Download a copy of the Design Guide, Version 4.0

Please note that this "zipped" Design Guide file-size is over 16 Mb.  If you are using a 56k modem, download times may exceed 20 minutes.  If you prefer to receive a copy by mail, please click here.  

(You may want to print this page for reference during the installation process.)

Minimum Software Requirements:

- Operating System:  Microsoft™ Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, or XP (our apologies to MAC-users).

- Browser:  Microsoft™ Internet Explorer 5.0 or later.

Steps for Design Guide Installation:

1.  Download and save the zipped Design Guide file,, to your desktop.  

2.  Un-bundle by double-clicking the file on your desktop.  You will be prompted to choose a directory location prior to un-bundling this file.  Note this location and proceed. 

3.  Go to the directory location where you un-bundled in step #2.

4.  Double click setup.exe.

5.  Follow screen instruction prompts. 

6.  Once installed, you can either delete all installation files (in un-bundled directory location) or copy them to a CD for further distribution.

Download the Design Guide now by clicking here. 


Geoffrey C. Bell, PE

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


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This page last updated 07 October 2003

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