Here we present all new features from rev. 15.1. The list contains a list of functionalities, tools and modules provided with each publication. We are currently developing InstalSystem 5 and InstalSmart, which results in frequent updates containing your comments, needs, corrections, new modules and the latest catalog updates. Additional information on the new features can be found in our HelpSystem. Most of the items are published several times a year as part of an update. If you have a given module in your license configuration, this update is completely free.

Revision 23.0 (planned date of publication 09.06.2022)*


* The scheduled date of publication may change. It is presented for information purposes only. InstalSoft is not obliged to release the publication on this date.

Revision 22.6


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 22.5


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 22.4


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 22.3


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 22.2


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 22.1


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 22.0See Video


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Mode Dark and Mode Light – the ability to switch between two modes (Settings – Screen appearance) for the application (watch the movie)
  • New element Curtain Wall for the range Construction – Inserts a vertical curtain wall having thermal, visual and functional functions: (watch the video)
    • Ability to manually insert an item from the toolbar
    • Possibility to interpret the ifcCurtainWall element from IFC2x3 and IFC4 files to the native Curtain Wall element
    • Ability to convert the Wall element to the Curtain Wall element (and vice versa) from the Data table window
    • Dedicated Element style: default Thickness, appearance for 2D editor3D view
    • Improved way of connecting elements Wall with Curtain Wall for correct visualization (transverse walls, structural columns)
    • IFC4 export of Curtain Wall element to ifcCurtainWall
  • New function Trim slab (by roof element) in section Slab/Opening – Trims the outer part of the slab element with the roof element after selecting these elements: (watch the movie)
    • The elements Slab and Roof, which intersect each other are diagnosed and listed
  • Possibility to enable visualization of the area in the room defined by the Floor thickness and False ceiling fields for 3D view: (watch the movie)
    • Possibility to define the degree of darkening of the area (General data – Component styles – Room)
  • Expansion of the diagnostics of the operation Automatic walls, slabs and roofs – incorrectly defined areas of the Room and Building contour elements are diagnosed and listed
  • Snap mode (AUTO) for Room and Building contour in view mode Shadow of a storey above / Shadow of a storey below for the same objects in 2D editor
  • The condition of having to completely cover (with its entire area) the vertical walls with the element has been loosened (the solid tightness condition must be maintained in order to generate the Room (Automatic) element)
  • The function Correct wall connections in the Correction of wall geometry window corrects the intersecting walls indicated in the Diagnostics window (e.g. from structure interpretation from IFC files) (watch the movie)
  • New option Riser determines direction of schematic view. For the selected option, the laying direction of branches on the schematic view takes into account the viewpoint indicator (the front of the element) of the Riser. Program locates the branches departing from the Riser on the appropriate side of the Riser. Control of the option is available in the Data table for the item Starting point
  • Possibility to generate schematic views of installations with virtual connections to heating and cooling zones
  • Improved operation of Generate schematic view algorithm
  • Correct connection of the pipe-runs to vertical pipe-runs within one storey without the need to use the Riser
  • Ability to impose dimensions in Data table for Rectangle and Ellipse elements
  • The new window Elements layers allows to control the scope of elements exported to DWG / DXF formats, generally at the level of entire editing ranges, and more specifically at the level of individual elements
  • The new Prefix for layers option allows to give an individual prefix to layers created by InstalSystem 5 and exported to DWG format
  • Possibility to choose the option Export labels as blocks or Export labels as basic elements for drawings exported to DWG / DXF format
  • The exported drawings to the dwg / dxf formats contain all the graphics. Elements such as LogoStructure cross section drawingManifold tableMixer / control unit chart are currently not exported to separate files when exporting
IFC interpretacja danych budynku

IFC (BIM) building data interpretation

  • Support for import and interpretation of Curtain Wall element (see more Base module) (watch the movie)
  • Optimizing the interpretation of IFC elements to native InstalSoft elements:
    • Improved interpretation (Creates walls from an IFC file function)
    • Improved interpretation (Creates roofs from an IFC file function)
    • Support for interpretation (Creates windows, doors, and wall openings from an IFC file function) of the Roof window element
    • Diagnostics of ifcWall diamond-shaped interpretation, the Diagnostics window indicates elements that have not been interpreted
eksport instalacji grzewczej i chlodzacej IFC

IFC (BIM) building structure elements export / IFC (BIM) heating/cooling system export / IFC (BIM) tap water system export

