How to model ETFE material in E+?

asked 2017-01-13 09:56:39 -0500

NasimMirian gravatar image

updated 2017-01-19 06:30:14 -0500

I am trying to model a Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) roof with EnergyPlus. Does anyone have any experience using ETFE material with EnergyPlus? Any kind of hint or starting point would be helpful.

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What aspects are you unsure about? Drawing the geometry? Accounting for structural edges? Material properties?

Aaron Boranian gravatar image Aaron Boranian  ( 2017-01-13 13:46:04 -0500 )edit

Geometry and structural edges are my concerns. and also which E+ object is better to represent the material properties and U-factor? what if I use a three layer cushion? How can I differentiate them from the simple glass in terms of long wave radiation?

NasimMirian gravatar image NasimMirian  ( 2017-01-15 23:30:29 -0500 )edit

Has anyone found a solution for this?

rafael.alonso gravatar image rafael.alonso  ( 2019-02-21 13:01:25 -0500 )edit