Modeling an operable EXTERIOR shade

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tutu10
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Modeling an operable EXTERIOR shade

Postby tutu10 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:14 am

Is it possible to model an operable shade exactly as you would an indoor shade except outside? How does this affect how one would model it? I'm trying to model operable external shades which cover the top portion of large curtain walls but TRACE only offers internal shades, fins, and overhangs.
Luis Sousa
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Re: Modeling an operable EXTERIOR shade

Postby Luis Sousa » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:07 pm

Hi

Yes, you can model external window shading by selecting the 'Window shading' > Position ="3- outside".
See Program help "Position" section:
http://www.designbuilder.co.uk/helpv6.0 ... rnal_1.htm

BR,
Luis

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