Passive Solar


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Architect Thomas Doerr shows just what you need to know about passive solar home design to save over 80% of your home's heating and cooling bills. 

You will learn what you need to do to take advantage of the clean, free heating and cooling from the sun, and to lessen your dependence on volatile dirty energy sources. 




1. An overview of green home design

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2. Direct gain systems

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Video Part 2 of 6: Direct gain passive solar systems
Includes a net-zero energy (NZE) home



3. Indirect & isolated gain systems

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Video Part 3 of 6: Indirect and isolated gain passive solar systems
Includes sections on a thermal storage wall (trombe), thermosiphon and a historic home with a sunspace.


4. Green home strategies A

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Video part 4 of 6. Topics include proper building orientation, solar shading and thermal mass.


5. Green home strategies B


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Video part 5 of 6. Topics include glass type, ventilation, room arrangement, daylighting and other important green building strategies.



6. Case study of a truly green home


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Video Part 6 of 6: a passive solar home addition and remodel case study in Denver, Colorado






Als see BioClimatization in this e-book


You will know the energy efficient home design strategies that save money, your health and hopefully the planet.

You may view this video in its entirety at a higher resolution at
http://www.doerr.org/video/passive-so...

A DVD with higher-resolution video of all the videos of this Passive Solar Simplified series plus some bonus material may be purchased at 
http://www.doerr.org/video/passive-so...

Learn more at http://www.BuildSustainably.com

You can learn about the book "Passive Solar Simplified: Easily design a truly green home for Colorado and the West" and order the paperback and eBook from Amazon and




Als see Solar_gain


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