eVe | solar
eVe|solar is a (test) plug-in used for panelization of flat or double-curved surfaces and a comparison, to see which one would be more efficient if covered in solar roof panels. It is a plug-in made in a very short time to make a point explained in this video:
And then watch the tutorial on how to use the plugin here (or below): https://youtu.be/KEzpuDRSXug
The plug-in uses one Command (eve_solar) and one Dialog.
The plug-in is released under the Creative Commons license. Please give credit where credit is due. If you want to use it for commercial purposes you have to contact us first at email@example.com.
The plug-in does not come with an installer - it is a single Rhino plug-in file (.rhp). So just Drag & Drop it or install it from the Tools/Options/Plug-ins.
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Give me your feedback and have fun with it! The point is to create a fast working tool and then think about how we can improve it and make it useful. In the next iteration, I will try to insert the "optimization" option, in which we will be able to test thousands or millions of surfaces in order to find the optimal one.