Passive Strategy
Understanding the Terminology
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Written by Zahra Zolfaghari
Updated over a week ago

Passive strategy, or passive design strategies, are building design methods using ambient energy sources to cool, heat, shade, and or ventilate a space. In place of mechanical support systems, or purchased energy, passive strategies are used to keep buildings comfortable and thermally excel in climates where design can out-performs technology.

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