  • Support for exporting the Curtain Wall element (see more Base module) (watch the movie)
  • Parameterization of the IFC4 export of pipe-run(s) from the scope Heating systemsCooling systemsWater supply systems. The Pipe-run element is exported together with:
    • Technical parameters
    • Catalogue code element
    • Calculation parameters
  • Added the filtering condition for the export of elements to IFC4 in the IFC file export – Elements layers window:
    • Automatic selection / deselection of elements that are common to another scope of the project
    • Depending on the configuration of the license for precise control of the actually exported items
  • Optimization of the result files for the selected Export labels to IFC file function
systemy grzewcze

Heating systems

  • Pipe-run type may be added to the results in the label of the Pipe-run, as in the Tap water systems module
  • Distance from floor or Elevation may be added to the labels of the following elements: ManifoldMixerTerminal unitRadiatorExpansion vesselLow loss headerSourceHydraulic control loopFlat station
  • Element Buffer tank, connected in a similar way as a Low loss header
  • In the data sheet of Radiator, the field Anchor has been added, allowing to select a point that does not change position after sizing
  • New division in List of radiators, taking into account the side of the radiator connection (connection – right/left/other)
straty ciepla

Heat loss

  • New type of partition Curtain wall / plate (see more Base module) (watch the movie)
  • Improvements by Part. with defined layers: (watch the video)
    • Possibility to sort building materials in the area of ​​columns by their properties
    • Improvement of the building materials search engine and moving it to the bottom of the window
  • Define in (General data – Heat losses data) the field Minimum area of thermal partition to be included in calculations: (watch the video)
    • Diagnostics of partitions (in the rank of Hints), which were automatically unchecked for the field Consider in calculations
    • New Element style for partitions not included in calculations for 2D editor and 3D view (range H&E(T))
  • Possibility of sorting thermal partitions in the area of ​​columns by their properties (e.g. VaUΦT), which participate in determining the load for the Room element in the H&E window (watch the movie)
  • Improvement of the algorithm that automatically creates thermal partitions from structural elements (especially the element in relation to vertical walls, the thermal model of arch walls has improved)
systemy plaszczyznowe

Radiant systems

  • Improvements of Interactive radiant systems calculations window (watch video):
    • Prompt results recalculation after deltaT (temperature drop in a loop) modification
    • Presentation of manifolds in the tree in the left part of the window
    • Presentation of settings on manifolds (on valves/flowmeters)
    • Presentation of coverings
  • Ability to configure the contents of the Manifold table element, by selecting or deselecting items in the lists in it’s data table
  • Possibility to search for Heating/Cooling area or Heating/Cooling Zone elements by the value of the Type field, e.g. Without pipes
instalacje wodociagowe

Tap water systems

  • Element Priority valve
  • Distance from floor or Elevation can be added to the labels of the following elements: ManifoldExpansion vessel, SourceHeaterFlat stationPressure boosting deviceMixing valve
instalacje kanalizacyjne dostepny wkrotce

Sewage systems

  • Publication of the first version of the commercial module Sewage systems, covering the design of gravity sewage systems for domestic use. This version allows you to design installations with direct stack ventilation and ventilation manifolds. Bypass ventilation is scheduled to be introduced in future publications as a free update. Also, the next publications will introduce full control over the configuration of the pipe-run nodes, i.e. where they are connected (watch the video)
SMART

InstalSmart

  • New, redesigned and refreshed look / interface of the application:
    • Adapted to smartphones and tablets
    • Scalable for different screen sizes
    • Support for vertical and horizontal layout
    • Significantly improved ergonomics in terms of buttons, icons, defining / entering / correcting input data, visibility and accessibility to specific application functions
  • New neutral application InstalSmart adapted to the market: DE, EN, PL, FR, BG, RU, SI, HR, HU, RO, AT, UA. The application is available for Android and iOS

