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Model wall color in energyplus

asked 2023-03-01 10:43:04 -0500

updated 2023-03-01 17:53:19 -0500

Dear network, I am trying to model different wall colors for exterior of my building and check the impact. What would be the best parameter for that?

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Same question as this.

shorowit's avatar shorowit  ( 2023-03-01 12:20:57 -0500 )edit

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answered 2023-03-01 22:38:59 -0500

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check out the thermal and solar absorptance values that can be assigned to materials in the input/output reference. You'll have to understand what different 'colors' translate to in absorptance and emittance for the specific materials or coatings you're studying.
You might also check out the cool roof rating council (which includes cool walls) for some rated materials and coatings if you haven't already.

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This was really helpful. Thank you!

Udara Sachinthana's avatar Udara Sachinthana  ( 2023-03-13 12:28:22 -0500 )edit

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