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Hazards from the concentration of solar radiation by textured window glass

Barbara M. Goldstone

Hazards from the concentration of solar radiation by textured window glass

by Barbara M. Goldstone

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar radiation.,
  • Windows -- Thermal properties.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara MGoldstone.
    SeriesBuilding Research Establishment report
    ContributionsBuilding Research Establishment.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv,17p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17397876M
    ISBN 100116713518
    OCLC/WorldCa11551887

    For the period , tables provide solar radiation data in units of Btu/ft2/day for five surfaces: a horizontal window and vertical windows facing north, east, south, and west. An estimate of the uncertainty (± %) of the solar radiation data is given in the table headings. The manual includes the solar radiation incident on the outside. Solar radiation is radiant (electromagnetic) energy from the sun. It provides light and heat for the Earth and energy for photosynthesis. This radiant energy is necessary for the metabolism of the environment and its inhabitants 1. The three relevant bands, or ranges, along the solar radiation spectrum are ultraviolet, visible (PAR), and infrared.

    Comprehensive Renewable Energy, winner of a PROSE Award for Best Multi-volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers, is the only work of its type at a time when renewable energy sources are seen increasingly as realistic alternatives to fossil the majority of information published for the target audience is currently available via a wide range of. Windows are the soul of a building, and today’s architectural designs have evolved to reflect this, using more and more glass. While this satisfies a true human desire for natural light, it also has a downside: less protection from solar heat, glare, and harmful UV rays.

    All radiant energy, both visible and invisible, produces heat when absorbed, so that the transmission characteristics of glass to all radiation striking it should be known. Solar radiation is short-wave ( to microns), and made up of visible light ( to micron), accounting for 43 per cent of the total energy, ultra-violet (below Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC): Indicates the amount of solar radiation that enters an interior space through both the window and the shade in the form of heat, compared to the total amount of solar radiation. The lower the SHGC, the more effective a solar screen fabric is at stopping the heat from entering the room.


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Goldstone BM () Hazards from the concentration of solar radiation by textured window glass, (BRE report). Building Research Establishment, Garston, UK Google Scholar Author: David W. Warren. Window films reduce the transmission of damaging and harmful solar radiation.

By increasing the amount of solar radiation absorbed and reflected by the glass, less solar energy can enter the building. When glass is subjected to the effects of solar radiation, the normal and immediate result is the increase in the temperature.

Solar radiation falling onto a material will be transmitted, absorbed and reflected. The amount of solar radiation transmitted, absorbed and reflected is dependent upon the wavelength (λ) of the radiation, the incident angle and the optical properties of the three processes are characterised by the material's transmittance (T), absorbance (A) and reflectance (R), which denote Cited by: Jim Dunlop Solar Solar Radiation: 2 - 2 Overview Defining basic terminology associated with solar radiation, including solar irradiance (power), solar irradiation (energy) and peak sun hours.

Identifying the instruments used for measuring solar radiation. Understanding the effects of the earth’s movements and atmospheric conditions on the solar energy received on the earth’s surface. East- west- and south-facing windows each offer a pathway for solar radiation to enter the home as heat and light.

The heat gain accounts for as much as one-third of the cooling costs in a building, according to the Buildings Energy Data Book, an annual publication of the U.S. Department of Energy 1. windowglass,andtheiruseondifferentsides(north,south)ofasolarium. Referencesare cited showingthe futilityof usingasmall window exposed to the northsky for therapeuticpurposes.

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In radiometry, it can be measured by radiant energy and irradiance. Radiant energy is the energy of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by a source into the surrounding environment, measured.

An ordinary window glass transmits a large proportion of all radiation between and nm.i.e. Both visible light and short-wave infra-red, but very little around and outside these values. With the recent advancement in glass technology, it is possible that varying the composition of the glass to reduce substantially the infrared.

Hazard Recognition. This section provides information to help employers and workers recognize ionizing radiation hazards in the workplace.

The first two sections on this page describe two sources of ionizing radiation: naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive material (TENORM).The NORM tab provides information on radon.

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