Sol Path

Sol Path logo.

Graphically displays path of sun in the sky for any date and location. Good for quickly obtaining rough sun angle data, or understanding the general nature of the sun's motion. Screen Shots

Keywords

solar, sun, sun path

Validation/Testing

N/A

Expertise Required

None required.

Users

Several hundred regular users, split approximately evenly between U.S. and other countries.

Audience

Architects, energy analysts, home owners, educators.

Input

Location, date.

Output

Graphical display of sun path in the sky.

Computer Platform

Web

Programming Language

Macromedia Director / Shockwave

Strengths

Easy to use, instantaneous graphical output.

Weaknesses

Sometimes displays incomplete results for equatorial regions (latitude < 23 degrees).

Contact

Company:

Sustainable By Design

Address:

3631 Bagley Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98103
United States

Telephone:

+1 (206) 925-9290

Facsimile:

+1 (877) 684-0797

E-mail:

christopher@susdesign.com

Website:

http://www.susdesign.com/solpath/

Availability

vailable at http://www.susdesign.com/solpath, distributed as shareware ($10 for personal users, $25 for commercial users).