“Passive solar design refers to the use of the sun’s energy for the heating and cooling of living spaces. In this approach, the building itself or some element of it takes advantage of natural energy characteristics in materials and air created by exposure to the sun” – Passivesolar.sustainablesources.com
There are many considerations in the design of a home that achieves solar passive properties.
These can be anything from the orientation of the home, operable windows, thermal mass, awnings and much more.
The architects and designers in our community are passionate about energy efficiency therefore encourage solar passive design in all their projects. Get in touch with us to find out what needs to be considered for your project in order to achieve an energy efficient home.