9.1.01. sunpath and sunlight hour analysis

BSL_GH_064_M (1)

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Date published: August 23, 2022

DESCRIPTION 

Ladybug allows users to import and analyse standard weather data in Grasshopper; draw diagrams like Sun-path, wind-rose, radiation-rose, etc; customise the diagrams in several ways; run radiation analysis, shadow studies, and view analysis. This exercise uses a time- and location-specific sun trajectory to count the number of hours building surfaces are exposed to direct sunlight. 

PROCEDURE

1. Import the .epw weather file. 
2. Adjust analysis period
3.
Ladybug sun path diagram
4.
Ladybug sunlight hour analysis
5.
Mesh selector 

 

This exercise is using Grasshopper version 1.0.0007 
Ladybug, https://www.ladybug.tools/, Accessed August 6, 2020.

Software

Rhino 

Plugins

course files

Sunpath_Sunlight_Hour_Analysis.zip

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