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ACCA Manual N: Commercial Load Calculation, Fifth Edition

ACCA Manual N: Commercial Load Calculation, Fifth Edition

By Hank Rutkowski

Designed to provide instruction enabling contractors and designers to satisfy energy, ventilation, and comfort requirements!

Price: $147.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781892765383
Year: 2008
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 650
Publisher: Air Conditioning Contractors of America


This Fifth Edition of Manual N has been updated and revised and is designed to provide instruction enabling contractors and designers to satisfy new, and often conflicting, energy, ventilation, and comfort requirements.

The comprehensive resource includes the load calculation procedure that addresses the advances in the commercial construction industry: new materials, methods of assembly, and operational requirements.

Divided into four sections, the book covers:

  • Section 1 Abridged Procedure: Basic instructions to perform commercial load calculations, on buildings of three stories or less -- Supports a simplified hand calculation
  • Section 2 Advanced Topics: Provides enhanced procedures, capabilities, and sensitivities (requires computer software to process)
  • Section 3 Tables: Provides input for the worksheets and determinations needed for the abridged (N5ae) and full (N5) procedures
  • Section 4 Appendices: Provides supporting materials and details on the N5ae and N5 applications