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Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...passive solar home construction, we begin with passive solar design basics, orienting the future house on the site to take full advantage of the free heat avail...

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The concepts of passive solar heating and cooling
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar

...Passive heating and cooling © Ecohome The first thing to understand is that there are two kinds of solar collection in home design - active and passive....

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Vancouver Passive House
Passive House

The city of Vancouver is actively promoting Passive House construction

...and shading for passive heating and cooling • green roofs to moderate indoor temperatures and mitigate the heat-island effect • interior design and th...

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Passive solar home design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...and natural light report higher productivity and worker satisfaction. How passive solar heating and cooling works: There are two dates that form the c...

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B.C.’s First Passive House
Passive House

B.C.’s First Passive House Opens Its Doors for Public Viewing on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

...heating, cooling and building operation than a standard house, the Rainbow Duplex was assembled in 4 ½ days using a prefabricated panelized system manufactured ...

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Passive House

The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...passive house' refers to an extremely high performing energy efficient home, in the sense that the heating and cooling is largely passive. To achieve this, home...

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Skygarden House home renovation in Toronto earns Canadian Green Buildi
Real estate

The Skygarden House renovation in Toronto wins 2016 Canadian Green Building Award

...and glazing were optimized for passive solar gain during the heating season and solar exclusion during the cooling season due to a large tree on the west side o...

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North Park Passive House Vancouver Island
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island

...Passive House was designed by HCMA Architecture + Design , and combined the context of the existing neighbourhood and Passive House principles. Details give a m...

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Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation on Campbell Island,
Passive House

Multi-unit Passive House for Heiltsuk First Nation in British Columbia

...Passive House. Buildings certified to Passive House require up to 90% less heating and cooling energy than an average building. The Bella Bella project was...

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Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of high performance buildings and passive solar home design

...and took advantage of a rock overhang to employ the basic principles of passive heating and cooling. It is exposed to the sun in winter and shaded in the summer...

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Rendering of the Ecohome demonstration house
Efficient home design

Ecohome Demo House: High performance, affordable cost

...Passive heating and cooling, healthy living space, affordable to build and operate, resilient and flexible design. The underlying goal of the Ecohome Demo ...

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