2.0.4 Workflow & Models

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Model Workflows 

 

Workflow for Mass Models

Learn how to:

  1. Sign In
  2. Select the Conceptual Mass option and select the Mass to analyze
  3. Use the Building Manager to Calculate Solar Loads
  4. Use Performance to set Glass to Wall Ratio
  5. Open the Charts and review
  6. Create a Building Code in Performance
  7. Set Properties for Mass ‘elements’
  8. Use the Facade Navigator or Charts to navigate
  9. Auto-Distribute Solar Loads to all Surfaces
  10. Lock / Unlock Surfaces to maintain settings
  11. Apply Glazing Specification to the entire model
  12. Apply settings to selected Surfaces (Glazing Percentage / Specification, Shading Devices, Fritting)
  13. Use the Shading Viewer
  14. Export Snapshots (Excel/HTML) and Add Custom Charts
  15. Add an edge to the mass to define glazing zones

 

 

Download one of the Sample Models below

 

 

 

 

Workflow for Detailed Models   

Learn how to:

  1. Launch Guardian Glass for BIM and select an option
  2. Calculate Solar Loads in the Building Manager
  3. Open the Charts (Glazing Database Chart is available for Detailed models)
  4. Review Warning Symbols
  5. Use Performance and create or select a Building Code
  6. Use Glass Database to manage Guardian  Glass Types and glazing properties
  7. Create a Custom Group
  8. Use AI for Surfaces using filters

 

Download one of the Sample Models below

 

Workflow for Advanced Detailed Models

Learn how to:

  1. Use the Model Auditor and review model conditions
  2. Create a Test to review model conditions
  3. Launch Guardian Glass for BIM and select Spatial Elements for your model
  4. Calculate Solar Loads in the Building Manager
  5. Create a Building Code 
  6. Add Windows process
  7. Review Revit elements in the Details list
  8. Add Curtain Walls process
  9. Create an Excel Snapshot
  10. Create a HTML Report
  11. Create a Custom Chart and add it to the report
  12. Create a Compliance Report

Download one of the the Sample Models below

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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