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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Revit Tutorial - Solar Radiation Technology (Revit Clinic)

I have been waiting for this tool for a while and some documentation/information about it...  It has been within Ecotect for a long time but now you can use it directly inside Revit.  Thanks to The Revit Clinic for the post.

Creating an Analysis Display Style in Revit 2011

Using the recently released Solar Radiation Technology Preview, we can create or modify an analysis display style.  Additional documentation is also available in the video here.

By default, the solar radiation add-in will create an analysis display style calledSolar Radiation Default.  You can access the menu under the view Properties >Analysis Display Style.  Once in the menu there are 3 tabs to modify the display style settings or create a new style; SettingsColor & Legend.
Let’s look at the Settings tab first:
The only option here is if you would like to see or hide gridlines in the analysis view: