What is the impact of various shading strategies on building energy use and mechanical savings??

Rushyan Yen - February 01, 2021

Medium span (30 seconds)

What is the impact of various shading strategies on building energy use and mechanical savings??

What is this graphic showing? Describe the different parts of the graphic and how it communicates the data.

This graphic shows an analysis of various solar shading strategies using a radiance grid overlaid on 3D building massing as well as details on the EUI reduction and Mechanical cost.

Subjects

  • Building Massing
  • EUI (Energy Use Intensity)
  • Window shading/sun control

Is this part of the ASHRAE-209 cycle?

  • Cycle 5 Design Refinement

What tools were used for the simulation analysis?

  • DIVA

What tools did you use to create the graphic?

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop

What was successful and/or unique about the graphic in how it communicates information?

It lays multiple analysis information onto a single graphic in order to guide design decisions.

Is there anything else you would like to mention?

Supplementary Graphics

Included in the competition:

Solar Shading and Building Performance
Solar Shading and Building Performance

January 7, 2021-February 8, 2021