Print Building Definition

The section describes what is printed when Print Building Definition is checked in the Print Load Calculations dialog box.

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Roof Types

The Roof Types table lists information about the roof types that are used in the project. Each roof type is listed in a row. Only roof types that are used in a floor or a room are displayed in the table.

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Roof Type: Set using the Roof Type field in the the Roof Project Schedule command. If are not sure where a particular roof type is used in your project, look at the Roofs table below. The location where the roof type is used is listed there.

U-Value: Set using the U-Value field in the the Roof Project Schedule command.

ASHRAE Type: Set using the ASHRAE Roof Type field in the the Roof Project Schedule command.

Color: Set using the Color field in the the Roof Project Schedule command.

Description: Set using the Description field in the the Roof Project Schedule command.

Roofs

The Roofs table lists each individual roof in the project. Each floor that has a roof assigned is listed. Each room that has a roof type that is different from the floor it is on is listed.

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Location: The floor or room that has a roof.

Floors that have the Roof field checked in the Floor List command will be listed.

Rooms that have the Roof override field checked in the Edit Rooms command will be listed.

Type: The roof type assigned to the floor or room.

For a floor, this is set using the Roof Type field in the Floor List command.

For a room, this is set using the Roof Type field in the Edit Rooms command.

Area: The area of the roof.

For a floor, the area is the sum of the areas of the rooms in the floor. The area of some rooms might not be included depending upon the settings in the Roof section in the Edit Rooms command.

For a room, the area is based upon the settings in the Roof section in the Edit Rooms command.

Wall Types

The Wall Types table lists information about the wall types that are used in the project. Each wall type is listed in a row. Only wall types that are used are displayed in the table.

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Wall Type: Set using the Wall Type field in the the Wall Project Schedule command. If are not sure where a particular wall type is used in your project, look at the Walls table below. The location where the wall type is used is listed there.

U-Value: Set using the U-Value field in the the Wall Project Schedule command.

ASHRAE Type: Set using the ASHRAE Wall Type field in the the Wall Project Schedule command.

Color: Set using the Color field in the the Wall Project Schedule command.

Description: Set using the Description field in the the Wall Project Schedule command.

Walls

The Walls table lists each individual wall in the project.

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Room Number: Rooms that contain walls that have the Heat Transfer and Solar Gain (Wall) field selected in the Query Wall command will be listed.

Walls that have the Lower Wall Type field checked in the Query Wall command will have two lines in the table: one for the upper wall type and one for the lower wall type.

Length: The length of the wall, based upon the length of the wall in the drawing.

Height: The default wall height is set using the Floor-to-floor Height field in the Floor List command. It can also be set using the Wall Height field in the Query Wall command.

Walls that have the Lower Wall Type field checked in the Query Wall command will have the height of the upper and lower wall listed. The height of the lower wall is set using the Lower Wall Height field. The height of the upper wall is the height of the wall minus the lower wall height. The height of the wall is set using either the Floor-to-floor Height field in the Floor List command or the Wall Height field in the Query Wall command.

Area (Minus Doors and Glass): The area of the wall minus the area of any glass or windows in the wall.

Type: Set using the Wall Type and Lower Wall Type fields in the Query Wall command.

Facing Direction: The orientation of the wall (north, south, east, or west). The orientation is based upon the location of the wall in the drawing and the rotation of the alignment point. See the Alignment Points section for more information about inserting the alignment point.

On Perimeter: Set using the Exposed Floor Slab field in the Query Wall command. If the field is checked, an X is displayed in the table. If it is not checked, the cell is empty.

Partitions

The Partitions table lists each individual partition in the project.

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Location: The floor or room that has a partition.

Floors that have the Floor / Ceiling Partition field checked in the Floor List command will have a horizontal partition listed.

Rooms that have the Floor / Ceiling Partition override field checked in the Edit Rooms command will have a horizontal partition listed.

Rooms that contain walls that have the Heat Transfer but no Solar Gain (Partition) field selected in the Query Wall command will have a vertical partition listed.

Type: Whether the partition is Horizontal or Vertical. Horizontal partitions are contained in floors and rooms. Vertical partitions are contained in walls.

Area: The area of the partition. In vertical partitions, the area of any glass or windows in the partition is subtracted.

Low Temperature: The temperature used for the heating load on the partition.

If the Use OSA Temperatures for Other Side field is checked in the Floor List, Query Room, or Query Wall commands, then OSA Low is listed.

Otherwise, set using the Other Side Low Temperature field.

High Temperature: The temperature used for the cooling load on the partition.

If the Use OSA Temperatures for Other Side field is checked in the Floor List, Query Room, or Query Wall commands, then OSA High is listed.

Otherwise, set using the Other Side High Temperature field.

U-Value: For horizontal partitions, set using the U-Value field in the Floor / Ceiling Partition sections of the Floor List or Query Room commands.

For vertical partitions, set using the u-value of the Wall Type selected in the Query Wall command.

Door Types

The Door Types table lists information about the door types that are used in the project. Each door type is listed in a row. Only door types that are used are displayed in the table.

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Door Type: Set using the Door Type field in the the Door Project Schedule command. If are not sure where a particular door type is used in your project, look at the Doors table below. The location where the door type is used is listed there.

U-Value: Set using the U-Value field in the the Door Project Schedule command.

ASHRAE Type: Set using the ASHRAE Wall Type field in the the Door Project Schedule command.

Color: Set using the Color field in the the Door Project Schedule command.

