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Restrict Shadows of A Shading Surface to a Subsurface

asked 2015-05-26 08:33:48 -0500

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updated 2020-01-26 11:49:38 -0500

Hi, I am modelling a window in a Very thick wall(70cm). and my Windows Have a setback of(65cm) from the Exterior Side. to produce the Shading and thermal effect I Used a Shading group, but i didn't want any shadows on the adjacent wall or windows.

Does The "Shaded Object Name" in Shading Surfaces' Edit Group Do the trick and somehow Restrict Shadows only to the Window. I noticed it being an almost new addition to Openstudio but couldn't find much about it.

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ericringold's avatar ericringold  ( 2015-05-26 12:02:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-05-26 09:19:19 -0500

Look into modeling the windows with a WindowProperty:FrameAndDivider object (details here) to specify reveal depth, rather than using shading objects. A guide to using these in OpenStudio can be found here.

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