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what means 'solar' option?

asked 2018-06-11 07:48:55 -0600

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updated 2018-06-11 13:57:36 -0600

does anyone know if the 'solar' option from the window shading means solar tracking?image description

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answered 2018-06-11 11:21:18 -0600

This input section in DesignBuilder maps to the WindowProperty:ShadingControl object in EnergyPlus.

The 4-Solar option in DesignBuilder represents OnIfHighSolarOnWindow: Shading is on if beam plus diffuse solar radiation incident on the window exceeds SetPoint (W/m2) and schedule, if specified, allows shading.

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