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17_Shading%20Requirements_GB_2007-slides

17_Shading%20Requirements_GB_2007-slides - Solar Radiation...

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Solar Radiation, Window Properties & Shading Analysis Arch 140, Lecture #17 Tuesday, March 13, 2007
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What happens to solar radiation intercepted by the earth’s atmosphere? Direct Beam 50% (Diffuse) Solar constant = 430 Btu/hr-ft 2
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1. The Solar Constant 2. Earth’s Movement 3. Location on Earth 4. Surface Tilt & Orientation 5. Weather / Climate Patterns 6. Microclimatic Shading 7. Surface Shading Devices 8. Transmission through Glazing 9. Surface Absorption Solar Modifiers
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