Right-Way® Blog


As the leading HVAC software for performing load calculations and duct designs since the 80's, Wrightsoft continues to strive for excellence by incorporating new features to our software, and providing educational opportunities for customers to improve their skills. The Right-Way® Blog was created to tackle a variety of topics while reaching customers in a new format.


MiTek-Wrightsoft's Marketing Girl Friday Blog

MiTek Wrightsoft has a new podcast called I Love HVAC. Our first interview is with Colleen Keyworth. Colleen was one of 2019's Top 40 under 40 for the HVAC Industry featured in The News Magazine. She has many marketing insights for contractors who are new to the industry as well as those who have been around for a long time. Listen Now!

TIP of the WEEK: Ever been overwhelmed with all the equipment options you could potentially choose? This tip will help you narrow your choices. Check it out. It's a real time saver!  

TIP of the WEEK: How to Draw a Duct to Cross Over or Under Another Duct in Right-Draw® Draw a duct up to the point where you want it to cross over or go under another duct.  From the Drawing Menu (at the top of the screen) select “Split Intersect Ducts” and uncheck this function. This will allow you to cross over or go under another duct. Remember when you are finished to go back to ...

In the old days, the HVAC industry just accepted the Ductulator's biggest limitation which was its inability to change the friction rate setting. The Ductulator might have been a great tool to use as part of the Manual D process before Right-Suite® Universal was launched, but as technology has evolved, so has the need for HVAC Professionals to be more precise with all their design choices - including ductwork. Right-Suite® Universal’s Right-D® capabilities altered the status quo ...

Have you ever asked yourself, “In what world does replacing like for like not make sense?” Read at Your Own Risk Disclaimer: Let’s start this article the Right-Way®… Implying the average HVAC Contractor doesn’t run into plenty of AOR situations where replacing like for like is perfectly appropriate, and the best solution, is simply foolhardy. It’s like asking Democrats and Republicans to agree on a topic or like asking Bruins hockey fans to route for ...

Selecting the appropriate HVAC equipment for an AOR job can be compared to the work of a master chef. He whips the eggs just so. He tosses in a pinch of this spice and that spice, and cooks the eggs at a specific temperature. Cheese and other special ingredients are added. Voilà. The outcome is omelette perfection to tantalize the taste buds. It’s a form of art. Surprisingly (or not surprisingly), a simple omelette ...

We live in a high-tech society where everything is constantly changing. Business owners are bombarded with calls from salespeople offering a thousand new methods for increasing their bottom line. Solutions like FB ads, PPC (PayPerClick), and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) have become commonplace. Hearing about how the IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) is influencing our lives is still somewhat novel. Yet, no matter how tech-savvy we become, there always seems to ...

After a recent visit to Wrightsoft’s office in Lexington, as I was driving back to Boston International Airport to fly home, my iPhone’s Map App decided it was not going to function properly. For those who are not familiar with Boston, it is a large city with a lot of history. It’s not as cut and dry to drive anywhere as it might seem. I’ve been to cities where any person on the street ...

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