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Solar Glare Studies

Solar reflections given off buildings’ facades can cause veiling glare, which reduces visibility and may increase the risk of traffic accidents. A veiling glare assessment typically includes two steps. Firstly, identifying the number of reflections that are geometrically possible, and secondly, quantifying if these reflections are sufficiently intense as to cause glare. The glare assessments are undertaken from selected sensitive viewpoints, such as road junctions and pedestrian crossings.