Shade Analysis is here!

Vegard J. Løwe

Co-Founder & COO

Shade Analysis is here!

Today, we're excited to introduce a new feature: Shade Analysis!

This tool is set to let you analyze the impacts of sunlight and shadow in urban planning and real estate.

The Shade Analysis enables you to simulate, visualize and analyze sunlight and shadow in any location on the globe!

Whether you're evaluating a single building or an entire cityscape, this tool provides detailed visualizations of how shadows fall at different times of the day and year, offering invaluable insights into the play of light and shade in our living spaces.

But why does this matter?

For starters, understanding shade dynamics can significantly impact energy consumption, thermal comfort, and even the biodiversity of urban green spaces.

With the Shade Analysis feature, users can now access these insights through a user-friendly interface, making complex data analyses accessible to all.

Applications in Urban Planning

Urban planners and landscape architects stand to benefit immensely from the Shade Analysis feature.

By accurately modeling how buildings and trees cast shadows over streets and parks, planners can make informed decisions on building orientations, the design of public spaces, and the placement of vegetation. This not only enhances the aesthetic appeal of urban areas but also contributes to the creation of more sustainable and livable cities.

Imagine planning a new park in the heart of the city.

Shade Analysis

With Shade Analysis, you can determine the optimal placement of trees and benches, ensuring that visitors can enjoy both sunny and shaded areas year-round. This level of detail in planning can significantly enhance the quality of urban spaces, promoting outdoor activities and community well-being.

Real Estate and Property Development

Within real estate and property development, sunlight is a prized commodity.

The Shade Analysis feature offers a powerful tool for assessing properties based on their exposure to natural light, a factor that can significantly influence property values and buyer interest.

Developers can use this tool to plan new construction projects, optimizing building layouts to maximize sunlight in living spaces and communal areas.

For potential real estate buyers, Shade Analysis provides a transparent view of how different properties experience sunlight throughout the day and across seasons. This can be a deciding factor for homebuyers looking for that perfect sunlit kitchen or garden, making the feature an indispensable part of the property evaluation process.

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