gross wall area

gross wall area

The area of a wall including any openings, such as doors or windows, in the wall.
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The building's glazed area Is 19% of the gross wall area, and it conducts 16% less heat than the required minimum.
40 maximum for fenestration areas up to 45% of the gross wall area and U-0.
30 maximum depending on the total fenestration area as a percentage of the gross wall area, with no requirements for VT.