[Equest-users] wwr calculation
pasha.pkconsulting at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 13:03:59 PDT 2011
It doesn't change for unconditioned or conditioned. It is only a function of gross wall area (ft2) and window area (ft2). Don't think too hard about this. You are looking for a needle in the wrong haystack. This one is straight forward with no tricks...
WWR is for whole bldg not space by space.
On Oct 19, 2011, at 12:20 PM, deepika khowal <deepika.khowal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Pasha
> yes , i have been using LV-d report.
> Am confused how it work for an unconditioned space.
> On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 11:01 AM, PKConsulting <pasha.pkconsulting at gmail.com> wrote:
> It should be the gross wall area for everything above ground. Use the lv-d report to find the numbers to calculate the overall WWR for your entire bldg. There is a summary page at the end of the lv-d report. Look for the line called-'all walls'. You can use those numbers to calc WWR percentage.
> On Oct 19, 2011, at 11:39 AM, deepika khowal <deepika.khowal at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all
> > I have a question about calculating WWR.
> > for example, if the south wall area is 700sf and total window area is 70sf then the WWR should be 10%.
> > but if 50% of south wall is part of a garage and is unconditioned, then in calculating WWR , should I include only the wall area for conditioned space or it should include complete facade?
> > Thanks
> > Deepika
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