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Unformatted text preview: Passive controls Passive solar heating ¡ Direct gain and control of heat flow ­ control of sunlight penetration ­ good thermal quality of window (thermal insulation, thermal bridges) ­ proper orientation ­ other factors Low-E placement for warm climates Low-E placement for cold climates Passive controls Passive solar heating ¡ Direct gain and control of heat flow ¡ Heat storage wall (transparent insulation) ­ stores heat in wall mass ­ adds to direct gain Image by MIT OCW. Passive controls Passive solar heating ¡ Direct gain and control of heat flow ¡ Heat storage wall ­ stores heat in wall mass ­ adds to direct gain MASONARY BLACK GLASS SUMMER WINTER Trombe wall Image by MIT OCW. Passive controls Passive solar heating ¡ Direct gain and control of heat flow ¡ Heat storage wall ¡ Greenhouse ­ heat collection during the day ­ buffer during the night Winter Summer Image by MIT OCW. Passive controls Passive solar heating ¡ Direct gain and control of heat flow ¡ Heat storage wall ¡ Greenhouse ­ heat collection during the day ­ buffer during the night ­ design constraints ­ draw-backs Passive controls Passive solar heating...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course ARCHITECTU 4.401 taught by Professor Marilyneandersen during the Spring '06 term at MIT.

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