Engineering CAPS® 4.43



Efficiency/Code Updates:


  • Added ability to set “Efficiency Code Required” for fans in the Job Level defaults under Preferences for new fan selections (Title 24 California, 2015 Washington State Energy Code, and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1) – no logic changes beyond the job default
  • Added “Comply with Minimum Efficiency Standard” question for ceiling exhaust fans
  • New selections of non-tempered MSX units shipping to California to comply with updated codes (CA Title 20)

Availability Updates:


  • Improved standard lead time on many models 
  • Expanded damper actuator offering (see damper section for details)

Time-Saving Selections:


  • ABB variable frequency drives (VFD) can be selected on many popular fan models. This makes selecting, configuring, ordering, and installing VFDs much faster with fewer errors
  • New hooded pipe portal: a complete line of pipe portals is now available to save time and coordination with other manufacturers   
  • High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) fan model DM can now be selected and configured using size and performance-based selections
  • Expanded the user interface (fast data entry, multi-line editing, global editing) to include many damper models; all-round, AMD/AMS, and face & bypass



New or Redesigned Products:


  • New bathroom exhaust fan model SP sizes with integrated lights/humidity sensor and two-speed capable selections
  • Reintroduced the concrete block fan, model CBF-205
  • Axial fan model AX series 200 selections are now available for roof upblast configuration
  • Blower model USF, Generation 2 redesign continuation
  • Expanded to include direct sizes 27 through 40
  • Direct drive through size 24 now have High Wind with Notice of Acceptance (NOA)
  • Expanded the residential energy recovery offering with a new model and multiple configurations



Details by Product Category 


For CAPS user experience improvements click here

Fan Updates - CAPS® 4.44 - Reps - USA

Axial Fans
Ceiling Fans
Centrifugal Fans
Commercial Inline and Rooftop Fans
Power Roof Ventilators and Roof Curbs (PRV)
Tubular Inline Fans

Conditioning and Ventilation Updates - CAPS® 4.44 - Reps - USA

Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)
Kitchen Ventilation Systems (KVS)
Make-up Air (MUA)

Air Control Updates -  CAPS®  4.44 - Reps - USA

Grilles, Registers & Diffusers (GRD)
Healthcare, Laboratory & Cleanroom Products (HLC)

Mexico/Latin America Manufactured Products - Engineering CAPS® 4.43


India/GIN Manufactured Products - Engineering CAPS® 4.43