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Re: [EnergyPlus_Support] transfer function of slat-type sunshade


Slat-type window shades are modeled using Material:WindowBlind.  See 
page 59 in the Input Output Reference, and page 88 in the Engineering 
Reference for more details.


On 7 Oct 2002, at 22:36, Xu-Lei wrote:

> Hi, all
> As I  want to calculate the solar radiation on a house, whose south
> surface is covered with glass with interior sunshades. And the
> sunshades are slat-type, other envelope is the usually type.
> I want to know the detail solar aborsorption by the sunshades and the
> exterior glass, and their convective heat transfer to the inside room
> air.
> I wonder if E+ can calculate the surface temperatures of the outside
> glass and the sunshades?
> Furthermore, is it OK, if do not use the transfer function to
> calculate the heat balance of glass and sunshades? Especially to the
> sunshades?
> Thanks very much.
> Lei
> Waseda University

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