeetloads.Separatereports
providedforairsystemsandplants.Usefulwhentroubleshootingequipmentoperatingproblems.

ViewSampleReports(/commercial/en/us/software/hvacsystemdesign/hourlyanalysisprogram/HAPsamplereports/)

Load Calculation

UsesASHRAETransferFunctioncoolingloadcalculationprocedures,ASHRAEdesignheatingloadcalculationprocedures,ASHRAE
designweatherdata,ASHRAEdesignsolarcalculationprocedures.

Calculatesspaceandzoneloads24hoursadayfordesigndaysineachofthe12months.Indoingsoitcalculatesheatflowforallroom
elementssuchaswalls,windows,roofs,skylights,doors,lights,people,electricalequipment,nonelectricalequipment,infiltration,floors
andpartitionsconsideringtimeofdayandtimeofyearfactors.

Performsdetailedsimulationofairsystemoperationtodeterminecoolingcoilloadsandheatingcoilloadsandotheraspectsofsystem
performance24hoursadayfordesigndaysineachofthe12months.

Analyzesplenumloads.
ConsidersanyoperatingscheduleforHVACequipmentfrom1hourto24hoursinduration.
Permitshourlyandseasonalschedulingofoccupancy,internalheatgains,andfanandthermostatoperation.

Climate Analysis

Providesadatabaseofdesignweatherdataforover800citiesworldwide.
UsesTMY,IWEC,CWEC,TMY,andTRYtypehourlyweatherdataforenergysimulations.
Providesalibraryofsimulationweatherdataforover500citiesworldwide.
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Offersoptionofimportingsimulationweatherdatafromexternalfiles.SupportsEnergyPlusEPW,NOAATMY3,ASHRAEIWEC2file
formats.

Air System Analysis


Performsdetailedhourbyhoursimulationsofthethermalandmechanicalbehaviorofairhandlingsystemsforbothsystemdesignand
energyanalysis.

EQUIPMENTTYPES

PackagedRooftopUnits
SelfContainedUnits
SplitDXAirHandlingUnits
ChilledWaterAirHandlingUnits
PackagedandSplitDXFanCoils
HydronicFanCoils
WaterSource,GroundSource,andGroundwaterSourceHeatPumps
VariableRefrigerantFlow(VRF)
InductionBeamsandActiveChilledBeams

SYSTEMTYPES

SingleZoneCAV
CAVwithTerminalReheat
MultizoneCAV
BypassMultizoneCAV
DualDuctCAV
4PipeInduction
TemperingVentilation
VAVandVAVwithReheat,SeriesFanPoweredMixingBoxes,ParallelFanPoweredMixingBoxes,ormixedterminals
1FanDualDuctVAV
2FanDualDuctVAV
VVT
InductionBeams
ActiveChilledBeams

CONFIGURABLECONTROLSANDCOMPONENTS

Supplyairtemperaturereset
Ventilationairflowcontrol
Outdooraireconomizers
Ventilationairheatreclaimdevices
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Humidistatsandhumidifiers
Preheatandprecoolcoils
Perimeterbaseboardandfancoilheaters
2pipechangeovercontrols

Plant Equipment
Performsdetailedhourbyhoursimulationsofplantpartloadperformance.

PLANTTYPES

Chillerplants
Changeoverplants(chilledwaterandhotwater)
Districtchilledwater
Heatrecoveryplants
Hotwaterboilerplants
Hotwaterplantsusingheatpumps
Servicehotwater(SHW)plants
Steamboilerplants
Districthotwater
Districtsteam

CHILLER&HEATPUMPMODELTYPES

Watercooledcentrifugal
Watercooledrotaryscrew
Watercooledpackagedscrew
Watercooledpackagedreciprocating
Watercooledpackagedscroll
Watercooledsingleeffectabsorption
Watercooleddoubleeffectabsorption
Watercooleddirectfiredabsorption
Watercooledenginechiller
Aircooledpackagedscrew
Aircooledpackagedreciprocating
Aircooledpackagedscroll
Watertowaterscrewreversiblechiller
Watertowaterscrollreversiblechiller
Airtowaterscrollreversiblechiller
Watertowaterscrewheatpump
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Watertowaterscrollheatpump
Airtowaterscrollheatpump