Revision 21.3


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 21.2


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 21.1


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 21.0See Video


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Ability to limit the range of visible stories in the 3D view to those with selected elements
  • Quick switch between visible stories in the 3D view
  • Distance measurement in a 3D view (for the result to be correct, set the view to one of the perpendicular to the planes of the coordinate system)
  • Ability to set the background style in the 3D view (Settings – Screen appearance)
  • Improvements to the Dormer element by:
    • possibility of replacing the walls of the Dormer element with the walls of the building in order to properly model its subpartitions
    • blocking the possibility of moving the walls of the Dormer element automatically generated
    • improvement of the visualization of the walls of the Dormer element in the 2D editor window, which makes it easier to change their thickness
  • Improvements to the Automatic walls, slabs and roofs function by:
    • reduction of the amount of walls with similar thickness generated in a series
    • improvement of wall generation and connections between them
    • generation of single-story walls for a multi-story Building contour element, which facilitates copying repeatable stories
  • Improvements in manual division of the structural wall in the horizontal and vertical arrangement within a given storey, which allows for an analogous division of thermal partitions
  • Improvement of the drawing and joining functions Pipe-runPipe-runs pair
  • Improvement of the Check connections function
  • The Generate schematic view function works separately for the project scopes: Heating and cooling systems and Water supply systems
  • Distinction of the icon on the ribbon for project scopes: Heating and cooling systems and Water supply systems
  • Easier access to Automatic schematic view of installation worksheets by separating a separate branch for worksheets with schematic views into project scopes: Heating and cooling systems and Water supply systems
  • Improved operation of Generate schematic view algorithm for variants available for the Starting point element in the Presented on schematic view field
  • Improving program performance by speeding up the Generate schematic view operation
  • Updating product catalogs
IFC import bazowy

IFC (BIM) import basis

  • New edit scope visibility mode named: Visible when inactive (only edges). Displays the edges on the IFC model, facilitating further analysis when interpreting IFC objects into structural elements further used to create a thermal model
  • Ability to display the object ifcSpace in the 2D editor and 3D view windows, which facilitates the analysis of the IFC model and the outline of rooms
  • New search criteria in the Search window for the Underlay edit scope: ifcSpaceifcPlateifcMember
IFC interpretacja danych budynku

IFC (BIM) building data interpretation

  • Improvements in the operation of the Create storeys between selected slabs/roofs from IFC file function, in the case of a storey limited by sloping roofs
eksport konstrukcji budynku dostepny wkrotce

IFC (BIM) building structure elements export

eksport instalacji grzewczej i chlodzacej IFC

IIFC (BIM) building structure elements export / IFC (BIM) heating/cooling system export / IFC (BIM) tap water system export

  • New, dedicated IFC file export window allows for:
    • include or exclude element labels from export
    • precise determination of the scope of exported elements
    • determination of basic data about the exported IFC model (s)
    • selection of worksheets to be exported and determination of the number of the resulting IFC files
  • IFC models can be exported in an iterative way according to the BIM process
  • File conversion is not required to obtain the IFC model (component data may not be complete)
systemy chlodnicze

Heating systems / Cooling systems

  • New thermostatic connection sets for bathroom and decorative radiators
  • New Outlet of no-flow pipe-run element enabling modeling of venting and drain pipe-runs ending with a free outlet
  • 3D visualization of connection type variants for the Terminal unit element when declaring data in the Data table window
straty ciepla

Heat loss

  • New type of partition: Expansion wall
  • The Room element along with its label is also visible on the H&E(T) scope
systemy plaszczyznowe

Radiant systems

  • New type With return temp. limiter of the Heating/Cooling Floor Zone element, must be supplied from the high-temperature part by pipe-runs and is not divided automatically
  • The value of the default floor thermal conductivity coefficient in the heating floor structure window is 2.1 W / mK, and the default floor thickness is taken from the floor data
instalacje wodociagowe

Tap water systems

  • The possibility of using manifolds in the hot water circulation network
  • New Outlet of no-flow pipe-run element enabling modeling of venting and drain pipe-runs ending with a free outlet
  • The Source element has additional text data Purpose of the medium (e.g. drinking water, process water). After calculations, this information is available in the labels of fed elements (it does not affect the calculations)
  • In the Search window it is possible to define the search criteria: Water outlet point located on a specific type of element Waste water source
  • New Separate schematic views option in the Data table window for the Starting point (Water supply systems) element, giving the possibility to create separate Automatic schematic view of installation worksheets for cold water installation and for domestic hot water and circulation
  • Presentation of Pressure boosting device and Mixing valve elements on Automatic schematic view of installation worksheets

