Solar

Feb
15

Embodied Carbon of Materials

Embodied Carbon of Materials  There are two types of carbon emissions related to buildings, namely Operational Carbon (emissions related to operating the building in terms of electricity use, etc) and Embodied Carbon (emissions related to producing the materials that are used to build the building).  This webinar is focusing on the latter: Embodied Carbon of [...]
By Michelle Display | Green Building . Net Zero
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Feb
09

Net Positive Water Buildings

Net Positive Water Buildings The Living Future Collaborative South Africa has organised this panel webinar to present you with insight and inspiration about what it means to design buildings to be Net Positive Water - super energy efficient building designs supplemented by renewable energy to meet its energy needs. This discussion unpacks the practicalities of [...]
By Michelle Display | Green Building . Net Zero . Water
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Nov
18

Net Positive Energy Buildings & LBC

Net Positive Energy Buildings & Living Building Challenge The Living Future Collaborative South Africa has organised this panel webinar to present you with insight and inspiration about what it means to design buildings to be Net Positive Energy - super energy efficient building designs supplemented by renewable energy to meet its energy needs. This discussion [...]
By Michelle Display | Green Building . Net Zero
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Jul
21

Solar Design Basics II: Solar Control & Shading

Solar Design Basics II: Solar Control & Shading Once the solar implications are known, the design of solar control can commence. Optimally, a successful project has the right use of shading while not overdesigning.  Simple calculations can inform the requirements which can then be addressed by design. This course will cover design approaches to solar [...]
By Michelle Display | Uncategorized
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May
26

Solar Design Basics I: Our Dynamic Sun

Solar Design Basics I: Our Dynamic Sun Designing with the sun can be powerful – by optimizing its usefulness, as well as, ensuring protection from it when required. To do this, the physical behaviours of the sun need to be understood. This course will get you started with solar geometry and how to predict where [...]
By Michelle Display | Uncategorized
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