About this Course
On this course, you'll learn from Mingbo Peng, Sustainability Project Consultant at Thornton Tomasetti the basics of Ladybug Tools, a suite of varied plugin-ins and tools designed for architects and engineers to make environmentally conscious design decisions.
Why should you take this course?
Learning the skills taught on this course will allow you to gain awareness of climate conditions of your project early on in the design process to identify areas of opportunity and vulnerabilities to create more performative designs right from the start.
On this course, you'll learn a set of essential tools and analysis to evaluate your project's location weather conditions and obtain valuable insights. On this course, you'll learn a set of essential tools and analysis to evaluate your project's location weather conditions and obtain valuable insights.
Analyze and Visualize Weather Data
Learn how to analyze and visualize your Project Site's weather conditions to identify critical values to take into account for your designs.
Sun Path Studies
Learn how to perform different types of SunPath studies that will provide your awareness of how light and radiation levels will behave on your project during a day or a year.
Outdoor Comfort Study
You'll learn how to perform a comfort study of your project's site location, which will help you identify areas that are comfortable and areas that are not, this can hugely impact your design in terms of program positioning.
Radiation Benefit Study
Understanding your project's weather conditions will help you asses harmful and beneficial radiation levels, based on those you will be able to test different design options to optimize accordingly.
1.- Installing Ladybug Tools04min 04seg
2.- What is Ladybug Tools and resources03min 15seg
3.- Basic Overview, Setup, and understanding.EPW files11min 01seg
4.- Weather Data Visualizations17min 47seg
5.- Basic Sun Path Study19min 48seg
6.- Advanced annual Sun Path study17min 11seg
7.- How to perform a Sunlight Hours Study21min 43seg
8.- How to perform an Outdoor Comfort Study23min 12seg
9.- How to perform a Solar Radiation Study14min 55seg
10.- How to perform a Solar Radiation Benefit Study22min 22seg