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HeatCAD 2021

Vaulted or Cathedral ceilings can be modeled in HeatCAD by adjusting the wall heights and overriding the exposed ceiling areas. Refer to the Tutorial lesson for more.

HeatCAD Online Tutorials

Select from the video lessons provided here to explore the features and to learn the design steps recommended for LoopCAD.

New Tutorials
Basics
  1. Introduction to HeatCAD 7:14 minutes
  2. Drawing a Floorplan 12:56 minutes
  3. Printing and Exporting 9:00 minutes
AutoCAD, PDF, and Scanned Files
  1. Importing an AutoCAD Drawing 4:33 minutes
  2. Importing PDF and Scanned Drawings 3:38 minutes
  3. Drawing on an Imported Drawing 7:40 minutes
  4. Exporting to an AutoCAD File 1:12 minutes
HVAC System Design and Calculation
  1. Heating Load Calculations 23:00 minutes
  2. Cooling Load Calculations 14:14 minutes
  3. Infiltration & Ventilation Loads 6:39 minutes
  4. Entering Heat Loads Manually 4:39 minutes
  5. Cold/Warm Partitions 3:27 minutes
  6. Walkout Basements 4:37 minutes
  7. Vaulted or Cathedral Ceilings 3:00 minutes
  8. Baseboard Heating 4:06 minutes
  9. Wall and Ceiling Heat 3:22 minutes
Additional Topics
  1. Curved Walls and Bump Outs 2:50 minutes
  2. Custom Tables 4:10 minutes
  3. Dimensions and Text 4:54 minutes
  4. Relative Coordinates 1:30 minutes
  5. Inserting Images 1:54 minutes
  6. Clerestory Walls and Windows 2:37 minutes
  7. Rotating Drawings 2:37 minutes
  8. Merging Rooms 1:42 minutes
Requirements:
  • Chrome 4.0 or greater, Internet Explorer / Microsoft Edge 9.0 or greater, Firefox 3.5 or greater, Safari 4.0 or greater, Opera 10.5 or greater.
  • Speakers with volume turned up.