Data input is interactive (mouse driven) via WINDOWS dialogue boxes, selection lists drop down lists and entry fields on a series of screens running through general Project information to individual space data and for all the building services plant, capacities, operating schedules, etc. Buttons on the toolbar and special keys allow the user to copy individual values, columns of data or complete screens from space to space or system to system.
Context sensitive help guides the user through all the data entry fields.
Graphical displays are provided for schedules, adjacent shading, external walls and roofs, air handling and primary plant and these provide a convenient visual check for the user as the data is being entered.
Provision is also available to directly import data from the ACADS-BSG A.C. Load
Estimation Program CAMEL and most of the ALOADS@ input screen have been deliberately made to look similar to the CAMEL screens