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... possible. If air conditioning is used, make sure all windows and doors (where applicable) are closed in order to reduce the loss of heated or cooled air. Switch off air conditioning after hours. An average ...
... results. Indirect solar gain Indirect gain attempts to control solar radiation reaching an area adjacent but not part of the living space. Heat enters the building through windows and is captured and stored ...
... lag" from the thermal mass of the Earth, the temperature and solar gain requirements are quite different before-and-after the summer-and-winter solstice. Movable shutters, shades, shade screen, or window ...
... to be highly efficient, effective and safe for simple applications where potable water is not required. Diversion systems can be as basic as running the outlet hose from a washing machine out a window ...
... the efficiency of the building envelope, (the barrier between conditioned and unconditioned space), they may use high-efficiency windows and insulation in walls, ceilings, and floors. Another strategy, ...
... and psychological benefits compared to artificial lighting, which is difficult to quantify though. Daylighting design implies careful selection of window types, sizes and orientation; exterior shading ...
... solar design package. Active solar equipment such as pumps, fans and switchable windows can complement passive design and improve system performance.  Urban heat islands (UHI) are metropolitan areas with ...
... buildings with an east-west orientation to increase the number of south-facing windows minimizes energy use, by maximizing passive solar heating. Tight building design, including energy-efficient windows, ...
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