This input is only meaningful if an advanced or simple shading device mode has been chosen under BUILDING -> shading device mode. The input determines the way the dynamic shading device is operated. The following shading device control strategies are supported:
Supported Shading Device Control Strategies
Manually Operated Blinds
|This system corresponds to the standard internal Venetian blind system commonly found throughout North America.||1 manual_blinds|
Ideally commissioned automated blind system. The blinds are fully lowered to avoid glare as soon as direct sunlight above 50 Wm-2 hits the work place. The blinds are re-opened as soon as the glare criteria is no longer met.
|no blinds||This scenario is unrealistic in most office settings as blinds or comparable devices are usually necessary to provide glare protection from direct sunlight. Please choose this option thoughtfully.||0 no_blinds|