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How can I model fins?

asked 2017-01-28 05:35:01 -0500

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updated 2017-01-30 11:17:45 -0500

I understood how to model in Sketchup Plugin the overhangs, but how do you generate vertical or horizontal fins in Openstudio? I need a fast method to design them

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answered 2017-01-30 11:45:43 -0500

If by fins you just mean shading surfaces that are not typical overhangs, you can add them by manually drawing surfaces in the SketchUp plugin within a shading surface group. If by fins you are looking for something with thermal connection to the building, then you will need something other than shading surfaces.

If you wan to model these very fast, you draw many in single shading surface group, using SketchUp's native move tool to copy them. You could also create a user script or measure to automate the creation of these.

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