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transmittance values for different transmittance schedule name

asked 2018-03-08 08:34:31 -0500

updated 2018-03-08 12:45:52 -0500


I create a shading surface to imitate tree shadow and I want to give the surface a transmittance value. I look at the document, it says" The name of a schedule of solar transmittance values from 0.0 to 1.0 for the shading surface". But in Openstudio, the choices of the name are: Large Office ClgSetp, Large Office Htgsetg, Medium Office ClgSetp, etc. image description

I wonder what are the transmittance values for each name? I cannot find this information anywhere.

Thanks for help in advance!

Sincerely, Meiwen Zhou

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answered 2018-03-08 13:26:12 -0500

The schedules listed, are schedules that just happen to be in your model. Those schedules in particular have temperature values. You want to make a new fractional schedule (values between 0 and 1, with 0 being opaque, and 1 being transparent). You can name it anything you like.

The green button at the bottom left of the Schedules Tab view will make a new schedule.

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Thanks for your quick answer!!!!! Really helpful. :)'s avatar  ( 2018-03-08 16:00:32 -0500 )edit

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