I live in the tropics and my west walls absorb too much heat, poor building design. I live in a condo and would like to put something on the walls inside to keep the heat mostly outside.
Can south facing windows and glass doors, double glazed, be used to collect passive solar heat?
Posted by Sue Whall June 5, 2020 Passive solar home design 2 responses
How do you install earth tubes for passive heating and cooling?
Posted by Nancy Arevalo Aug. 19, 2021 Passive solar home design 7 responses
How do you remove moisture and condensation from basement walls?
Posted by Aaron Keating July 27, 2019 Basements improvements 3 responses
How do you calculate window height and location for passive solar heating?
Posted by Daniel Gardener Sept. 12, 2019 Passive solar home design 1 response
How do you insulate an exterior wall from the outside?
Posted by Stuart Seldon Feb. 11, 2021 Wall assemblies - renovation 1 response
What flooring options work with a passive solar design?
Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020 Passive solar home design 1 response
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018 Wall assemblies - new construction 3 responses
How do you keep a house cool in summer without air conditioning?
Posted by Teresa Roper Oct. 15, 2021 Heating and cooling 1 response
How do you insulate concrete basement walls and avoid mould?
Posted by William Hunter Feb. 22, 2021 Basements improvements 2 responses
How do you install radiant floor heating in an old building?
Posted by Rob Doda March 19, 2020 Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 responses
What is the best way to insulate a crawlspace to keep humidity down and stop odors?
Posted by Dave Bell Oct. 24, 2019 Crawl spaces 3 responses
What is the right amount of insulation for a house?
Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019 Passive solar home design 4 responses
Is installing a venting skylight to release hot air from my a home a good idea?
Posted by Fred Velsen Aug. 28, 2021 Ventilation 1 response
Can you help with passive solar greenhouse exterior wall details?
Posted by Rick Carter Aug. 11, 2020 Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 response
If a passive house is designed well is it worth the extra cost for Low E window coatings?
Posted by Joe Van Kuren June 7, 2019 Passive solar home design 1 response
How do you re-do the insulation on a old cabin from the outside?
Posted by Raphael Couture Sept. 14, 2020 Wall assemblies - renovation 3 responses
How do you insulate exterior walls if a tiny house?
Posted by John Boy Feb. 23, 2021 Insulation and soundproofing
How can I insulated the outside walls of a workshop without doing harm?
Posted by Charley Nelson Aug. 27, 2021 Wall assemblies - renovation 3 responses