CHILLERPLANTCOMPONENTS&CONTROLS
Chillerplantscanbeconfiguredwiththefollowingcomponentsandcontrols:

Multiplechillersinparallel
Threetypesofsequencingcontrols
Chilledwaterresetbydemandbasedresetoroutdoorairschedule
Chilledwaterdistributionsystemsincludingprimaryonlyconstantspeed,primaryonlyvariablespeedandprimary/secondarywith
variablespeedsecondary

HeatRejection:CoolingTowers,DryCoolers,Geo/WellSource
Coolingtowercontrolbyfancycling,2speedfan,variablespeedfanorwaterbypass
WatersideEconomizerforWaterCooledChillers:Integrated,NonIntegrated,StrainerCycle
WatersideEconomizerforAirCooledChillers:Integrated,NonIntegrated

CHILLERPERFORMANCEDATA
Chillerperformancedatacanbedefinedby:

ImportingperformancedataforactualchillerselectionsfromCarrierElectronicCatalog
Autogeneratingperformancedatausingthe"ChillerTemplate"feature
Manuallyenteringdata

HEATRECOVERYPLANTS

Dedicatedheatrecoverychiller(DHRC)inparallelwithcoolingonlychillers
Aircooledchillerwithheatrecoverycondenser
Heatexchangerinthecondenserloop
Dedicatedheatrecoverychiller(DHRC)inthecondenserloop
Chillerwithdesuperheater
Chillerwithdoublebundlecondenser

HOTWATERCOMPONENTS&CONTROLS
Hotwatercanbeconfiguredwiththefollowingcomponentsandcontrols:

Multipleboilersand/orheatpumpsinparallel
Threetypesofsequencingcontrol
Hotwaterresetcontrolbasedondemandoroutdoorairtemperatureschedule.
Hotwaterdistributionsystemsincludingprimaryonlyconstantspeed,primaryonlyvariablespeedorprimary/secondaryvariable
speedsecondary.

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Abilitytoservespaceheatingloadsonly,orcombinedspaceheatingandservicehotwater(SHW)loads

Utility Rates

Modelsfivecommontypesofelectricenergycharges.
Modelsdemandchargesforbothelectricandfuelrates.
Permitsseasonalandtimeofdayenergyanddemandpricingtobedefined.

Miscellaneous

HAPenergyanalysismeetstheminimumrequirementsfortheEnergyCostBudgetcompliancepathforASHRAEStandard90.1.
HAPenergyanalysisresultsareacceptedbytheU.S.GreenBuildingCouncilforuseinsubmissionsfortheLEED(Leadershipin
EnergyandEnvironmentalDesign)RatingSystem.

HAPhasbeentestedaccordingtoproceduresinASHRAEStandard1402007,StandardMethodofTestoftheEvaluationofBuilding
EnergyAnalysisComputerPrograms.

AbletoimportdatafromgbXML(GreenBuildingExtensibleMarkupLanguage)formattedfiles.Thiscansignificantlyimproveproductivity
whentransferringbuildingdatafromCAD(ComputerAidedDrafting)orBIM(BuildingInformationModeling)software.CertainCADand
BIMsoftwarecanexportdatadescribingbuildingfloorplangeometryandconstructioninformationingbXMLTherefore,HAP'sabilityto
importgbXMLfilesprovidesalinkagetoCADandBIMsoftwaretools.

Providesglobalsearchandreplacefeaturesforspaces.
Allowstheusertoefficientlyrotatethebuildingorientation.
Analyzesexternalshadingfromreveals,overhangs,fins.
Extensiveprogramhelpsystem.
Upto5500airsystemsand32000spaces,plusunlimitednumbersofwalls,roofs,windows,doorsandschedulesperproject.
Upto100zonesperairsystem,upto50differentspacesperzone,withmultipliersallowed.
Upto8wallconstructions,16windowconstructions,8doorconstructionsand16shadegeometriesperspace.

LEEDisaregisteredtrademarkofUSGreenBuildingCouncil(http://www.usgbc.org)

ASHRAEisaregisteredservicemarkoftheAmericanSocietyofHeating,RefrigeratingandAirConditioningEngineers,Inc.(https://www.ashrae.org/)

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