Revision 20.2


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 20.1


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 20.0See Video


IFC import bazowy

IFC (BIM) import basis

  • A new module that allows to import a building model (including installations and equipment) from IFC files (watch video)
    • Import of IFC files as an independent model (available on Underlay scope)
    • Loading the IFC model into any project (new and with the existing, e.g. building structure or installation), including removing and replacing the existing model (re-import)
    • Loading many independent models into one project
    • Possibility of precise model management, incl. preview of the full structure of the IFC file, preview of the properties of each element, hiding and searching for elements using the Project browser window
    • Loading of IFC models containing both architecture and designed installations previously exported from InstalSystem 5 and from other programs
    • Model visible as in the 2D editor window (drawing as edges) as in the 3D view window (actual model)
    • Snap-in of construction elements and installations drawn on a 2D view to IFC objects
    • IFC models export to DXF / DWG (2D), PDF (2D / 3D) formats
IFC interpretacja danych budynku

FC (BIM) building data interpretation

  • A new module that allows the interpretation of structural objects from the IFC file into InstalSystem 5 structural partitions (further used, among others, for thermal calculations of the building) (watch video)
    • Independent interpretation of selected stories based on the IFC file to obtain worksheets
    • Interpretation of selected construction elements (ifcBeam, ifcBuildingElementProxy, ifcColumn, ifcCurtainWall, ifcDoor, ifcFooting, ifcOpeningElement, ifcRoof, ifcSlab, ifcWall, ifcWindow and others) to InstalSystem 5 construction elements (Wall (with the element Opening in wall), WindowDoorRoofSlab (with the element Opening in slab)) and used, among others, by the Heat loss module
    • Possibility to modify or remove interpreted elements of the building structure
eksport instalacji grzewczej i chlodzacej IFC

IFC (BIM) heating/cooling system export / IFC (BIM) tap water system export

modul bazowy

Base module

  • New graphic elements: PolygonPolylineRectangle, Ellipse
  • A throbber (Spinning wheel) for Check connections function
  • New function Move underlay enabling precise shifting of the underlay (by the indicated vector)
  • New marker (a dot) that distinguishes active Window (watch video)
  • Abort calculations button (watch video)
  • Improvement of program performance by:
    • Speed up of work on big underlays in DWG/DXF format
    • Speed up of graphics operations
    • Speed up of ZOOM/PAN/ROTATE operations in the 3D view window
    • Speed up of the Pipe-run elements insertion
    • Speed up of data refresh operations in a General data window
  • Ability to control automatically created building units: Common to entire building / Separate for storeys
  • Possibility to create building units from the window 2D editor by selecting rooms and entering a common name for them in the field Building unit
  • Sorting the list of rooms in the window Project browser by the symbol of the room (the function is available under the right mouse button on the Building unit )
  • New function Ground modeling enabling modeling and graphical visualization of ground surfaces of various shapes (in the form of a building envelope as a curve at the contact of the ground with external walls) (watch video)
  • Improvements of the Dormer by:
    • improvement of automatically generated dormers on the Construction scope
    • correct generation of the internal wall if the element Dormer covers two or more rooms
  • Rearrangement and improvement of the assignment of elements to layers after exporting a drawing to DWG / DXF formats
  • Update of product catalogues.
systemy chlodnicze

Heating systems/ Cooling systems

  • New element: Low loss header’ with size selected from the catalogue or automatically sized depending of flow rate (watch video)
  • New element: Expansion vessel with size selected manually from the catalogue (watch video)
  • New graphic elements (not calculated): Pressure gauge and Thermometer, straight and angular, possible to insert into the pipe-runs on the plan or in the 3D model (watch video)
  • A default Non-return valve can be set in General data window
  • Possibility to present the values of Obtained heating output and Obtained cooling output in Room label. Other values re-arranged and renamed.
  • Corrected and completed content of tables Manifold table and Radiant heating general results, in cases when a Radiator is supplied from the same manifold as Radiant heating.
  • New options in the Orientation field in Data table for Mixer / Pump unit /Control loop (watch video)
  • Possibility to change the position of the front of the Terminal unit element, which affects the result of the Generate schematic view function (watch video)
  • New presentation for the segments of pipe-runs coming out of the Manifold on the Automatic schematic view of installation sheet – graphical offset of the supply and return pipe-runs.
  • 3D visualisation of: ManifoldMixer / Pump unit Hydraulic control loop elements orientation, during data declaration in Data table window (watch video)
  • Possibility to exclude selected rooms or receivers from the cooling function in heating/cooling installations (watch video)
dobor grzejnikow

