Sensor Placement + Optimization Software (SPOT)

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SPOT™ is intended to assist a designer in quantifying the existing or intended electric lighting and annual daylighting characteristics of a given space and to help establish the optimal photosensor placement for the space relative to annual performance and annual energy savings. The software was developed with classroom daylighting in mind, but can be used for all types of spaces. SPOT™ handles top and side daylight sources and can model any electric lighting source.The software uses a Microsoft® Excel platform with a RADIANCE engine and is available at no cost



 



SPOT™ is intended to assist a designer in quantifying the existing or intended electric lighting and annual daylighting characteristics of a given space and to help establish the optimal photosensor placement for the space relative to annual performance and annual energy savings.

The software was developed with classroom daylighting in mind, but can be used for all types of spaces. SPOT™ handles top and side daylight sources and can model any electric lighting source.The software uses a Microsoft® Excel platform with a RADIANCE engine and is available at no cost