This course is reading material only.
There are no tests to be completed.
This course will cover the importance of orientation in reducing the requirements for heating and cooling.
Topics covered in this course include:
- Solar North
- The Sun’s Position in the Sky
- Designing for Orientation
- Orientation Checklist
Course Outcome: Upon completing this course, you will understand the importance of good orientation and its effect on passive heating in winter and passive cooling in summer. You will also learn how to locate the most effective position for your building in relation to the sun.