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Calculate SHGC OpenStudio

asked 2016-12-25 09:49:49 -0600

shahin1992 gravatar image

updated 2017-05-03 20:50:15 -0600

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

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answered 2016-12-26 15:36:32 -0600

If you are using Simple Glazing you can set the SHGC that you want to target as shown below.

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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.

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answered 2016-12-25 23:23:54 -0600

Adam Hilton gravatar image

Berkeley Lab WINDOW is one option.

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