Chapter 4 Energy-Efficient Home Design - Florida Solar Energy Center
Examples like that will help you market the time-of- day layout ... West. Glass facing norrh or south is preferable to glass facing east, west or roofward ( horizontal). It is clear that ... Selecting and Modifying Home Plans ... A house plan which has a narrow front is best for a ... A porch provides a place for the home's occupants.
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Cooling Your Home Naturally - NREL
in the first place. The primary ... Four factors affect heat accumulation in a home: solar heat gain, ... Wall color is not as important as roof color, ... control films are best for warmer climates .... Locate trees to shade the east and west windows and walls. ... Make sure the plants you choose can withstand local weather extremes.
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Planning a House With an Energy Future - University of Kentucky
Have you given the energy required to operate your home equal importance to building site, style, floor ... when selecting the site and building orientation. You ... houses with a small proportion of east and west wall ... place the insulation on the outside wall and extend it ..... is usually best located within the house rather than.
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Hawaii Homeowner's Guide to Energy, Comfort & Value
important energy savings step for a Hawaii home. Conventional water ... BEST. $1,000+. $220. Heat Pump. BETTER. Gas. $400. $370. FAIR. Electric ... brochure for places to find latest information on tax credits, utility rebates .... Minimize area of east- or west-facing .... Select ovens with windows so that you don't need to.
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Cool Homes - Cairns Regional Council
House orientated with the long axis running east to west to minimise the wall area exposed .... important to design homes that keep out the heat and maximise opportunities .... If possible, choose a block of land that allows you to design a home that .... To capture breezes and stay cool, it is best to design a narrow or pavilion.
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Exterior Shutters - NC Clean Energy Technology Center
You may have to combine or alternate window products to get the best effect. ... Windows on the east and west sides of the house - ... determine the orientation of each window and choose ... important. From a cooling standpoint, it makes sense to install heat-rejecting ... Interior storm panels are held in place with two-part.
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Right Tree in the Right Place - Missouri Department of Conservation
you, it's important that you pick a tree that is right for the place you intend to plant it ... Plant large trees on the east and west sides of your home to maximize energy savings. According to the U.S. Forest ... east and west sides of structure for best.
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East West: at Home the Best? - HKBU Institutional Repository
place are increasingly compressed and interaction between East and West grows in density, ... So, I am very happy to be able to share some of my thoughts with you. In ... basis for these emotions and, in the eyes of some, the most important basis for new clashes ..... prevent us from travelling the roads we like to choose.
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Selecting Windows for Energy Efficiency - Windows and Daylighting
into the home during cold weather and back to the .... most obvious place it occurs. .... and east- and west-facing windows. North ... rating—to help you choose wisely. ..... the most important in helping choose the best window for your purposes.
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Choosing the Right Waterfront Property - Wisconsin Department of
If you are thinking about buying waterfront property in Wisconsin, this ... If you decide you definitely want a place on the water, the next step will be to ... Learning about the lake or river is one of the most important aspects of buying ... are as important as the house. .... sheds provide the best protection… so choose wisely.
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How to Survive in the West - The Investigative Project on Terrorism
Dec 4, 2015 ... police raids our homes for having the Quran and surah al-Tawbah on .... And Allah knows best. ... To sisters: if you wear Hijab and go to a place where Muslims are searched (ie. ... (Choosing a false name is really important in the dark ... West and far East, they are the aggressors, and they are victimizing the ...
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Design Guidance for New Windows in a Cold Climate - Efficient
The energy impact due to windows in a home depends on ... important for homeowners and designers to be aware of the ... house type, and window type available for selection. You can choose to see the map with the ENERGY .... north, east, south and west where 55% of the window area is on .... The best place to shade a.
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Landscaping for Energy Efficiency - Mass.Gov
your best long-term investment for reducing heating and cooling costs ... round; ways that landscaping helps the environment; important ... west, and east of houses cut fuel consumption by an average of ... fuel consumption than similar but unprotected homes. If you live in a windy .... Selecting and Planting Trees and Shrubs.
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Designing for Queensland's Climate booklet - Department of
and promote the importance of investing in sustainable design and to increase ... All homes built under the program address the Smart and Sustainable Homes. Design ... builders with information on how to best respond to their local climate zones. ..... orientating the longest face to the north and the shortest to the east/ west.
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Parents Helping Students - State of Michigan
apply the ideas and concepts learned in social studies at home. When we use ... have listed many ideas so that you can choose ones that interest you or are easy to ... You know best what you and your child will enjoy. ... These decisions are an important part of their cultural heritage; ... the words north, south, east, and west.
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The Uncertainty of National and Cultural Identity - SUrface
May 1, 2013 ... the most important part of the title was the comma. .... The saying “East, West, Home's Best” could have ... of cultural pluralism, the idea that home is “the best place to be” stands in ... choose neither of you, and both.” 6.
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East, West, home's best: But where is Bharati Mukherjee's home?
process of writing, where writing itself becomes home, identity, and a way of ... English has already proved its ever grong importance in English literary and ... One of the major features of postcolonial literatures is the concern with place ..... ceeds both in reaching and in surviving in America and in choosing the best option.
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Efficient, Convenient Wood Heating - MSU Extension
families heat their homes at least partly with ... households wood is an important ... Your best resource for reliable wood- .... more consistent, efficient fires that produce the heating results you want. ... Place two split logs parallel to each ... east-west (see Figure 8 on page 6) .... costs, to help you choose between alternatives.
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Cover Crops for Home Gardens West of the Cascades - Washington
for Home Gardens East of the Cascades, focuses on choosing the best cover crops for gardens in ... most important to you and which cover crops best fit into.
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housing guide - Loyola Law School
south) and the 10 Freeway (Santa Monica Freeway - running east and west). ... Law School's free, 18-passenger shuttle will pick you up for the last mile to the campus. Plus, a "lunch ... the most important buildings in our legal community. ... place to work and live, Los Angeles is also a ... best restaurants, clubs, shops and art.
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