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Carrier eDesign Software Hourly Analysis Program v4.91 Release Sheet


Hourly Analysis Program (HAP) v4.91 replaces HAP v4.90


Hourly Analysis Program v4.91 includes the following changes:

• Added data for LEED template Table 1.4.2A (Envelope and Glazing Data) to the LEED 2009 EAC1 report.

• Revised the Zone Sizing Summary report to group data more effectively for different equipment selection applications.

• Revised the Air System Sizing Summary report to clarify content for dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) applications.

• Revised printing workflow throughout the program to give users more control over printing options and standardize how those options are presented.

• Added a new Documentation menu with options for displaying the Quick Reference Guide, standards compliance documents, and other information.

• Added at template project archive containing ASHRAE 90.1-2010 constructions, ASHRAE 90.1-2010 Appendix G baseline system types, and ASHRAE default schedules.

• Added the ability to specify a custom prefix when duplicating a building with spaces and equipment

• Corrected 15 problems identified in HAP v4.90.

For further details, see the HAP v4.91 new features document and the "What's New" section of the HAP help system.


To install HAP v4.91 please use the procedures listed below. When installing to a network server, please refer to the document Installing and Operating Carrier Software on Networks.

Make sure your computer meets the minimum requirements:

• Hard Disk Space:

• Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

• X-Builder Framework:

Full Install: Max 300 megabytes. Typical: 100 megabytes.

v1.05s or later.

Use the following procedure to download and install the software:

• You received an e-mail from Carrier Software Systems containing links for downloading Carrier X Builder Framework and HAP installation software, and providing your customer number and access code.

• Close all other programs that are currently running.

• If you do not already have Carrier X Builder installed on your computer, use the download link and instructions in the e-mail to download and install the software.

• Use the download link and instructions in the e-mail to download and launch installation of HAP.

• During installation, you will be required to enter the customer number and access code provided in the e-mail. Without these codes, the software will not install. Note that the access code is specific to your company and this version of the software. Access codes for other versions of the program will not work. Use the following procedure to run HAP:

• From the Windows desktop, click the Start button and choose the “All Programs” menu.

• Choose the “Carrier E-CAT and E20-II Programs” group on the All Programs menu and then click on the “Hourly Analysis Program 4.91” item in this group.

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Carrier eDesign Software Hourly Analysis Program v4.91 Release Sheet



1. HAP v4.91 will automatically replace HAP v4.90. It is not necessary to uninstall HAP v4.90 prior to installing


2. Data from HAP v4.90 is usable by HAP v4.91 immediately. No conversion is needed.

3. Data from HAP versions v4.0 thru v4.8 can be converted for use in HAP v4.9 using the “Convert HAP v4.x Data” option on the Project Menu. Data can be converted from an active project or an archive file. Please refer to the program help system (section 1.5) for details.


An electronic copy of the HAP Quick Reference Guide, in PDF format, is installed with HAP. It can be displayed using an option on the Documentation menu. This manual includes an overview of the program, tutorials, example problems and application advice.

The program’s help system provides complete documentation for the program. This includes a copy of the material from the manual plus detailed discussions of program inputs, reports and calculation procedures. The help system can be launched from the Help Menu, the Help button on the program toolbar, and by pressing the [F1] key.