A description of the roughness of the exposed surface of a material. This property is used to approximate the effect of the surface condition on the convection of air across the surface. In energy simulation models, it is used to help determine the convection coefficients for a surface.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|Medium rough||Medium rough surface such as concrete.||None|
|Medium smooth||Medium smooth surface such as clear pine.||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
|Rough||Rough surfaces such as brick.||None|
|Smooth||Smooth surface such as smooth plaster.||None|
|Very rough||Very rough surfaces such as stucco.||None|
|Very smooth||Very smooth surface such as glass.||None|
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