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How to include heat losses due to thermal bridges?

Hi, I'm a student and I started use OpenStudio recently, so sorry if I miss some basic knowledge about it. Clearly it's not necessary to create beams and columns in the OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin to simulate the energy performance... but I don't understand how to include heat losses due to thermal bridges because in my case they are significant. It's a single family apartment alterning a concrete frame of beams and coloumns withouth insulation with no-structural insulated bricks walls .. do you think that a good way is modelling walls accounting of overall U-Value (U-Walls * area fraction + U-FrameStructure * area fraction) changing one or more conductivity field to match my target U-value or is there another way that I'm missing, for example the possibility to add thermal bridge coefficient (Ψ-value) ?

I've checked this previous answered questions : https://unmethours.com/question/1304/how-to-design-the-columns-and-beams/?comment=1923#comment-1923 https://unmethours.com/question/1821/how-to-include-thermal-bridges-in-the-analysis/

thank you in advance for your help

How to include heat losses due to thermal bridges?

Hi, I'm a student and I started use OpenStudio recently, so sorry if I miss some basic knowledge about it. Clearly it's not necessary to create beams and columns in the OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin to simulate the energy performance... but I don't understand how to include heat losses due to thermal bridges because in my case they are significant. It's a single family apartment alterning a concrete frame of beams and coloumns withouth insulation with no-structural insulated bricks walls .. do you think that a good way is modelling walls accounting of overall U-Value (U-Walls * area fraction + U-FrameStructure * area fraction) changing one or more conductivity field to match my target U-value or is there another way that I'm missing, for example the possibility to add thermal bridge coefficient (Ψ-value) ?

I've checked this previous answered questions : https://unmethours.com/question/1304/how-to-design-the-columns-and-beams/?comment=1923#comment-1923 https://unmethours.com/question/1821/how-to-include-thermal-bridges-in-the-analysis/

thank you in advance for your help

How to include heat losses due to thermal bridges?

Hi, I'm a student and I started use OpenStudio recently, so sorry if I miss some basic knowledge about it. Clearly it's not necessary to create beams and columns in the OpenStudio SketchUp Plugin to simulate the energy performance... but I don't understand how to include heat losses due to thermal bridges because in my case they are significant. It's a single family apartment alterning a concrete frame of beams and coloumns withouth insulation with no-structural insulated bricks walls .. do you think that a good way is modelling walls accounting of overall U-Value (U-Walls * area fraction + U-FrameStructure * area fraction) changing one or more conductivity field to match my target U-value or is there another way that I'm missing, for example the possibility to add thermal bridge coefficient (Ψ-value) ?

I've checked this previous answered questions : https://unmethours.com/question/1304/how-to-design-the-columns-and-beams/?comment=1923#comment-1923 https://unmethours.com/question/1821/how-to-include-thermal-bridges-in-the-analysis/

thank you in advance for your help