Radiators sizing

  • Integrated universal (with right or left side connection) radiators – possibility to choose an universal radiators both as a Default left side conn. radiator type as well as as Default right side conn. radiator type
  • Change of diagnostics message: terminal unit connection system from other catalogue than connection pipes priority from Warning to Error, allowing for a faster response to the incompatible choice of system for Default radiator connection system (right/left/middle conn.) in relation to the choice of Default pipe types and insulation for Branch/radiator circuit pipe in General data window (watch video)
straty ciepla

Heat loss

  • Constant, independent of the calculation options, visibility of values in the project data: cwirk for the building and Cwirk/A for a Partition definition
  • Calculations according to ÖNORM EN 12831; H 7500-1 standard have all result tables according to this standard
  • The ability to select a preset for fh in Data table window of Room, which are higher than 5m
  • Optimization of the Thermal calculations of building algorithm, what may reduce time of the calculations
  • Improvements to the Dormer by:
    • correct determination of the room cubic capacity if the element Dormer covers two or more rooms
    • improvement of the determination of thermal partitions in the H&E(T) scope for various design situations including dormers
  • Improvement of the algorithm that automatically creates thermal partitions from structural elements
  • Automatic division of thermal partitions into or taking into account the course of the ground curve (new element )
instalacje wodociagowe

Tap water systems

  • New element: Expansion vessel with size selected manually from the catalogue (watch video)
  • New graphic elements (not calculated): Pressure gauge> and Thermometer, straight and angular, possible to insert into the pipe-runs on the plan or in the 3D model (watch video)
  • Improvement of algorithm generating automatically schematic views
  • Change of diagnostics message: terminal unit connection system from other catalogue than connection pipes priority from Warning to Error, allowing for a faster response to the incompatible choice of system for System of water outlet points connections in relation to the choice of Default pipe types and insulation for Branch/radiator circuit pipe in General data window (watch video)

Revision 19.6


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 19.5


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 19.4


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 19.3


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 19.2


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Correction of critical errors which blocked the Generate schematic view function
  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 19.1


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Possibility to update InstalSystem 5 without requiring the administrator rights
  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 19.0See Video


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Improvements in the program performance:
    – Faster response to group selection of the elements
    – Smoother work with 3D view window
    – Acceleration of : Automatic walls, slabs and roofs and Correction of wall geometry functions
  • If a high-performance graphics card (not integrated with the motherboard or with the processor) is detected in the hardware configuration, it is set as active for the InstalSystem 5 program. This eliminates problems with the stability and performance of the application resulting from the lower performance of the integrated graphics card
  • PDF files exported by the program now have a vector structure, which allowed to significantly reduce their size
  • The front side of some elements is marked when selecting the element in the plan view – helps to obtain correct Automatic schematic view of installation
  • Automatic generation of flat roofs (watch the video)
  • Support for creating a building structure and designing installations in buildings with multiple series of storeys (with mutually shifted floor levels) by: (watch the video)
    – Possibility to display the Building contour element on another series of storeys (new field Show on other storeys). This allows for the correct generation of structural partitions (walls and ceilings) after calling the Automatic walls, slabs and roofs function
    – Possibility of dividing the Slab element and quick convertion into the Roof
    – Possibility to combine parts of the installation on different series of storeys using the Riser element (with the Show on other storeys option and the option to hide the Riser element in the printout)
    – Printout on one sheet two storeys, using the Additional storey field available for the Printout pages element
  • Opening in wall element has been given a new option of connecting rooms by Merge rooms checkbox, available in Data table window (watch the video)
  • Extended descriptions of the functions on the ribbon for the Construction edit scope (watch the video)
  • Presentation of product catalog codes at the stage of editing general data and data of elements (watch the video)
  • Standard logo of the manufacturer distributing the given corporate version of the InstalSystem 5 package presented in tabular printouts can be replaced with the user’s logo, e.g. of a design office (watch the video)
  • Automatic schematic view of installation: rearrangement of the sections and fields in Data table for Starting point
systemy chlodnicze

Heating systems / Cooling systems

  • New elements: single manifold, pipe-run No-flowSafety valve
  • The Terminal unit element has been given a new option to define a default distance from the floor, separately for each storey
  • Elements: Mixer / Pump unit and Hydraulic control loop
    – Possibility to choose the level of detail in presentation of these elements separately on individual views: 2D, 3D and schematic view (watch the video)
    – Possibility to define the dimensions of these elements on Automatic schematic view of installation sheet regardless of the dimentions on 2D/3D views (watch the video)
    – New fields: Default width of mixers / control/mixing units and Default height of mixers / control/mixing units in Data table for Starting point allows to define default dimensions of these elements on a particular Automatic schematic view of installation sheet
straty ciepla

