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Passive Solar Heating and Cooling Design

Passive Solar Heating and Cooling Design

Intent

To reduce the amount of non-renewable energy required to heat and cool a home through design features which permit solar heat gains and minimize the potential for overheating.

Additional Information/How to Implement

To reduce the amount of non-renewable energy required to heat and cool a home through design features which permit solar heat gains and minimize the potential for overheating.  The following diagram shows the optimum solar shading angle for Santa Fe.

Diagram of optimum solar shading angle

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