Investigating glazing system simulated results with real measurements
Luther, M; Anderson, TN; Brain, T
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Over the past decades there has been a great deal of research related to simulation programs that calculate glazing thermal performance. In this study, several glazing systems were designed using VISION 3 (University of Waterloo, 1992) and WINDOW-6 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2010). The systems were fabricated and experimentally tested in-situ for a summer month. It was found that in most cases the predicted results of the glass temperature matched those measured,though slight discrepancies were observed during periods of high solar radiation, particularly for more complex systems and systems with shading devices.