Thermal design Tag

Thermal Mass in Building Design

David and Michael of Partners Energy have the experience and current information about thermal mass and good building design.  They are able to advise you on improving the thermal comfort of your home but it is preferable that good thermal principles are considered in the...

Cooling Your House

Cooling Use passive design principles to increase comfort and reduce the need for cooling. Insulate your home and shade windows from summer sun. Never use mechanical cooling as a substitute for good design (see Passive cooling). However, many existing homes do not include good design features,...

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MORTALITY AND THE THERMAL PROPERTIES OF BUILDINGS

This article from the CSR newsletter points out the relationship between mortality and the thermal problems of current house design in Australia and also suggests some possible solutions. Scott Clarkson the Project manager of Innovation at CSR discusses recent studies that have linked temperature, building quality...