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Why the glass walls behave as opaque walls in the designbuilder ?

asked 2018-03-29 08:18:42 -0500

andreea gravatar image

updated 2018-03-29 08:43:15 -0500

I have to simulate daylighting in an office building and the majority of the walls are glass, but when I make the simulation they behave as if they were opaque. I've tried every type of glass wall the program has and I had the same result. but if I put a solid wall in which I draw a window, it passes through the light and I get the results that I wish. the ideea is that I do not think it's a fair option and I do not know how to solve this problem.

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I never had this problem. Can you attach an image with the floor daylighting results.

banicu gravatar image banicu  ( 2018-03-30 00:47:47 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-03-30 03:52:18 -0500

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updated 2018-03-30 03:55:58 -0500

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I only have the image with the glass walls, and where I have marked it , is best seen that light does not pass through them. The type of glass used is: Glass-cellular sheet, but I have tried with other types and the result is the same.

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"Glass-cellular sheet" is a wall material (opaque wall). In order to make an internal window: select the internal wall and draw a window on it.

banicu gravatar image banicu  ( 2018-03-30 05:31:30 -0500 )edit

i will do that. thank you for your help

andreea gravatar image andreea  ( 2018-03-30 05:43:21 -0500 )edit

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