Heat loss

  • Calculations of the heat load of the building in accordance with ÖNORM EN 12831 + H-7500-1
  • Optimization of the Thermal calculations of building algorithm, what may reduce time of the calculations
systemy plaszczyznowe

Radiant systems

  • Two-parameter manifolds, integrating the high- and low- temperature part and the mixing unit (watch the video)
  • New template of manifold chart, dedicated to industrial systems
  • New checkbox Hide systems from catalogues different than the manifold
  • Acceleration of the supply temperature optimization algorythm, what may reduce time of the calculations
rozszerzenia obliczen instalacji wodociagowych

Tap water extensions

  • Three-way mixing valves, reducing the temperature of hot water (watch the video)

Revision 18.5


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 18.4


systemy chlodnicze

Cooling systems

  • Method of determining the specific heat of the medium filling the installation has been improved

Revision 18.3


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 18.2


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 18.0See Video


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Change of the program architecture to 64-bit. That means there is a possibility to use all of the computer’s RAM available. Previous publications, which were in 32-bit architecture, could only use 4GB of RAM
  • Improvements in the program performance:
    – faster response to switching between two types of elements Worksheet
    – faster loading of 3D view content
    – faster opening of files containing DWG/DXF underlay
    – reduced time of Computation of building structure
    – reduced time of Thermal calculations of building
  • Improvements of the algorithm which creates Automatic schematic view of installation
  • New diagnostic messages related to the function Automatic schematic view of installation.
    The contested elements are indicated in the graphic editor
  • New graphic presentation of the Endpoint for schematic view
  • Symbols of the element Starting point are generated automatically after using the function Generate for Automatic schematic view of installation
  • Selection of item Fragment of installation on Sheet type: Schematic view references to item Endpoint on Sheet type: Plan view
  • New hints on Status Bar informing about active keys during insertion of the elements
  • Improved AUTO mode and ORTO mode for drawing of building structure
  • Possibility to edit Roof element on 3D view
  • Possibility to define roof slope with automatic calculation of elevation of ordinates for Roof
  • Dormers are included in calculations of Room cubic capacity
  • Change in organization of Ribbon in Construction section:
    – Buttons are sorted in order of recommended path of use for building structure designing
    – Button Automatic walls, slabs and roofs moved to the Construction section
  • New diagnostic related to wall connections after using Automatic walls, slabs and roofs function, informing about detected irregularities
  • New Component styles 2D and 3D on Construction scope supporting the design and verification of the building structure
  • New tool Correction of wall geometry enables automatic correction of building structure by using functions:
    – Correct wall connections
    – Correct wall thickness, enables getting the same walls thickness in entire project
    – Correct angles of the walls, enables the correction of parallelism / perpendicularity of walls relative to each other
    – Correct position between storeys, enables the correction of the position and displacement of walls between storeys with the possibility of indicating a reference storey
    Tool is available on Ribbon in Construction section
  • New, precise diagnostic messages for Computation of building structure , facilitate correct edition of the building structure
  • Improvement of diagnostic message: Overlapping walls or incorrectly connected walls – messages are grouped and there is more precise indication of walls affecting incorrect Computation of building structure
  • Possibility of more accurate location of the Reference point element because of more accurate impact of AUTO mode for snapping to DWG underlays elements (also axis)
  • New Multi-storey room marker in label
systemy grzewcze

Heating systems

  • Added Automatic labels for Pipe-runs in Starting point (thermal installations) data
straty ciepla

Heat loss

  • The user interface was changed in the scope of specific data of rooms and building units, unifying it with other program modules. Special editors have been left for cooling partitions in rooms and for partition definitions
  • Improvements in Thermal calculations of building based on a properly defined building structure
instalacje wodociagowe

Tap water systems

  • The possibility of calculations according to the EN 806-3 standard
  • Automatic schematic view of installation – new functionality available – BETA version

Revision 17.5


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 17.4


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 17.3


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

ARTICLES IN HELPSYSTEM:

