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### How to model different types of shadings in OpenStudio and EnergyPlus

Hi!

I have built my model in OpenStudio and tried to model different shading scenarios in OpenStudio and afterwards in EnergyPlus but couldn't. Would you please help me with that? I used "WindowProperty:ShadingControl" in EnergyPlus and the only type of shading which worked was "SwitchableGlazing" but When I try with other types such as Interior or Exterior shade or blind it fails.

I have already defined Shading and blind material and added it to construction of the window, but faces the error: GetHTSubSurfaceData: Window "SUB SURFACE 2" must not directly reference a Construction (i.e, "WINDOWS USED") with a shading device.

In FenestrationSurface:Detailed I have tried both referring and not referring to the defined shading control, but always face the above error.

Thanks a lot!

 2 retagged Neal Kruis 4520 ●6 ●15 http://bigladdersoftware.com/

### How to model different types of shadings in OpenStudio and EnergyPlus

Hi!

I have built my model in OpenStudio and tried to model different shading scenarios in OpenStudio and afterwards in EnergyPlus but couldn't. Would you please help me with that? I used "WindowProperty:ShadingControl" in EnergyPlus and the only type of shading which worked was "SwitchableGlazing" but When I try with other types such as Interior or Exterior shade or blind it fails.

I have already defined Shading and blind material and added it to construction of the window, but faces the error: GetHTSubSurfaceData: Window "SUB SURFACE 2" must not directly reference a Construction (i.e, "WINDOWS USED") with a shading device.

In FenestrationSurface:Detailed I have tried both referring and not referring to the defined shading control, but always face the above error.

Thanks a lot!

 3 retagged Neal Kruis 4520 ●6 ●15 http://bigladdersoftware.com/

### How to model different types of shadings in OpenStudio and EnergyPlus

Hi!

I have built my model in OpenStudio and tried to model different shading scenarios in OpenStudio and afterwards in EnergyPlus but couldn't. Would you please help me with that? I used "WindowProperty:ShadingControl" in EnergyPlus and the only type of shading which worked was "SwitchableGlazing" but When I try with other types such as Interior or Exterior shade or blind it fails.

I have already defined Shading and blind material and added it to construction of the window, but faces the error: GetHTSubSurfaceData: Window "SUB SURFACE 2" must not directly reference a Construction (i.e, "WINDOWS USED") with a shading device.

In FenestrationSurface:Detailed I have tried both referring and not referring to the defined shading control, but always face the above error.

Thanks a lot!

 4 retagged __AmirRoth__ 4388 ●5 ●16 http://bleedinggreenna...

### How to model different types of shadings in OpenStudio and EnergyPlus

Hi!

I have built my model in OpenStudio and tried to model different shading scenarios in OpenStudio and afterwards in EnergyPlus but couldn't. Would you please help me with that? I used "WindowProperty:ShadingControl" in EnergyPlus and the only type of shading which worked was "SwitchableGlazing" but When I try with other types such as Interior or Exterior shade or blind it fails.

I have already defined Shading and blind material and added it to construction of the window, but faces the error: GetHTSubSurfaceData: Window "SUB SURFACE 2" must not directly reference a Construction (i.e, "WINDOWS USED") with a shading device.

In FenestrationSurface:Detailed I have tried both referring and not referring to the defined shading control, but always face the above error.

Thanks a lot!

 5 No.5 Revision Julien Marrec 26508 ●37 ●69 http://www.effibem.com/

### How to model different types of shadings in OpenStudio and EnergyPlus

Hi!

I have built my model in OpenStudio and tried to model different shading scenarios in OpenStudio and afterwards in EnergyPlus but couldn't. Would you please help me with that? couldn't.

I used "WindowProperty:ShadingControl" WindowProperty:ShadingControl in EnergyPlus and the only type of shading which worked was "SwitchableGlazing" SwitchableGlazing but When I try with other types such as Interior or Exterior shade or blind it fails.

I have already defined Shading and blind material and added it to construction of the window, but faces the error:

GetHTSubSurfaceData: Window "SUB SURFACE 2" must not directly reference a Construction (i.e, "WINDOWS USED") with a shading device.device.


In FenestrationSurface:Detailed FenestrationSurface:Detailed I have tried both referring and not referring to the defined shading control, but always face the above error.