Unmet Hours - RSS feedhttps://unmethours.com/questions/Question-and-Answer Resource for the Building Energy Modeling CommunityenMon, 26 Dec 2016 15:36:32 -0600Calculate SHGC OpenStudiohttps://unmethours.com/question/21788/calculate-shgc-openstudio/ i'm working on a school assignment to analyze the impact of Window type on Cooling, Heating and lighting Energy consumption. i realized that the available components " On OpenStudio software"are not enough for my study. i made some changes to the window material but i don't know how to calculate the final SHGC and VT of the new window after modifications? is it available in the software or how can i calculate it then? [here are the window material data](/upfiles/14826808674824459.png) Sun, 25 Dec 2016 09:49:49 -0600https://unmethours.com/question/21788/calculate-shgc-openstudio/Answer by David Goldwasser for <p>i'm working on a school assignment to analyze the impact of Window type on Cooling, Heating and lighting Energy consumption. i realized that the available components " On OpenStudio software"are not enough for my study. i made some changes to the window material but i don't know how to calculate the final SHGC and VT of the new window after modifications? is it available in the software or how can i calculate it then? <a href="/upfiles/14826808674824459.png">here are the window material data</a> </p>
https://unmethours.com/question/21788/calculate-shgc-openstudio/?answer=21797#post-id-21797If you are using Simple Glazing you can set the SHGC that you want to target as shown below.
![image description](/upfiles/1482788110257490.png)
If you are not using simple glazing then after your EnergyPlus simulation you can look at the Envelope Summary/ Exterior Fenestration table in 'eplustbl.html' file as shown below.
![image description](/upfiles/1482788168174148.png)Mon, 26 Dec 2016 15:36:32 -0600https://unmethours.com/question/21788/calculate-shgc-openstudio/?answer=21797#post-id-21797Answer by Adam Hilton for <p>i'm working on a school assignment to analyze the impact of Window type on Cooling, Heating and lighting Energy consumption. i realized that the available components " On OpenStudio software"are not enough for my study. i made some changes to the window material but i don't know how to calculate the final SHGC and VT of the new window after modifications? is it available in the software or how can i calculate it then? <a href="/upfiles/14826808674824459.png">here are the window material data</a> </p>
https://unmethours.com/question/21788/calculate-shgc-openstudio/?answer=21790#post-id-21790[Berkeley Lab WINDOW](https://windows.lbl.gov/software/window/window.html) is one option.Sun, 25 Dec 2016 23:23:54 -0600https://unmethours.com/question/21788/calculate-shgc-openstudio/?answer=21790#post-id-21790