TITLE

A Call for Passive Survivability

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Alex
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jan2006, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on "The New Orleans Principles," a publication released by the U.S. Green Building Council. This publication is the outcome of the Greenbuild Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia from November 9-11, 2005. In this paper, the concepts that were covered in the publication are discussed including passive survivability. Moreover, several natural disasters are mentioned. These include the Hurricane Katrina and heat wave in Chicago, Illinois. Furthermore, the features of passive-survivability are enumerated. These include cooling-load avoidance strategies, natural ventilation and passive solar heating.
ACCESSION #
19677995

 

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