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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. Tick Marks on Switches in Parallel

    Handle tick marks on switches in parallel correctly.

    One use for this is multiple occupancy sensors in which case if any one switch is on the lights will be one. Each switch requires a hot and neutral as well as the switched leg.

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    • Update impedances based upon conduit material

      Be able to automatically update the impedance in a wire based upon the conduit material type.

      Currently you have to create a separate wire configuration for each conduit material type.

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      • More custom load types

        Add 3 more custom load types.

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        • Custom circuit description for spaces with no breakers

          Have a custom circuit description that is automatically used when the breaker size is set to "None" for a circuit.

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          • Change Circuit without Removing Loops

            Be able to change the circuit a device is on and not remove the loops connected to it.

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            • Takeoffs: Separate Overhead and Underground Wires

              For takeoffs, provide a way to separate overhead and underground wires and provide lengths for each type.

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              • Custom Feeder or Wire Callouts

                Be able to custom the wire callouts used for feeders and branch circuits.

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                • 5-Wire Feeders

                  Create feeders with a 5th wire (dedicated neutral) for computer/technology panels. These are typically routed to "K-Rated" dry-type transformers.

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