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Solar Modelling

Event code: 73086

Solar Modelling


Participants will learn the concept of solar geometry in the context of different climate zones, sun path diagrams and stereographic projections as a means to understand and read solar geometry and use software as a tool to demonstrate the impact of solar geometry on building facades and in turn the indoor space.

Course Outline

  • Solar Position and Sun Path
  • Sunlight, Daylight and Sunlit Hours
  • Integrated Environmental Solutions and its Modelling Capabilities
  • Heat Gain and Thermal Comfort
  • Shadow, Overshadow and Reflection
  • Solar Radiation / Insolation Studies
  • Optimisation of Shading Devices

MR ALAN FOO is the Senior Principal Sustainable Building Engineer in CPG Consultants Pte Ltd and holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Hons), MEng in Refrigeration & Air Conditioning and MSc in Sustainable Building Design. He has more than 10 years of experience in the building industry, specialising in green building design and simulation consultancy works. He was involved in the design and simulation of some of the Green Mark Platinum award projects including Gardens by the Bay and National University of Singapore (School of Medicine).

Building professionals, project managers, developers, building owners, facility managers and other stakeholders involved in green building projects.

Next intake: To be confirmed
Time: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Venue: BCA Braddell Campus     
Course Fees: $1,200


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