Shading System

A system that can be added to a fenestration system which blocks or redirects some amount of the solar radiation coming through the fenestration system. A shading system can be located on the inside or outside of a fenestration system, and it can also be added between the glass (or plastic) layers of a glazing system. The location can be specified using the Location term.

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Constrained List
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Sector: 
Commercial, Residential, Multifamily
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BuildingSync
List Options Option Definition Unit of Measure Source
Awning An horizontal element of a premises that projects perpendicularly from the face of a premises, but which generally has a tilt. Awnings are generally added to a premises' basic structure and can be made of many materials such as fabric, plastic, and wood. N/A
Blind A shading system that can be applied to the exterior, interior or between the glazing layers of a fenestration system, composed of adjustable horizontal elements. N/A
Curtain A shading system generally made of some sort of mesh, woven, or felted material. N/A
Deciduous foliage n/a
Evergreen foliage n/a
Fin A vertical element of a premises that projects perpendicularly from the face of a premises. N/A
Light shelf A horizontal surface placed inside or both inside and outside a window to reflect light deeper into a space and shade light adjacent to the window n/a BuildingSync
Louver A shading system that can be applied to the exterior of a fenestration system made of fixed or adjustable horizontal or vertical elements. N/A
Neighboring building n/a
Overhang A horizontal element of a premises that projects out perpendicularly from the face of a premises. N/A
Screen A shading system that is generally made of some sort of mesh or woven material. N/A
Shade Roller shades, honeycomb shades N/A
Solar film A film that used to reduce solar gain that can be applied to the interior or exterior of a fenestration product. N/A
Solar screen A shading system that is generally made of some type of mesh or woven material, so that a significant amount of solar radiation is blocked. N/A
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