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    Hi Brian, Thanks for your question, in Hero v3.1 the NCC/ABCB Climate Zone is based off the default NCC/ABCB Climate Zone for the NatHERS Climate Zone so there are occasions as you say where that d...

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    Cooking

    The Cooktop type and Oven type of a home must be entered to complete a NatHERS WoH Rating. While it is a non regulated load and doesn't contribute to the WoH Rating it can constitute a reasonable p...

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    Hot Water systems (HWS)

    Hot water is typically one of the largest energy demands of a home, and is a key part of the NatHERS WoH scheme. There are a variety of different selectable hot-water systems and efficiency levels ...

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    Heating and Cooling Appliances (HVAC)

    13/03/24 Please note this page is in the process of being updated and will be finalised shortly.   One of the main appliance categories assessed for NatHERS Whole of Home (WoH) is Heating and Cooli...

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    Hero Costs and Certificate Fees

      Hero operates a simple pricing structure designed to make Hero as accessible for all user types. Hero is completely free to register, download and use on a general basis. Our Hero-101 training pr...

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    Hourly Results Viewer

    The Results Viewer allows you to view and analyse the hourly temperature and heating & cooling energy results of your Chenath simulations within Hero. You can watch the Hero v3.1 Webinar section on...

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    Thermal Comfort

    Overview You can watch the Hero v3.1 Webinar section on Thermal Comfort at the 27:46 timestamp below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GDotcnaY2c&t=1666s   The Thermal Comfort feature comprises th...

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    Optimisation

    The Optimise View of Hero allows you to setup powerful and diverse batch simulations of your Hero project. You can watch the Hero v3.1 Webinar section on Optimisation at the 45:48 timestamp below: ...

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    New v3.1 Training

    The Hero-101 training course has been updated with several new Hero v3.1 training articles. You must complete this training module to remain Accredited and up to date in your training. Access the T...

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    NatHERS Profiles (2019 & 2022)

    Chenath simulations when run in NatHERS Regulatory Mode run on a standard simulation profile for various properties such as: the heating and cooling setpoint temperatures for each zone-type based ...

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