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If the building is existing, substitute the maximum probable occupancy from Step 1 with the actual current (or estimated) occupancy level. Current LMH No. 15 L/day) Step 4 Size the equipment. Follow Steps A and B, below, for either “Instantaneous Systems” or “Generation and Storage Systems,” depending on the equipment used. Instantaneous systems For either an instantaneous, DHW-only system or a tankless coil in a combination heating DHW boiler, follow the two steps below. First find the system load in gallons per hour (gph) (liters per hour [L/h]) based on the peak 5-min demand.