It's go time - Measurements Once everything is in place and the lights have warmed up, measurements can take place.Please open the pod bay doors HAL - Computer Start-upThe Lab Assistant will start-up and log into the data logging computer.Name your file - File CreationA personal data file (Microsoft Excel 2003) for each user will be created from a template data-logging file by the Lab Assistant. Alterations may be made as needed to the user's personal file. The template file however, should NEVER be opened or altered. Prepare for take-off - Software Start-upThe Lab Assistant will open the data logging software which consists of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet with a plug-in that runs the data collection device connected to the sensors. At this point the user may enter project specific information including identifying information for the project and each data row and any correction factors desired for glazing VLT, framing obstructions and dirt on the glazing system. Refer to the image for a view of the sample spreadsheet.Flying under the radar - Below the HorizonIt is possible for persons to remain inside the sky chamber during testing provided that they stay entirely below the horizon. The artificial sky's door should be closed during all testing sessions.
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