5.3101.1 Heat Load Calculation—Whole House

Topic: 
Hydronic Heating (Hot Water and Steam)
Subtopic: 
Design
Desired Outcome: 
A properly sized heating appliance selected
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
5.3101.1a
Heating load calculation

Load calculation will be performed in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / ACCA ACCA Air Conditioning Contractors of America, www.acca.org Manual J (Residential Load Calculation) or equivalent, and manufacturer specifications

Enable proper sizing of the heating appliance

5.3101.1b
Equipment selection

Equipment selection will be performed in accordance with ANSI ANSI American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org / ACCA ACCA Air Conditioning Contractors of America, www.acca.org Manual S or equivalent, and manufacturer specifications

Ensure equipment is able to heat the house