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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 ...
... and thermal radiation through roof, walls, floor and windows. Convective heat transfer Convective heat transfer can be beneficial or detrimental. Uncontrolled air infiltration from poor weatherisation ...
... 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, ...
... devices may be considered as well. Individual features include sawtooth roofs, clerestory windows, light shelves, skylights and light tubes. They may be incorporated into existing structures, but are most ...
... 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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