DL-Light is a suite of SketchUp extensions designed by De Luminae, to study natural light in SketchUp
models. It can help architects, urban planners or energy professionals to
estimate daylight ambiance in new or renovated buildings.
It addresses various designer needs during the design process, and provide results adapted to current project level of definition.
All DL-Light tools use in background validated Radiance software for physically based simulations. Results provided by DL-Light tools have been verified on various building test-cases against other similar applications.
Extensions in this set are provided in two languages English and French, where appropriate language is loaded in accordance with SketchUp user interface language.
All extensions can be used in the same SketchUp model, with restriction
that single one can be active at each time moment. With this approach,
mixing and confusion of results for various daylight indicators is
Page How to prepare a model for DL-Light calculations contain more info how to prepare your model and switch between various DL-Light extensions.
De Luminae Daylighting tools contain next extensions:
DL-Light also offers special features for BREEAM requirements calculation.