Solar Radiation Data Manual for Buildings

    Research output: NRELTechnical Report


    For use by architects and engineers, the Solar Radiation Data Manual for Buildings provides solar resource information for common window orientations for the; United States and its territories. This information was modeled using solar radiation and meteorological data gathered from 1961 to 1990 and will permit quick evaluations; of passive solar and daylighting features for buildings.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages262
    StatePublished - 1995

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/TP-463-7904


    • climatic conditions
    • data
    • illuminance
    • solar radiation


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