Once you have covered the Building Assessment Tutorial 1 - Getting Started, you are ready to start nominating the thermal performance of your building envelope to assess your design using Specification J1.5a Calculation of U-Value and solar admittance.
Step 1 – Navigate to the Sections area on the left and select wall section.
Step 2 – Next step… add some comments, specify a generic or detailed glazing and wall system and its glazing to wall ratio.
Step 3 – Once you are happy with your glazing and wall systems, use the Copy Section To feature and transfer your specification over to other Sections.
Step 4 – Finally, select the number of Levels and assign a Drawing to each Level. Once done, your Method 1 and Method 2 results will appear on th right hand side.