You may ask, what exactly is a solar analysis and how can it benefit my site design? A solar analysis is a system that accurately maps data for sun and shade patterns to identify optimal placement for landscape amenities, such as:
Especially here in the Northwest, many properties have established trees that cast shade where we prefer to have full sun. Once you locate the trees that generate shade, you will need to identify the tree species and determine how much taller it will grow. Next is to decide if trimming individual branches, removing the tree (if allowed), or relocating the outdoor space or structure is a reasonable option.
If you aren't sure where to start, no worries, we can help! We begin by:
If you are interested in scheduling a solar analysis for your property, give us a call at 425-496-7772 or send us a message at https://www.bauercombs.com/contact.html
About BauerCombs & Associates, Inc:
An award-winning landscape architecture and planning firm, BauerCombs & Associates, Inc. has created captivating projects for property owners, corporations, non-profits and public entities throughout the Northwest and United States for over 25 years. With an emphasis on eco-friendly design techniques, we provide creative problem solving and innovative designs that embrace outdoor spaces and enjoyment. Based in North Bend, Washington, our work has been published in several magazines and continues to grow in reputation for creating healthy outdoor environments for people and communities.
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