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Glazing Construction

Class Name: glazing_construction

Description: Contains the attributes of parts of the building that pass light, such as windows and skylights.

Parent Class: Building

Number of Instances: 1...N


Name Description Required Type Len
Options Min Max
 name Name of the construction Y  string 40 WIN1,WIN2,...WIN8
 construction_method Construction method to use  Y  string 20  custom    
 num_panes Number of panes in glazing  Y  int      1  3
 u_value U-value (conductance) of glazing  Y  float      0.01  5
 shgc Solar heat gain coefficient of glazing  Y  float      0  .87

SHGC Cannot exceed 0.87 since shading coefficient must be < 1

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