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The current releases are DM Electrical RT 1.1, DM Electrical 8.4, DM HVAC 7.3, and DM Plumbing 4.1. We are not adding new features to these releases.

The next releases will be DM Electrical RT 1.2, DM Electrical 8.5, DM HVAC 7.4, and DM Plumbing 4.2 We are actively working on these release and using this wishlist to guide which features we implement. Some features you see marked as “complete” will not be available until these releases are finished.

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  1. Hatched or Shaded Ductwork

    Add an option to automatically draw a hatch over the ductwork in 2D. Have the hatch be controlled by the type of duct (return vs supply) and layer system (new vs existing).

    38 votes
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      1 comment  ·  HVAC  ·  Admin →
    • Improve Duct Break Graphics

      Omit the line that appears on only one side of a transparent duct section. Simply make the duct section transparent and allow the user to insert symbols as desired.

      7 votes
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        0 comments  ·  HVAC  ·  Admin →
      • Set CFM Total for a Zone

        Set the total CFM value for a zone. This value will be distributed to the rooms based upon the relative calculated CFM values.

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        • Minimum Duct Size

          Specify a minimum size for ductwork when automatically sized.

          16 votes
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          • Reverse Arrowheads on Return Ducts

            Make it so that arrowheads point in the direction of airflow in ducts.

            8 votes
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            • Odd Duct Sizes

              Add an option to size ducts to odd sizes for certain small ducts (5", 7", 9").

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              • Not Include Flex Duct in IFC File

                Include an option to not include flex duct in the IFC file when exported for 3D collision detection.

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