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Balconies in Sketch Up

asked 2019-11-22 04:02:33 -0600

arnespandau's avatar

updated 2020-01-07 17:31:09 -0600

Hello Users, I want to add balconies to my building. These balconies should throw shadow on my building too. Which way is the easiest to create balconies in Sketch Up Make 2017 with openstudio plugin? I dont need a railing or something, just a surface coming out of my building. Regards, Arne

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answered 2019-11-22 06:03:15 -0600

Petros Dalavouras's avatar

The best way would be to just create a New Shading Surface Group and draw the surface of your balcony. Moreover, you should account for the thermal bridge of your balcony by increasing accordingly the U-Value of the equivalent wall

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Thanks a lot. In my case the balconies are not fixed directly to the wall. So there is no thermal bridge. That why I dont have to change the U-Value I think.

arnespandau's avatar arnespandau  ( 2019-11-26 04:20:43 -0600 )edit

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