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  1. #1
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    Mar 2011

    Default Shading analysis

    Hi PTers,

    We are designing a house using the alternate height to boundary and need to provide the council with a 'shading analysis' that shows that our neightbour's outdoor living space still gets at least 4 hours of sunlight between 9am-4pm. Does anyone know how to create a 'shading analysis'? Or which supplier can do it? We talked to a planner but they didn't know how to do one...

    Thanks guys

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2015


    hmmm... surveyor may be?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2007


    Ask an architectural designer or draftsman. They can map the sun position over the year and do an analysis using this with the building heights and location.

  4. #4


    King13 is correct, an architect/draftsman will be able to do this for you. They will model the bulk of your building in a 3D software (such as sketchup, Revit, Archicad etc.) and use sun analysis to work out shading over different times.

    If you are tech savy enough with software you can give it a go in sketchup - the basic version is free and will let you do this your self.


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