Solar gains while windows are open for natural ventilation

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gkspl
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Location: New Delhi

Solar gains while windows are open for natural ventilation

Postby gkspl » Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:53 pm

I have a simple model with calculated natural ventilation which happens by opening of windows. But, if the windows are opened for natural ventilation then during that time step, the solar gains through the windows should also be high (window should act as hole with sidefins if opened left/right with SHGC ~1). There are many hours when the windows are opened for natural ventilation but the solar gain from window remains small.

I would like to understand how solar radiation gains are calculated when the windows are opened for natural ventilation?

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Prashant
SonoJyje
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Location: Bulgaria

Solar gains while windows are open for natural ventilation

Postby SonoJyje » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:59 pm

In project info,there are 3 ways to calculate ventilation .On of them is "Minimum".What do you mean by minimum?

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