Abstract:Occupant behaviour significantly influences building energy consumption. This paper is devoted to studies the uncertainty of daylighting performance and lighting energy of manual solar shades on the south facade. A developed stochastic model for manual solar shades was used for co-simulation by BCVTB. Results show that uncertainty of shade action was not suppressed by the shade behaviour model with very weak relationship between different simulation outputs. Uncertainty of daylighting performance is 15.08 % while lighting energy uncertainty is 10.38 %. Although this level of energy uncertainty is not very significant, it influences economic analysis of manual solar shades and therefore, occupant related uncertainty should be taken into consideration when predicting energy performance of manual shades.
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- Building Controls Virtual Test Bed (BCVTB)
- manual solar shades
- daylighting performance
- lighting energy
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