Assess solar irradiance in urban areas
In addition to wind data analysis provided by
UrbaWind, UrbaSun software provides solar irradiance data analysis in urban areas. UrbaSun is intended for architects, environmental and Renewables consultants, urban design engineering offices.
As UrbaWind for wind studies, with UrbaSun you can carry out pedestrian comfort studies, buildings thermal performance studies or solar energy potential studies for urban PV systems.
Solar irradiance assessment in urban areas …
Average or real-time solar irradiance mapping
Solar exposure frequencies mapping
Maps and data files available over large areas (several km)
Computation over any kind of surfaces (ground, facades, roofs, PV panels)
in combination with UrbaWind for comprehensive climatic studies
Wind and solar urban climatic studies
Urbawind project files can be read in UrbaSun
Common maps of UrbaWind and UrbaSun
Easy urban project management thanks to a user-friendly graphical interface
Projects 3D visualization
Numerical models import into universal STL file format
Climatic data-reading of solar radiation from the Energy+ (EPW) database
Computing time optimization (buildings selection, various filter presets)
Export of results (statistics or time-series)
High-quality support ensured by our experts to help our clients at each step of their projects
√ Pedestrian comfort studies
Carry out pedestrian comfort studies in outdoor spaces in addition to wind data analysis provided by
UrbaWind. √ Building thermal studies
Carry out building thermal performance studies to assess absorption of solar radiation on the outter surface of the envelope and compute solar gains.
√ Solar resource studies
Carry out solar energy potential studies to assess electricity production from photovoltaic panels.
additionnal UrbaWind module in perpetual version
Price list and trial version upon request.
is compatible with commonly used CAD software. Sun Urba
OS: Windows 10
RAM: mini 8 Gb / recommended 16 Gb
Processor: mini 2 GHz
Multiprocessors: Mini dual core / recommended 64 bits
Graphical card: Mini 256 Mo / recommended 512 Mo