Drawing a Vertical Duct
 
 
 
  1. Click Home tabHVAC panel (Duct), and select a type from the Type Selector.
    NoteYou can also select the Draw Duct tool from the shortcut menu that displays when you right-click a connector on an existing component.
  2. In the drawing area, click to establish a start point for the duct.
  3. Click Place Duct tabPlacement Tools (Connect Automatically).
  4. On the Options Bar, specify an Offset that is above or below the start point, click Apply.

    A vertical segment is automatically created, extending from the original offset to the newly applied offset. You can draw horizontal segments to continue the run at the new offset, or click Modify to place only the vertical segment.

From an existing component

  1. Right-click a connector on an existing duct, flex duct, duct fitting, air terminal, or mechanical equipment, and click Draw Duct.
  2. Click Place Duct tabPlacement Tools (Connect Automatically).
  3. Press Space to assume the size and elevation of the existing component.
  4. On the Options Bar, specify an Offset that is above or below the start point, click Apply, and click Modify.

    A vertical segment is automatically created, extending from the original offset to the newly applied offset. You can draw horizontal segments to continue the run at the new offset, or click Modify to place only the vertical segment.

When drawing duct from a component with multiple stacked connectors, a Select Connector dialog displays to let you specify which connector to use.

From a horizontal duct run

  1. On the Options Bar, specify the Offset for the duct and draw a horizontal duct segment, click to specify an end point for the horizontal segment, then on the Options Bar, specify a different Offset, and click Apply.

    A vertical segment is added from the connector on the horizontal segment to the specified Offset.

  2. Click Modify or continue the run.