Libraries in TREAT are shared by all the projects that you create. TREAT has two types of libraries – editable and non-editable.
You can find the libraries that describe the basic information for your model by using the TREAT toolbar and selecting Libraries, Then select from the dropdown window. Most of these libraries have searchable filters. Once you have found the specific input you are searching for simply double click your selection to add it to your current TPGX. Be sure to click Apply in the bottom of the library window.
TREAT has the following editable libraries:
- Daily Weather Data
- Fuel Rate
These libraries can be accessed from the Main Menu by selecting Library and then the name of the library. There are shortcuts to the libraries from input screens where the library data is used. Any changes to the User, Customer, Contractor and Daily Weather Data libraries affect both future and existing projects. Changes made to the Fuel Rate Library affect future projects only.
TREAT has the following non-editable libraries:
- Window Frames
- Heating Systems
- Cooling Systems
- Domestic Hot Water Systems
These libraries can be accessed from the input screens for building your base model only when a corresponding component is being input or edited. Records in the Surface Library are sorted by R-value. Records in the Appliance Library are sorted by appliance type.
The library entries for Lighting, Appliances, Heating, Cooling, and Domestic Hot Water can be edited for the current project once the entry has been selected and is shown in the input line of the appropriate Building Model screen. The libraries for Windows, Walls and Doors cannot be edited for the current building, as the databases for these libraries contain additional information beyond the information shown.
Note: Use the Custom Properties button to alter the U-Value and SHGC of selected Window in your base model.