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#26087 - 05/29/03 11:15 PM Residential Load Calculator  
Bill Addiss  Offline
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Scott Vickrey has offered to let us post his Residential Load Calculator onsite here at ECN. Please take a look and give it a try. Let us know what you think.

Single Family Load Calculator

[Linked Image]
Bill

[This message has been edited by Bill Addiss (edited 05-29-2003).]


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#26088 - 05/30/03 12:22 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
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Fort Stockton, Texas,USA
I worked on that sucker for a month. I'm trying to get some input to deside on the next step. Add another calculator or continue adding value to this one like conductor sizing, load chart or room for contrator message or logo to be added to the result page. The results are made to be printed on a single page. Let me know what you think.


#26089 - 05/30/03 06:24 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
sparky  Offline
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Nice calc Scott.
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#26090 - 05/30/03 06:42 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
Redsy  Offline
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Bucks County PA
I like it!


#26091 - 05/30/03 07:50 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
Ron  Offline
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White Plains, NY
Very nice except I got

"Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a000d'
Type mismatch: 'Dryers'
/resultSFDLoadCalc.asp, line 259"

Instead of an answer


Ron

#26092 - 05/30/03 09:17 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
Vickrey  Offline
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Fort Stockton, Texas,USA
Ron,
While the calculator does check most of the input from the user before processing, I have yet to cover everything. Thanks for pointing this out. This error in particular was probably cause by something other than a number being entered in the Clothes Dryers input (i.e. "5000va"). Thanks again for the info.


#26093 - 05/30/03 09:40 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
Active 1  Offline
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Grayslake IL, USA
It's good. Nice for selling service work. I think some would believe a computer print out over me.


#26094 - 05/30/03 10:26 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
Roger  Offline
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Along with the compliments on the calculator itself, and I agree, I would like to say thank you for this.
Quote
This calculator is no substitute for knowledge of the code


Roger


#26095 - 05/30/03 11:07 AM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
Vickrey  Offline
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Fort Stockton, Texas,USA
We will both be thankful for that Rodger.

Active 1 the printed results are intended as a value added service for you to use how ever you see fit. Customer reassurance is a good use. It also shows you did do a calculation, not that any one would install without a calculation. Another use is to place a copy in the panel to aid the electrician adding circuits after your gone.
If you do decide to leave a copy behind BE SURE it's correct!

A gotcha to be aware of:
Cooking Appliances - Enter in kVA not Va
Entering the wrong one will generate errant results!

Thanks to all who have responded your input is most appreciated!


#26096 - 05/30/03 11:37 PM Re: Residential Load Calculator  
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that is really cool caluater for load demand and i did check agnist my paper work it came very and i mean very close with the figures and it is a big time saver to figured it out. ( dang this will only figured single phase not three phase which i do it manually ) and it really help to print it out too and thanks again

merci marc


Pas de problme,il marche n'est-ce pas?"(No problem, it works doesn't it?)


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