Stephen

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  • Stephen created an article,

    User Guide

    Welcome to InsolationĀ®! Insolation AR is an app to help you visualize and understand natural light and shade in and around the home and garden. The app uses augmented reality (AR) to help you 'see ...

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    Teleport to a remote location

    Insolation AR is intended to be used "on location", i.e. while you're on site viewing a property or building. However, occasionally, it may be useful to view insolation data for a remote location. ...

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    Sun Positions, Paths, Bands, and Slices

    When viewing the AR display, Insolation shows four different representations of where the sun will lie in the sky. These are: Position - where the sun is at a particular moment in time, e.g. 11:39...

  • Stephen created an article,

    Insolation on a vertical wall by hour-of-day

    The chart shows insolation on a vertical wall by hour-of-day for the selected date. The insolation on a vertical wall varies greatly by time-of-day and the orientation of the wall or window. What ...

  • Stephen created an article,

    Insolation on a tilted surface by hour-of-day

    The chart shows insolation on a tilted surface by hour-of-day for the selected date. Depending on the orientation and slope of the surface (e.g. a roof or slope in a garden), the insolation will va...

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    Insolation on a flat surface by hour-of-day

    The chart shows insolation on a flat surface by hour-of-day for the selected date. During the course of the day, insolation increases and then decreases as the sun climbs higher and then lower. Th...

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    Calibrating using the map

    When calibrating Insolation AR, the best approach is simply to check the alignment of the virtual sun with the real sun. However, there are times when the sun may not be visible, e.g. A cloudy day...

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    Average insolation at hour of day on flat ground

    The chart shows the average daily insolation on flat ground for the selected hour of day, by month of the year. Insolation for the given hour of day varies as the sun's path changes with the season...

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    Average insolation at hour of day on a vertical wall

    The chart shows the average daily insolation on a vertical wall for the selected hour of day, by month of the year. Insolation for the given hour of day varies as the sun's path changes with the se...

  • Stephen created an article,

    Average insolation at hour of day on a tilted surface

    The chart shows the average daily insolation on a tilted surface for the selected hour of day, by month of the year. Insolation for the given hour of day varies as the sun's path changes with the s...