How to Wind Simulate My Floor Plan by Windmee
Find your image
Do you want to know about ventilation in your residence? It is not a problem anymore because we have very useful tool for you that can be wind simulator from image. First of all you have to find your floor plan JPG image of your target such as condo or house floor plan. If you do not have any floor plan image please go to How to Create New Floor Plan Image by NBPlanner and come back to this page when you have created your floor plan image.
Adjust your image
If you haven’t downloaded our application yet, please download at homepage via Google Drive then unzip and start Windmee.exe. Windmee is supported only Windows 64-bit. If warning message “Windows Protected Your PC” appear please select “More info” then “Run anyway”.
How to download with Windmee by google Drive.
First image when you open Windmee.
Click the browse button at bottom-left to browse your image that you want to get wind simulation.
Sometimes windmee will minimize itself when you click the browse button then you have to click as below Windows taskbar and choose “Select an image” window (you must not choose Windmee window when browsing).
Then browse your image that you want recommend jpg and png (but should not transparent png and Image dimension should not bigger than your screen resolution).
As a result, you will get your image show on screen.
Drag and drop your simulation area by mouse. As a result, you will see pink area of line detection.
Try to adjust detection value. If higher value, it will more detect line sensitively. If lower value, it will less detect line sensitively.
If your image is not towards “above is north“, then you have to navigate “N” direction at center-bottom towards your image north.
Before you navigate.
Your image north (Example).
After sync with your image.
If a building in your floor plan image is located at the same as your location, then you must press “MY LOCATION” button at right to get wind direction at your location.
Then press correct button to start generate simulation. This process might take few minutes depend on image complexity.
Wind simulation your image
If the process has been finished. As a result, you will navigated to wind simulation screen.
Wind simulation screen.
You have to remove some of openning such as windows or doors because in your plan there is window lines existing. To remove wall you have to use mouse right click at openning area. To add wall you have to use mouse center click. Try to adjust image opacity you might want to see your original image as openning refference.
Remove wall by mouse right click.
Add wall by mouse center click.
Adjust image opacity to see original image.
That is all for get your lcoation’s wind direction simulation from image.
If you want to get wind direction at another location when simulating, try to visit Windmee PRO for extra feature.