Grasshopper

algorithmic modeling for Rhino

0 | Ladybug
1 | AnalyzeWeatherData
2 | VisualizeWeatherData
3 | EnvironmentalAnalysis
4 | Renewables
5 | Extra
6 | Developers
7 | WIP

Construct Location

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Use this component if you do not have an .epw weather file but have a latitude or other information on the site.
The location output of this component can be used to make a sun plot in the absence of an .epw weather file.

Inputs

NameIDDescriptionType
_locationName_locationNameA name for the location you are constructing. (ie. Steventon Island, Antarctica)Goo
_latitude_latitudeThe latitude of the location you are constructing. Values must be between -90 and 90. Default is set to the equator.Goo
_longitude__longitude_An optional numerical value representing the longitude of the location you are constructing. This can improve the accuracy of the resulting sun plot.Goo
_timeZone__timeZone_An optional integer representing the time zone of the location you are constructing. This can improve the accuracy of the resulting sun plot. The time zone should follow the epw convention and should be between -12 and +12, where 0 is at Greenwich, UK, positive values are to the East of Greenwich and negative values are to the West.Goo
_elevation__elevation_An optional numerical value representing the elevation of the location you are constructing.Goo

Outputs

NameIDDescriptionType
locationlocationA list of text summarizing the location data in the weather file (use this to construct the sun path).Goo

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