Revision 17.2


Revision 17.1


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 17.0See Video


modul bazowy

Base module

  • When inserting an opening in a sloping roof plane, the “z” coordinates of corner points are determined automatically
  • In the Storeys management window, the values Storey elevation and Storey height are editable, and the complement each other for adjacent stories
  • For the top floor, Elevation of roof top property has been added, the change of which corrects the height of that floor
  • The option of distinguishing the style and label of a “manual” room (drawn directly) from “automatic” (generated automatically based on the arrangement of walls and slabs) has been introduced
  • When drawing elements “roof edge”, Opening in roofDormer in AUTO mode, snapping to DWG base elements is carried out
  • In the calculations of the building structure, Overlapping walls or incorrectly connected walls diagnostics was introduced. The contested elements are indicated in the graphical editor
  • In the Settings tab, sub-tab: Screen appearance, checkbox Disable advanced presentation of transparency on 3D’ has been added. Checking can make it easier to work on computers with weaker graphics cards
  • The ‘Position tab has been added to the configuration of element label styles, where you can specify the default position of the label relative to the parent
systemy grzewcze

Heating systems

  • Automatic schematic view of installation – new functionality available – BETA version
  • The Boiler element was introduced as one of the possible properties of the element Source in the field Graphical presentation
  • Enabled declaration of dimensions of Terminal unit element from 1 cm
systemy plaszczyznowe

Radiant systems

  • Ergonomy of corrections of pipe loops and pipe feeds drawings generated automatically and drawn manually has been improved
  • New criterion of pipe feeds arrangement -AUTO- has been added to Pipe feeds route tool
systemy panelowe

Panel systems

  • In the general data and in the data table of the element Ceiling panels zone the possibility of declaration of automatic placement of adjacent rows of panels in the zone with mutual offset has been introduced
instalacje wodociagowe

Tap water systems

  • For sanitary appliances, it is possible to declare the frame
  • A declaration of default manifold types has been introduced in the general data

ARTICLES IN HELPSYSTEM

Revision 16.2


Revision 16.0See Video


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Many elements of the installation (radiator, valve, pump, etc.) by default are inserted with label
  • Possibility of precise control of pipe-runs arrangement, with different ordinates of the beginning and end of the pipe-run (case of pipe-runs carried out in inclined ceilings / walls)
systemy grzewcze

Heating systems

  • Possibility to declare (General data window, Storeys management tab) the default distance from the floor separately of the supply and return pipe-runs
instalacje wodociagowe

Tap water systems

  • Possibility to declare (General data window, Storeys management tab) the default distance from the floor separately of the hot water, cold water and circulation pipe-runs
  • Rearrangement of general data tabs
  • New element of the installation – linear drain
stacje mieszkaniowe

Flat stations

  • New module enabling the design of heating and water supply installations with the use of flat stations

ARTICLES IN HELPSYSTEM

Revision 15.3


modul bazowy

ARTICLES IN HELPSYSTEM:

  • Base module

Revision 15.2


modul bazowy

Base module

  • Update of product catalogues

Revision 15.1


modul bazowy

Base module

  • List of elements displayed in window Project browser ia automatically adapted to currently edited edit scope
  • Catalogues window – tabs have been replaced by more precise catalogue filters
  • Window 3D view – possibility to display edges of the elements (available under the button Show edges/Hide edges in section View)
  • The ability to generate rooms, whose whole area is located in another room
systemy chlodnicze

Heating systems/ Cooling systems

  • Settings from tab have been moved to tabs: Distribution systemTypes and default data and RadiatorsRadiators/Radiator valves – types and default data (tab has been removed)
straty ciepla

Heat loss

  • Enabling module Thermal calculations of building automatically switches common project setting: Method of calculating Φ into variant Calculated acc. to coefficient
  • Enabled correction of room internal temperature (θi,H) of standard room types
systemy plaszczyznowe

Radiant systems

  • Manifold can be placed on a drawing in horizontal position or with upward outlet ports (configuration via new field in data table Orientation)
  • In the tab Additional options in General data window Specific market options has been added – possibility to choose the method of the calculation without a surplus to flow rate for compensation of heat flow to the other side of the Heating-cooling surface
systemy panelowe

Panel systems

  • Data table window of element Wall panel/Ceiling panel – Δpmax field has been added thus enabling control of maximum pressure drop in single panel or set of panels in serial connection
instalacje wodociagowe

Tap water systems

  • Water supply installations designing module – availability depending on package

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