05_-_Chapter_07_-_Part_1_Energy___Atmosphere

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Chapter 7 – Energy & Atmosphere - Part I Brother Burr Tide Energy
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Stewardship It is not our privilege to waste the Lord’s substance. There is only so much property in the world. There are the elements that belong to this globe, and no more. . . . All our commercial transactions must be confined to this little earth and its wealth cannot be increased or diminished. -Brigham Young Galli, C.D. Stewardship, Sustainability, and Cities. In Handley, G.B., Ball, T.B., & Peck, S.L. Stewardship and the Creation . (p. 43). Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University.
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Chapter 7 – Energy & Atmosphere - Part I Brother Burr Tide Energy
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Introduction U.S. Buildings are responsible for: 40% primary energy use 72% electricity consumption 39% CO 2 emissions. Environmental Information Administration (2008). EIA Annual Energy Outlook
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Introduction Environmental Information Administration (2006). Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States
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Passive Design Definition: the design of the building’s HVAC and lighting systems, relying on sunlight, wind, vegetation, and other naturally occurring resources on the building site.
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Passive Design The starting point for designing a high-performance building must be passive design.
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Passive Design Passive Design Local climate Building aspect ratio Solar orientation Building massing Daylighting Passive Ventilation
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Passive Design ENERGY SAVINGS COST Passive Design Building Envelope Efficient Mechanical Systems PV Systems Using passive design principles is the way to build green without increasing project costs.
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Passive Design Buildings with climate specific aspect ratios are generally more energy efficient. L W Building Length Building Width Aspect Ratio =
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Passive Design A building in the Northern United States should have an aspect ratio close to 1.0. Length = Width 50 50 Building Length Building Width Aspect Ratio = = 50/50 = 1
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Passive Design A building in the Northern United States should have an aspect ratio close to 1.0.
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