Window U-value with blind, Energyplus

asked 2021-05-16 16:32:37 -0600

Lucille gravatar image

updated 2021-05-19 11:34:59 -0600

I have a double pane simple window with an in-between blind. How should I find out the u-value and SHGC of the glazing system when the blind is on? When I run the modeling the tables just show the u-value and SHGC for the glazing system without the blind.

Thank you for your suggestion.

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@Lucille please add a tag for the simulation tool that you are using so that others can provide better help.

Aaron Boranian gravatar image Aaron Boranian  ( 2021-05-16 18:25:51 -0600 )edit

I would simulate the blind as shading and the U value according to the glazing construction.

obuchely gravatar image obuchely  ( 2021-05-18 09:15:56 -0600 )edit

@obuchely Thanks for the suggestion, but I don't think it works. I have a horizontal blind 45 degree open. Is it possible to be modelled as a shade?

Lucille gravatar image Lucille  ( 2021-05-19 05:05:28 -0600 )edit

@Aaron Boranian, I retag the question, thanks!

Lucille gravatar image Lucille  ( 2021-05-19 05:07:18 -0600 )edit