[Bldg-sim] interstitial blinds shading
chris.malcolm.yates at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 10:51:59 PDT 2014
It is primarily on heat gain and operative temp near to the glazing. I
wasn't aware that BSDF was limited to daylight - need to read the e+
documents with my glasses on next time!
Sent from my Android device. Please excuse typos, etc.
On 5 Aug 2014 17:48, "Michael Hsueh" <mhsueh at integralgroup.com> wrote:
> That's an interesting question -- I haven't done any modeling of
> interstitial blinds myself, but I think that Window might be able to do
> this? I know that it has functionality for modeling "advanced shading",
> though I haven't personally explored it much. Someone else who is
> well-versed in that program can weigh in on this.
> Would be good to get some clarification on your question though -- you
> mentioned the BSDF, which so far as I know is mainly used in a daylight
> modeling context. Are you mainly interested in the daylight quality aspects
> of interstitial blinds, or are you thinking mostly about SHGC and
> subsequent cooling energy in the space? If the latter, I think a simple
> calc/model would likely get you close enough without needing to delve into
> too much detail.
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> On Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 9:21 AM, Chris Yates <chris.malcolm.yates at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I'm aware that there is some cutting edge stuff being done on this. I am
>> interested in this, but also in commercial modeller's experiences - i.e.
>> mainstream practice.
>> I'd just like to throw a few questions out there:
>> 1. Does anybody model these regularly?
>> 2. What are the merits of simple vs more computationally expensive
>> modelling methods (e.g. Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Function)?
>> 3. Are there any well recognized (i.e. mature/ main stream) standards
>> covering blind/ shade glazing combinations?
>> 4. What are the relative merits (if any) of expressing Blind /
>> glazing combinations as a simple SHGC? Or is this outside the remit of the
>> standard completely?
>> 5. What are your experiences of glazing suppliers providing accurate
>> Kind regards
>> Chris Yates
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