2.0.4 Workflow & Models

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Workflow Videos – follow along with the videos to discover all the features

(the workflow videos below relate to version 5.0)

 

1. Workflow for Mass Models

Learn how to:

  1. Show Mass Surfaces
  2. Check Energy Settings
  3. Use the Building Manager to Calculate Solar Loads
  4. Use Target to set Glass to Wall Ratio
  5. Create a Building Code in Target
  6. Set Properties for Mass ‘elements’
  7. Use the Facade Manager
  8. Set Glazing Specifications and Percentages
  9. Lock and Unlock Surfaces
  10. Add Shading Devices, Fritting and simulate Surrounding Objects
  11. Export Reports and Add Custom Charts
  12. Auto-Distribute

Download the Sample Model below

 

 

 

 

2. Workflow for Detailed Models   

Learn how to:

  1. Launch FenestraPro and select an option
  2. Calculate Solar Loads in the Building Manager
  3. Use the Charts
  4. Turn on Shading Factors and Recalculate
  5. Review Shading Effects in the Viewer
  6. Review Warning Symbols
  7. Use Target and Create a Building Code
  8. Use the Glazing Database to manage Glazing Properties
  9. Use Update Glazing for one instance – change properties and simulate fritting
  10. Add Windows
  11. Create a Custom Group
  12. Fix Surfaces using the Glazing Database

Download the Sample Model below

 

3. Workflow for Advanced Detailed Models

Learn how to:

  1. Launch FenestraPro and select an option for your model
  2. Calculate Solar Loads in the Building Manager
  3. Create a Building Code and use Target
  4. Use the Charts
  5. Add Curtain Walls
  6. Use the Glazing Database to change glazing properties
  7. Use the Shading Viewer

Download the Sample Model below

                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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