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  1. Can make changes in Circuit Description

    Change dash to a colon/semicolon to avoid confusion. Specially for a panel/s with two sections and dash is been use:, example panel N4 section 2 and a circuit -> N4-2-2,4,6 vs N4-2:2,4,6.

    4 votes

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  2. Additional voltage drop power factor options

    Ability to pick .9 and .95 for power factor in options for voltage drop calculations in addition to the two we have, .85 or Revit.

    2 votes

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  3. Printing One Line Blocks

    Suggest new feature to print all one line diagram blocks (distribution, feeder, equipment, etc) used in a project's block schedule. Would be a great tool when setting up the master template.

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  4. Revit schedule for breaker trip settings

    Add shared parameters for breaker type, MFG, settings so a schedule can be created that show the settings for each breaker that does not have fixed settings.

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  5. More flexible options for including room names in circuit descriptions

    A few more options for circuit name based on space name please
    • Don’t include space name
    • Include space name and number
    • Include space name

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  6. Save manual tick mark settings per user, not per project

    Save the tick mark settings in the "Insert Tick Mark" command per user, not per project.

    Currently the settings are saved per project. If multiple people are using the command in a project, their settings overwrite each other. If a single person goes to different projects, their settings are not remembered.

    2 votes

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  7. Import Ductwork from Past Project Databases

    Import ductwork and equipment from other databases. This facilitates additional projects at the same location. The thought is that if we can import the ductwork as existing from old projects, it would allow us to add/remove/modify ductwork much easier and quicker then re-drawing the existing ductwork from the previous project.

    1 vote

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  8. Panel Edit - AIC Rating to include Size Automatically Option

    It would be nice to have Electrical DM Panel Edit to have an option for Fault Current - AIC Rating to include "Size Automatically" option, on top of the standard AIC ratings DM provides in the drop down option.

    3 votes

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  9. multiple site alignment points

    Support for multiple alignment points on a site plan for a campus with more than one building so each building can have its unique alignment point but the distance to a shared transformer can be easily maintained.

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  10. Add capability to adjust Target Conduit fill at Panel Level and in options + Warning when exceeded

    Sometimes I prefer to over-size conduit for various reasons. However, if this is done manually at the panel level and then the feeder / ampacity changes, its very easy to have a feeder that exceeds 40% fill. Proving an option to adjust the maximum fill from 40% would allow the user to over-size conduits without manually selecting a size.

    Also, adding an alert that warns you when a feeder exceeds 40% (Similar to the panel threshold warning) would be a great add.

    1 vote

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  11. Upsize wire based on circuit length

    Upsize the wire based on voltage and length. Example is we often have a note to use #10's for 120V 20A circuit greater than 100ft in length and 277V 210A circuit greater than 150ft in length.

    3 votes

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  12. Ability to Adjust Distribution Equipment Schedule

    Currently the "Print Distribution Equipment Schedule" does not allow the option to adjust the column widths. The default column widths are too small for the circuit number and breaker and too large for the description. As a result when the schedules are printed they are often illegible or too wide to fit in the sleeves that come standard in panels.

    1 vote

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  13. People in Room Setting

    Add an option to input people in a room using "People / 1000 sf" as the unit. Currently you can input people using "SF / Person" which requires a conversion from the numbers provided by some codes.

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  14. Auto update the feeder lengths on single line

    when we move a panel/equipment, the feeders should not break, they should change their lengths as we move the panel connected to it, so that we don't have to refeed the whole thing again

    2 votes

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  15. Blank and Spare circuit differentiation

    It would be nice if the 'SPARE' circuit label default could automatically change to something else (such as 'BLANK' or 'SPACE' if a circuit is set to have no breaker. This would look like two default names for unused circuits: one for unused circuits with a breaker and another for unused circuits without a breaker.

    4 votes

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  16. Find device without a homerun

    This would work similar to 'find uncircuited devices' on a drawings, except that it would find circuited devices that aren't connected to a homerun.

    2 votes

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  17. Edit Multiple - Instance Edit

    Enable editing multiple instances with the Instance Edit functionality, similar to Edit Multiple in AutoCAD.

    Use case: You have a line of 10 motors and the mechanical designer decides that they need to bump up 5 hp.

    Current workflow: Instance edit one at a time or delete and start from scratch.

    Desired workflow: Multiple Instance Edit to change MCA and MOCP.

    3 votes

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  18. Balance Loads on Panels

    Add a command to automatically balance the loads on a panel.

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  19. Load Type Schedule Designation

    Add a distribution schedule customization attribute that can be added to panel schedules as an additional column to show load type(s) that are connected to each circuit, preferably letter abbreviation designations for each load type. (Heating would be 'H', Lighting would be 'L', Motor loads 'M' etc...)

    8 votes

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  20. Inverter with Multiple Voltages

    Allow the creation of UPS (or central inverter) to have multiple output voltages. We do a lot of tornado shelters where the backup power source is a central inverter. When using 277V lighting, we often need 120V backup power for other loads such as ventilation/exhaust fans and some plumbing loads to provide water for sinks/lavs. There is currently no good way to model an inverter with both 277V and 120V output capabilities.

    1 vote

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