9.1.01. sunpath and sunlight hour analysis
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.
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.