Posts tagged "Google Maps"
You've Got GREAT (Solar) Potential!

You’ve Got GREAT (Solar) Potential!

If you want to know about your building’s solar potential and you live in¬†Cambridge, Massachusetts? With a click, the Cambridge Solar Tool shows residents, businesses, and property owners how much electricity can be produced on their rooftops from solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, how the financial investment will pay off, and how much pollution will be...
Project Vasari 2.0 is Now Available!

Project Vasari 2.0 is Now Available!

Project Vasari 2.0 is now available! These are some of the updates: Revit 2012 Compatibility Import Image to 3D Views Import Scaled Satellite Image Location Control on the View Cube 3D Connexion 3D Mouse support Enhanced Visualization Capabilities Formula Driven Component Types Split Face for Custom Glazing WikiHelp more Go to the Labs page to...

Google Maps: Search Urban Spaces by Form and Shape

Urban Spaces is a beta service from Holistic City Software that allows urban designers, architects, developers and planners to search for examples of public spaces of a specific size or shape. For now there seems to be only a limited number of countries and spaces in the database, it could develop to a valuable tool....

Mapping Walkability

WalkScore.com is a website that offers great information about which neighborhood/city is more walkable than the rest (San francisco was #1 and Seattle was #6). It does it as a mashup with Google maps to show you the shops, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. within walking distance and calculates a walkability heatmap. It is available on...

Mapping Renewable Energy Resources

Over the next 21 months, 3TIER plans to continue to map the world for wind and solar resources, country by country, based upon a priority order that takes into account such issues as renewable energy policies, availability of renewable energy resource and economic status. Every quarter through 2010, 3TIER will release a series of resource...

Determine Solar Potentials with RoofRay and Google Maps

Once you have drawn a projected solar array on top of the satellite imagery from Google Maps you get a rough estimate on performance and payback of your system based on the drawn area of the array, slope of the roof, location and weather information from the National Renewable Energy Labs. To complete the full...

Bicycle Route Planning Tool for Vancouver based on Google Maps

Using a familiar and user-friendly Google Maps interface, the planner allows individuals to choose routes throughout Metro Vancouver based on preferences such as distance, elevation gain, air quality, and areas featuring trees and other vegetation.  Users can choose trips that follow city-designated cycle routes only, or trips that include major roads. The web-based planner (www.cyclevancouver.ubc.ca)...