Means efficiency and Use of on-Site energies
Design with natural energy flows can keep a house comfortable through the year.
oceano, Calif.: (above left) Passive solar tech-
niques, including massive walls and shaded
windows, work well on the 27 modest units
of this co-housing community. templeton,
Calif.: (above right) this passive solar straw
bale house illustrates the use of overhangs
on the south facade to control solar radiation
entering the home during the cooling season.
three rivers, Calif.: (left) trees help to shade
this passive solar straw bale residence. Cayu-
cos, Calif.: (Below) this is a passive solar straw
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