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

Attributes: 

NameDescriptionRequiredTypeLen
OptionsMinMax
 nameName of the constructionY string40WIN1,WIN2,...WIN8 
  
 construction_methodConstruction method to use Y string20 custom  
 num_panesNumber of panes in glazing Y int   1 3
 u_valueU-value (conductance) of glazing Y float   0.01 5
 shgcSolar heat gain coefficient of glazing Y float   0 .87

Validation/Rules:
SHGC Cannot exceed 0.87 since shading coefficient must be < 1
Notes:

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