Kyle B. just announced on the duiscussion groups a newly available Autodesk LABS extension. The MEP Analysis Extension contains 25 HVAC utilities for sizing duct work, sizing piping, sizing HVAC equipment, calculating cooling and heating loads for commercial and residential buildings, calculating psychrometric properties of air, performing U-Value calculations, sizing electrical wire, and much more, all in the name of saving energy and the environment.
Available as a Technology Preview feature, the Extension is programmed to expire within 30 days of installation.
Autodesk is looking for feedback to help them make better products.
The technology preview will run through October 31, 2008.