Convert Daylight Factor to Lux || ASE

@mostapha I’ve been using the built in Daylight Factor for some parametric shade studies. My engineers are requesting the results in Lux and/or ASE, but the results are only in Daylight Factor. Is there a way to convert these results using the default Pollination recipes or expose these results for these default recipes?

Daylight factor units are in % and its a completely separate metric from illuminance, which has units in lux. If you want to perform a simulation that gives you lux values, you should use the HB Point-In-Time Grid-Based recipe with a real sky (instead of the idealized cloudy sky that underlies daylight factor calculations). Or you could run an Annual Daylight recipe to get illuminance values at each hour of the year (among other metrics derived from these illuminance values).

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