SunTools Plugin Version 2.0 for SketchUp Available Now

A new version of SunTools Plugin (V2.0) for SketchUp is available now.

The new version incorporates the calculation and visualization of Visible / Obstructed Sky from any point in a project (exterior/interior), and improvements of existing features as suggested by users.

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Plug-in Features

  • SunPATH: visualization (month and year)
  • SunPOS: Sun Position for a date and time
  • SunVIEW: Axonometric views from the Sun
  • SunPENETRATION: Analyze Sun Penetration/Access in any specific analysis point.
  • New!: SkyVIEW: Calculate Sky Solid Angle (SSA) and % of visible sky / Visualize Visible/Obstructed sky from any point in your project

V2.0 of the plug-in can be downloaded after registration from: http://tx.technion.ac.il/~arrguedi/SunTools/download.html
A short documentation file can be viewed at: http://tx.technion.ac.il/~arrguedi/SunTools/dwnld_after_reg/stdwnld/sunTools_helpV2.pdf

A Mac version of the plug-in is in the works.

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  1. The MAC version is already available on the website.

  2. Thomas Bedont

    I want to use the sun path

  3. Sylvain

    Thank you for this great tool !

  4. The Submit-button does not work on the registration page.
    Please make me able to download your plugin suntool.
    One of my teachers, showd me the plugin to day and I´m already a fan of it. He introduced it to us to present our design and researches in landscape architecture at Hvanneyri in Iceland.
    He is a fan of it as we could se from many of his projects.

    PS: Is it compatiple to both Sketchup 6, 7 and 8?

  1. 1 ricetta n.3/4 – IL SOLE: RISORSA MA ANCHE CAUSA DI DISCOMFORT. GLI STRUMENTI PER CONTROLLARLO | Falacasagiusta!

    [...] plugin che pare essere più versatile e azzeccato per simulare il comportamento del sole la trovate qui : il SunTools Plugin (V2.0) per SketchUp include il calcolo e la visualizzazione della volta celeste [...]




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