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Parameterized Window and Glazing Preset Model

Application ID: 16075

During the design of a building, environmental issues have gained considerable influence in the entire project. One of the first concerns is to improve thermal performances. In this process, simulation software are key tools to model thermal losses and performances in the building.

The international standard ISO 10077-2:2012 deals with thermal performance of windows, doors and shutters. It provides calculated values of the thermal characteristics of frame profiles in order to validate a simulation software.

COMSOL Multiphysics successfully passes the entire benchmark. This document describes two test cases of ISO 10077-2:2012 related to the glazing influence on thermal performances of a window. Other test cases from this norm are available in the following models:

  • Thermal Performances of Windows; Model ID: 16077
  • Thermal Performances of Roller Shutters; Model ID: 16073

This application was built using the following:

Heat Transfer Module

The combination of COMSOL® products required to model your application depends on the physics interfaces that define it. Particular physics interfaces may be common to several products (see the Specification Chart for more details). To determine the right combination of products for your project, you should evaluate all of your needs in light of each product's capabilities, consultation with the COMSOL Sales and Support teams, and the use of an evaluation license.