[TRNSYS-users] shading calculation

David BRADLEY d.bradley at tess-inc.com
Mon Sep 30 11:25:14 PDT 2019


  Would it be possible to activate the detailed radiation model only for 
certain critical zones in the building? These might be zones that have a 
lot of windows for the given floor area.

kind regards,


On 09/24/2019 05:33, Karol BANDURSKI via TRNSYS-users wrote:
> Dear Experts,
> My goal is to get solar gain reaching each zone of my multiunit 
> residential building. I need to take into account shading of 
> surrounding buildings and self-shading.
> I have prepared appropriate model in SketcUp (.idf enclosed).
> It seems to me that .shm file is enough for my goal. But detailed beam 
> radiation calculation need also .ism file for each considered zone.
> My computer is not manage to create .ism files, I have only .shm file 
> (enclosed).
> Is there any way to get this solar gains, based only on .shm?
> Simplification of building model are not solution for me… (I have 
> simplified it as much as possible and each change of geometry could 
> generate whole model error).
> Kind regards,
> Karol Bandurski
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> Karol BANDURSKI M. Sc.
> Faculty of Civil and Environemntal Engeneering
> Division of Heating, Air Conditioning and Air Protection
> Poznan University of Technology
> www.put.poznan.pl/~karol. bandurski 
> <http://www.put.poznan.pl/~karol.bandurski>
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