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A roof comprising adjacent flat surfaces that slope upward from all sides of the perimeter of the building, requiring a hip rafter along each intersection of the inclined surfaces; also see pyramidal roof.

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hip roof
A roof which slopes upward from all four sides of a building, requiring a hip rafter at each corner.
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The graph of Figure 7b show the effect of L variant configurations of site II on the electricity generation profile of the hip roof of different units for winter design days.
The side angle in the hip roof design, affects mainly the south facing roof area.
The effect of different designs of hip roof (changing the angle of side angle) on the heating and cooling loads is not significant (5% or less).
The heating load of split-roof design is increased by 6% and 7% for configuration 1 and 2, respectively, relative to a hip roof with 45[degrees] side angle.
Heating load of rectangular units with folded plates roof is increased by 9% for configuration 1 and 10% for configurations 2 and 3, as compared to the rectangular unit with hip roof (Table 2).