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Unformatted text preview: Climate-responsive building design cold temperate hot-dry (arid) warm-humid (tropical) Cold Temperate Arid Tropical Cold Cold Temperate Arid Tropical Hot and humid Hot and arid Temperate Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Capricorn Equator Images by MIT OCW. Climate-responsive building design Cold climates minimize surface / volume good insulation massive if continuous use Climate-responsive building design Cold climates Temperate climates cold winters solar gains and daylight Climate-responsive building design Cold climates Temperate climates Hot-dry cimates high thermal mass light colors shaded courtyards ventilation Climate-responsive building design Cold climates Temperate climates Hot-dry cimates Warm-humid climates lightweight construction insulated roof no E/W windows cooling by air movement Climate-responsive building design Climate vs. comfort-10 10 20 30 40 50 O C 30 25 20 15 10 5 50 O C g/kg g/kg-10 10 20 30 40 30 25 20 15 10 5 50 O...
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