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How to apply construction for shading in the OS application?

asked 2016-05-28 01:37:22 -0500

updated 2016-05-29 09:30:50 -0500

I have applied my construction (P7) to the "Shading Surface 2" in the OS application, and It is showed in the Facility tab.

But I do not know why when I reopen the model in sketchup it does not show any construction for the "Shading Surface 2"?

I can do it individually but I would like to apply it in the OS application. image description

image description Thanks in advance for any help.

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answered 2016-05-30 02:49:55 -0500

In the case of the surface you are showing, it won't participate in heat transfer, therefore there's no point in assigning a construction to it. You should just assign it a transmittance schedule if need be.

Assigning a construction for shading is reserved in the case of window "coverings": inside or outside, or in-between glass layer.


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Questions of interest on Unmet Hours:

I/O reference Guide, sections of interest:

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@Julien Marrec, Thank you Julien for you answer.

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