Engineering CAPS® 4.43

CAPS® has been updated. Find out about the latest features and newest products to assist you in choosing the best product for your application.




    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)

    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


        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   
        • Overhead Fan - High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) 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




        All USA-Manufactured Products



        Axial Fans
        Ceiling Fans
        Centrifugal Fans
        Commercial Inline and Rooftop Fans
        Laboratory & Fume Exhaust Fans
        Overhead Fans - High Volume Low Speed (HVLS)
        Power Roof Ventilators and Roof Curbs (PRV)
        Tubular Inline Fans

        Conditioning and Ventilation

        Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)
        Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV)
        Kitchen Ventilation Systems (KVS)
        Make-up Air (MUA)

        Air Control




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