Description: Set using the Description field in the the Door Project Schedule command.

Doors

The Doors table lists each individual door in the project.

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Room Number: The room that contains the wall where the door is defined. Set using the Query Wall command.

Area: Set using the Percentage, Area, or Complex fields in the Door section of the Query Wall Command.

Type: Set using the Door Type field in the Query Wall command.

Facing Direction: The orientation of the door (north, south, east, or west). The orientation is based upon the location of the wall the door is part of in the drawing and the rotation of the alignment point. See the Alignment Points section for more information about inserting the alignment point.

Glass Types

The Glass Types table lists information about the glass types that are used in the project. Each glass type is listed in a row. Only glass types that are used are displayed in the table.

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Glass Type: Set using the Glass Type field in the the Glass Project Schedule command. If are not sure where a particular glass type is used in your project, look at the Glass table below. The location where the glass type is used is listed there.

U-Value: Set using the U-Value field in the the Glass Project Schedule command.

SHGC: Set using the SHGC field in the the Glass Project Schedule command.

Description: Set using the Description field in the the Glass Project Schedule command.

Glass

The Glass table lists each individual window in the project.

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Room Number: The room that contains the wall where the glass is defined. Set using the Query Wall command.

Area: Set using the Percentage, Area, or Complex fields in the Glass section of the Query Wall Command.

Type: Set using the Glass Type field in the Query Wall command.

Facing Direction: The orientation of the glass (north, south, east, or west). The orientation is based upon the location of the wall the glass is part of in the drawing and the rotation of the alignment point. See the Alignment Points section for more information about inserting the alignment point.

Shaded: Set using the Shading Percentage field in the Query Wall command. If the value is equal to 0, the cell is left blank. If it is greater than 0, an X is displayed.

Room Information

The Room Information tables list each room in the project. There are two tables in order to show all of the settings for each room. Each room is listed once in each table.

Values that are based upon the Room Type are displayed using standard text.

Values that are overridden in the specific room are displayed using italic text.

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Number: Set using the Room Name field in the Edit Rooms command.

Name: Set using the Room Type field in the Edit Rooms command.

Area: The area of the room. Set based upon the room boundary inserted on the drawing.

Ceiling Height: Set using the Ceiling Height field in the Edit Rooms command or the Default Ceiling Height field in the Floor List command.

Ventilation, Cooling: The first column is set using the Cooling 1 and Cooling 2 fields in in the Ventilation section of the Edit Rooms or Room Project Schedule command.

The second column is the total cooling ventilation airflow for the room calculated based upon the criteria specified in the first column.

Ventilation, Heating: The first column is set using the Heating 1 and Heating 2 fields in in the Ventilation section of the Edit Rooms or Room Project Schedule command.

The second column is the total heating ventilation airflow for the room calculated based upon the criteria specified in the first column.

Infiltration, Cooling: The first column is set using the Cooling field in in the Infiltration section of the Edit Rooms command or the Cooling field in in the Infiltration of the Zone List command.

The second column is the total cooling infiltration airflow for the room calculated based upon the criteria specified in the first column.

Infiltration, Heating: The first column is set using the Heating field in in the Infiltration section of the Edit Rooms command or the Heating field in in the Infiltration of the Zone List command.

The second column is the total heating infiltration airflow for the room calculated based upon the criteria specified in the first column.

Cooling Temperature: Set using the Cooling Temperature field in the Edit Rooms command, the Override Default Temperatures checkbox and Cooling Temperature field in the Room Project Schedule command, or the Cooling Temperature field in the Zone List command.

Heating Temperature: Set using the Heating Temperature field in the Edit Rooms command, the Override Default Temperatures checkbox and Heating Temperature field in the Room Project Schedule command, or the Heating Temperature field in the Zone List command.

Relative Humidity: Set using the Relative Humidity field in the Edit Rooms command, the Override Default Relative Humidity checkbox and Relative Humidity field in the Room Project Schedule command, or the Relative Humidity field in the Zone List command.

Lighting Load: The first column is set using the Watts / SF or Watts fields in the Lighting section of the Edit Rooms command or the Watts / SF or Watts fields in the Lighting section of the Room Project Schedule command.

The second column is the total equipment load in btu/h for the room calculated based upon the criteria specified in the first column.

Equipment Load, Sensible: The first column is set using the Watts / SF or Watts fields in the Equipment section of the Edit Rooms command or the Watts / SF or Watts fields in the Equipment section of the Room Project Schedule command.

The second column is the total sensible equipment load in btu/h for the room calculated based upon the criteria specified in the first column.

Equipment Load, Latent: Set using the Latent Gain field in the Equipment section of the Edit Rooms command or the Latent Gain field in the Equipment section of the Room Project Schedule command.

People: The first column is set using the SF / Person or People fields in the People section of the Edit Rooms command or the SF / Person or People fields in the People section of the Room Project Schedule command.

The second column is the total number of people in the room calculated based upon the criteria specified in the first column. This value is rounded based upon the Allow Fractional People checkbox in the Project Info command.

People, Sensible btu/h / person: Set using the Sensible Btu/h / Person field in the Edit Rooms command or the Sensible Btu/h / Person field in the Room Project Schedule command.

People, Latent btu/h / person: Set using the Latent Btu/h / Person field in the Edit Rooms command or the Latent Btu/h / Person field in the Room Project Schedule command.

Glass Zone Type: Set using the Glass Zone Type field in the Edit Rooms command or the Glass Zone Type field in the Room Project Schedule command.


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