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Published on Jul 21, 2018
(originally published on Apr 17, 2010)
Architect Thomas Doerr shows just what you need to know about passive solar house 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. You will know the green building design strategies that save money, your health and hopefully the planet.
Video Part 1 of 6: an overview of passive solar design Introduction to sustainable design including an off-the-grid house in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Topics of this video series include the three different passive solar systems, proper building orientation, area and types of glass, solar shading, thermal mass, ventilation, room arrangement, daylighting, and other important sustainable building strategies. You will know the green home design strategies that save money, your health and hopefully the planet.
__________________________________________________________________________________ About "Solar For Dummies"'s Creator:
Danny "Sun" Tseng was born in January 1978, is Chinese-American, and currently resides in Broward county, Florida, USA. He's a Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) alum, former hospitality professional, and now a full-time (more like OVER-time) energy conservation/efficiency & solar entrepreneur who's on an URgent Mission to speed our country and the rest of the world's transition to cleaner, renewable energy and away from dirty fossil fuels.