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passive solar heating/cooling. Even better illustration of passive solar design principles.

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Using the Sun to your advantage when you orientate your building

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passive solar/thermal heat gain for the house as well as food, nice.

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from Vimeo

Passive House Explained in 90 Seconds

"I'm a Passive House enthusiast. I'm involved in this great movement to create highly energy efficient buildings that use 80 to 90% less energy. But how? I get asked often what a Passive House is. This is the low down in 90 seconds."

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great passive solar design- I would plant row of deciduous trees in front of glass so that in the winter that could act as a giant trombe wall but be shaded to keep it cool in the summer. Trees that max out at 2 stories would allow south face 3rd level roof to accommodate panels!

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from FREECYCLE

Kitras OR-CROS-06-PB 7-Inch Handmade Glass Cross

Passive Solar House Design for better energy efficiency. (example is for New Zealand) Please be aware that the angles may be different for the area you are located. Angles of the sun for Australia can be found www.ga.gov.au/...

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