Cross Ventilation in House Designs for Natural Passive Air Flow

Cross Ventilation in House Designs for Natural Passive Air Flow

Cross ventilation-air flow of hint travels from one side to other. Used to create even temperature

It should be called the Solstice House, because that's what is determining the angle of the glass: it is parallel to the angle of the sun at noon on the day of the solsctice, June 21. No direct sun penetrates at all on noon of that day. Since the amount of light penetrating the glass is proportional to the angle of incidence, it is going to admit less light than vertical glass would all summer long.

Equinox Passive House has wall built on a tilt (Slideshow)

It should be called the Solstice House, because that's what is determining the angle of the glass: it is parallel to the angle of the sun at noon on the day of the solsctice, June 21. No direct sun penetrates at all on noon of that day. Since the amount of light penetrating the glass is proportional to the angle of incidence, it is going to admit less light than vertical glass would all summer long.

An unusual pyramid-shaped earth-sheltered home with recessed balcony feature

An unusual pyramid-shaped earth-sheltered home with recessed balcony feature

Advanced black water system for best waste management.  I love the reed bed application.

Advanced black water system for best waste management. I love the reed bed application.

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