Climate-based daylighting simulation within TRNSYS

Hi Everyone,

The Institute for Renewable Energy
of EURAC research is pleased to announce the first release of the
‘TypeDLT’, a new TRNSYS component that enables climate-based daylighting
simulation. This software uses the Three-Phase Method of Radiance to help
you analyse the effects of ‘Complex Fenestration Systems’ from the
perspective of visual comfort and daylight availability. Additionally, it
gives you the opportunity to develop custom control strategies for dynamic
shading devices. Its integration in the TRNSYS environment allows for the
dynamic simulation of both daylight and thermal performances of buildings
and their interaction. The tool has been presented at the 13th
International Radiance Workshop in London.

Developed within the FP7 EU ‘CommONEnergy
<>’ project, the TypeDLT software is open
source, allowing anyone to use it and to contribute to its development. The
code with the documentation and an example file are available at the GitHub
repository .

Best regards,




Giuseppe De Michele

EURAC Research

Institute for Renewable Energy
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t +39 0471 055 685

f +39 0471 055 699

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