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CBECC-Com material not in library

asked 2014-11-04 18:36:14 -0500

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updated 2015-07-10 09:14:30 -0500

What if a material being used in my design is not listed in the CEC/CBECC-Com material library?

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answered 2014-11-05 11:31:55 -0500

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updated 2014-11-06 13:29:05 -0500

You will need to select a material from the library with similar thermal properties to the material being used. You can find the material library in spreadsheet form as part of the CBECC-Com installation in the C:\Users(your username)\Documents\CBECC-Com 2013 Data\Documents\RulesetSource\CEC 2013 Nonres\Rules\Tables folder of your computer.

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Can users add their own materials - assuming all data is put in? E.G. CEC has 559 materials, the S901G_2010 (ASHRAE 90.1 App G?) has 585. Also, there are many exterior finishes not in these two libraries.

chrisD's avatar chrisD  ( 2015-03-06 17:28:06 -0500 )edit

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