SHGC,TSER,SC and G-value

From:Linshang Time:2019/04/23 09:49:00 Browse:420
SHGC is Solar Heat Gain Coefficient,TSER is Total Solar Energy Rejection,SC is Shading Coefficient,G-value is also called a Solar Factor or Total Solar Energy Transmittance

       1.SHGC: Solar Heat Gain Coefficient
          SHGC is the successor to the shading coefficient used in the United States and it is the ratio of transmitted solar radiation to incident solar radiation of an entire window assembly. It ranges from 0 to 1 and refers to the solar energy transmittance of a window or door as a whole, factoring in the glass, frame material, sash (if present), divided lite bars (if present) and screens (if present).

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       2.TSER: Total Solar Energy Rejection
          This is calculated across all the sun’s wavelengths and even includes the portion of heat that is absorbed by the glass and reradiated inwards. 

       3.SC: Shading Coefficient
          The shading coefficient (SC) is a measure of the radiative thermal performance of a glass unit (panel or window) in a building. It is defined as the ratio of solar radiation at a given wavelength and angle of incidence passing through a glass unit to the radiation that would pass through a reference window of frameless 3 millimeters (0.12 in) clear Float Glass

       4.G-Value: Solar Factor or Total Solar Energy Transmittance
          G-value (sometimes also called a Solar Factor or Total Solar Energy Transmittance) is the coefficient commonly used in Europe to measure the solar energy transmittance of windows. Despite having minor differences in modeling standards compared to the SHGC, the two values are effectively the same. A g-value of 1.0 represents full transmittance of all solar radiation while 0.0 represents a window with no solar energy transmittance. In practice though, most g-values will range between 0.2 and 0.7, with solar control glazing having a g-value of less than 0.5.

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