CIBSE Guide A2
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Session 3 Paper 1, University College London, 16-17 April 2015
Chapter 2 External design data
Section 2.8 Solar and illuminance data Coordinator: T Muneer (since 1990). Sub-sections:2.8.1 Solar geometry 2.8.2 Sun position. Since 1990 new, more accurate algorithms have been introduced based on the work of Dr Bernard Yallop (Royal Greenwich Observatory, Cambridge). Sub-section: 2.8.3 Solar irradiation Only Kew data provided up to 1986.
2001, 2006 editions: Data included for London Manchester and Edinburgh.
2015 edition: Database extended to cover 14 stations.
Present data quality is very good with 99.9% data passing all stages of quality control.