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Using the IESVE to perform Shading and Solar Insolation Analyses

This is free on-demand course is part of our Upskill with IES series, and will take you through using the IES Virtual Environment to perform shading and solar insolation analyses.

In the session, the instructor covers:

  • Using ModelIT to define opaque and translucent shading objects
  • Using SunCast to create shading images and movies
  • Using SunCast to perform solar insolation studies on external surfaces and windows, with regards to PV panel placement and Annual Probable Sunlight Hours

Visit the IES website to find out about upcoming Upskill with IES sessions.


Your Instructor


Hans Dhargalkar
Hans Dhargalkar

Hans is Training Manager at IES, and is our most experienced trainer with over 20 years unparalleled experience in training customers in the Virtual Environment. He is responsible for creating IES training programmes and materials. Hans holds an Honours Degree and a Masters degree. Before joining IES, he was involved with wind tunnel testing, fire protection and building services software.


Course Curriculum


  Using the IESVE to perform Shading and Solar Insolation Analyses
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across the devices you own.

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