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close this bookDesign Handbook on Passive Solar Heating and Natural Cooling (HABITAT, 1990, 162 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsI. Principles of passive solar architecture
Open this folder and view contentsII. The Australian climates and people
Open this folder and view contentsIII. Fundamentals of heat flow
Open this folder and view contentsIV. Thermal comfort
Open this folder and view contentsV. Basic design principles and strategies
Open this folder and view contentsVI. Bio-climatic analysis and comfort strategies
Open this folder and view contentsVII. Detail design
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View the documentAnnex I: Relevant Australian standards
View the documentAnnex II: Glossary of terms
View the documentAnnex III: Metric units of measurements
View the documentAnnex IV: Typical internal heat loads for appliances
View the documentAnnex V: Minimum additional thermal resistance requirements
View the documentAnnex VI: Climate data for Sydney region - mean daily insolation for Sydney
View the documentAnnex VII: Selected thermal properties of various building material
View the documentAnnex VIII: Selected u-values and r-values
View the documentAnnex IX: Heating degree day data - new south Wales
View the documentAnnex X: Glass-mass performance graphs
View the documentAnnex XI: Appraisal graphs for the 5-star design rating system
View the documentAnnex XII: Sun position charts for Australian capital cities
View the documentAnnex XIII: Bibliography and suggested reading

Annex I: Relevant Australian standards

AS 1366.1-1981

Rigid cellular plastics sheets for thermal insulation.


Part 1. Rigid cellular polyurethane.


Part 2. Rigid cellular polyisocyanurate.

AS 2461-1981

Mineral wool thermal insulation. Loose fill.

AS 2462-1981

Cellular fibre thermal insulation.

AS 2463- 1981

Sea grass bulk thermal insulation.

AS 2352-1980

Glossary of terms for thermal insulation of buildings.

0.116 1975-1968

Organic fibre insulation board.

K.156- 1965

Expanded polystyrene for thermal insulation.

AS 2002-1979

The installation of household-type solar hot-water supply systems.

AS 1903 and 1904

Reflective foil laminate -1976