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Effectiveness of solar shading for an office building

S. Treado

Effectiveness of solar shading for an office building

by S. Treado

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Published by U.S.Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementS. Treado, J. Barnett, W. Remmert ; sponsored by Design and Construction Division, General Services Administration... [et al].
SeriesNBS building science series -- 161
ContributionsBarnett, J., Remmert, W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19059602M

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Get this from a library. Effectiveness of solar shading for an office building. [S J Treado; J Barnett; W Remmert; United States. General Services Administration.

National Capital Region. Design and Construction Division.; United States. National Bureau of Standards.]. Effectiveness of solar shading for an office building Technical Report Treado, S. ; Barnett, J.

; Remmert, W. The impact of solar shading of windows on building energy consumption, energy costs and occupant comfort is examined for a typical office building. As a response to the local climate, shading building façades and improving natural ventilation are two important building design strategies that can reduce solar radiation, improve human comfort.

Careful choice of solar shading is required in buildings to allow good use of winter solar gain and daylighting without summer overheating. It may be needed to stop a building overheating, reduce cooling energy costs, prevent glare (particularly where computer. The fixed shading devices applied on the exterior facade of an office building and a hotel are seen in Fig.

1 and Effectiveness of solar shading for an office building book, respectively. Review of simulation modeling for shading devices in Author: Marie-Claude Dubois. Performance data is readily available for shading fabric.

Consider a popular fabric in a grey-white color and a particular type of glazing (e.g. low-e, argon filled, double-glazed unit), the ‘g’ value is when the fabric is installed on the exterior, but increases to when installed on the ‘g’ value is the sum of the direct and secondary solar transmittance into.

80% of the operating budget of a commercial office building is attributable to staff costs. Glare and discomfort due to overheating will result in loss of productivity and increased sick leave.

Smart Solar Shading provides a healthy and productive environment. External shading in particular can be a useful solution for reducing cooling demand and energy consumption because it directs solar heat away from the building before it has a chance to enter, says Irene Pau, a senior building envelope physicist in the facades team of Arup Facades’ Los Angeles office.

Nielsen MV, Svendsen S, Jensen LB. Quantifying the potential of automated dynamic solar shading in office buildings through integrated simulations of energy and daylight. Sol Energy ; [8] Palmero-Marrero AI, Oliveira AC. Evaluation of a solar thermal system using building louvre shading devices.

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Solar shading, is a form of solar control that can be used to optimise the amount of solar heat gain and visible light that is admitted into a building.

This can have a significant impact on the energy use of a building as well as on the thermal and visual comfort of occupants, protecting against overheating and glare on hot or sunny days. Solar Shading for Low Energy Use and Daylight Quality in Offices 12 1.

A literature review (state-of-the-art) of the research about solar shad-ing devices (Dubois, ); 2. Parametric studies of energy use for cooling/heating an office room with shading devices or solar-protective (tinted, reflective) glazing (Dubois,a, b); 3. As the UK’s leading solar shading specialist, Levolux was invited to develop a custom solution applied externally to a three-storey office building at the heart of the studio complex.

The building’s west-facing elevation, which features floor-to-ceiling glazing, extends more than 70 metres in length. A.3 Aesthetics – Shading Avenue of the Stars Project Draft EIR ENVEIR Page 93 August 3. Shading The effects of shading by one building upon another can be either positive or negative depending upon the site-specific circumstances of the properties involved.

A potential benefit of shading for adjacentFile Size: 17KB. Figure 2: Effect of an awning on solar shading in the summer and winter. Figure 2 shows the effectiveness of external shading on solar penetration. In this example the low sun angle on December 21st allows the sunlight to illuminate approximately 2/3 of the window and penetrate into the space.

On June 21st however no direct sun is striking theFile Size: 1MB. Importance and Advantages of Sun Shading Devices Maintain a comfortable indoor temperature. Shading is a simple method to block the sun before it can get into the building. Shading minimizes the incident solar radiation and cool the building effectively and hence dramatically affect building energy performance.

Reduce building peak heat gain. solar shading. A sculptural office crowns the solar-powered Stellar building in India. The 4,square-foot office building is set on a small corner site abutting a road junction in full view. The building evaluated is agross sq.

LEED Silver office building completed in and located in the Market District of San Francisco ().As an early example of the General Services Administration's Design Excellence Program, the project was designed to serve as a benchmark for sustainable building design through the efficient use of natural energy by: Solar PV Case Study The choice between shading survey methods and resultant variance of solar PV predictions.

In light of the new MCS shading requirements, The Solar Design Company performed an experiment to see how varying the accuracy of shading estimation affected the predicted outputs of a case-study solar PV comparison showed a 20% difference in Net Present Value (NPV. Solar Shading and Building Energy Use 6 6 Related work 81 Window design and energy use 81 Effect of daylighting on energy use 83 Daylighting calculation program 86 7 Discussion and conclusion 89 Summary 93 Properties of solar protective glazing and shading devices 93 Effect of solar shading on energy use and daylighting in buildings 95File Size: KB.

Most of the studies concern office buildings which, due to large glazed surfaces, require a careful analysis of the effectiveness of solar shading devices. However, some studies investigate the optimal combination of available types of windows and shading devices for homes and residential by: cooling concepts like shading are discussed in details: Solar shading Among all other solar passive cooling techniques solar shading is relevant to thermal cooling of buildings especially in a developing country owing to their cost effectiveness and easy to Size: KB.

Roller shades and other shading solutions can become an integral part of your office with the potential of meeting both the functional and aesthetic requirements of the building. Contact your local solar shading system provider to learn more about increasing your building’s energy efficiency and reducing energy consumption.