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asked 2021-02-09 09:18:40 -0500

J Monteiro's avatar

Can OS similate blind controle. For example, can a interior blind curtain be activate according with radiation incident on the surface? In the case of for example the radiation is higher than 300 W/m2 the blind is activate.

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answered 2021-02-09 22:56:57 -0500

updated 2021-02-09 22:57:27 -0500

Shade controls in EnergyPlus should do what you want. Here it is demonstrated in the SketchUp Plugin, but it is also accessible in the OpenStudio Application. Go to the Spaces tab, then sub-surfaces, and then shading control.

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@David Goldwasser is the SketchUp Plugin link outdated? Because the "Shading Control Name" parameter doesn't appear to me anymore in the OpebStudio Inspector (I'm using the Version 1.1.0 of the SketchUp Plugin).

Adrià González-Esteve's avatar Adrià González-Esteve  ( 2021-02-10 05:09:05 -0500 )edit

@David Goldwasser thanks. How can I change the threshold that makes shading activate.

J Monteiro's avatar J Monteiro  ( 2021-02-11 02:29:35 -0500 )edit

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