Sustainability Series

Sustainability Series2021-10-01T15:11:41+10:00

Building a New House: Passive House Versus Solar House

A Passive Solar House or ‘Passive design’ is a building that takes advantage of the climate to maintain a comfortable indoor environment while minimizing energy use. Passive solar design or passive design consists of the following elements: orientation, shading, glazing, natural ventilation, thermal mass, thermal insulation.

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