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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 V: Minimum additional thermal resistance requirements

Locality

R1-value

R1-value ext.walls ceilings

Adelong

1.5

3.5

Albury

1.0

3.5

Ardlethan

1.0

3.0

Armidale

1.0

3.5

Badgerys Creek

-

2.0

Balranald

1.0

2.5

Bankstown

-

2.0

Baradine

1.0

2.5

Barraba

1.0

3.0

Bathurst

1.5

3.5

Bega

1.5

3.5

Bellingen

-

1.5

Berrigan

1.0

3.0

Bingara

-

2.0

Black Springs

1.5

3.5

Blayney

1.5

3.5

Bombala

1.5

3.5

Bondi Forest

1.5

3.5

Boorowa

1.5

3.5

Bourke

-

1.5

Bowral

1.5

3.5

Braidwood

1.5

3.5

Brewarrina

-

1.5

Broken Hill

1.0

2.5

Brookfield

1.5

3.5

Bundarra

1.0

3.0

Burrinjuck

1.5

3.5

Cabramurra

1.5

3.5

Camden

-

2.0

Campbelltown

-

2.0

Canberra

1.5

3.5

Canobalas

1.5

3.5

Canowindra

1.0

3.0

Carabost

1.5

3.5

Carcoar

1 5

3.5

Cassilis

1.0

3.0

Centennial Park

-

1.5

Cessnock

-

2.0

Charlott Pas

1.

3.5

Clouds Creek

1.0

3.0

Cobar

-

2.0

Coffs Harbour

-

1.5

Collarenebri

-

1.5

Condobolin

1.0

3.0

Coolah

1.0

3.0

Coolongolook

-

2.0

Coonabarabran

3:o

3 5

Coonamble

-

2.0

Coopernook

-

1.5

Cootamundra

1.5

3.5

Corowa

1.0

3.0

Cowra

1.5

3.5

Crookwell

1.5

3.5

Cumberland

-

2.0

Deepwater

1.5

3.5

Deniliquin

1.0

2.5

Dubbo

1.0

3.0

Dunedoo

1.0

3.0

Dungog

-

2.0

East Maitland

-

2.0

Euston

1.0

3.0

Finley

1.0

3.0

Forbes

1.0

3.0

Frogmore

1.5

3.5

Gilgandra

1.0

2.5

Girard

1.0

3.0

Glen Innes

1.5

3.5

Gienfield

-

2.0

Glenorie

-

2.0

Goodooga

-

1.5

Goulburn

1.5

3.5

Green Cape

1.0

3.0

Grenfell

1.0

3.0

Griffith

1.0

3.0

Gudgenby

1.5

3.5

Gulgong

1.0

3.0

Gundagai

1.0

3.0

Gunneaah

-

2.0

Guyra

1.5

3.5

Harden

1.5

3.5

Harrington

-

1.5

Hay

1.0

2.5

Hillston

1.0

2.5

Hoisworthy

-

2.0

Honeysuckle Crk

.5

3.5

Hume Weir

1.0

2.5

Inverell

1.5

3.0

Ivanhoe

1.0

2.5

Jenolan Caves

1.5

3.5

Jerrys Plains

-

2.0

Jervis Bay

-

2.0

Junee

1.0

3.0

Katoomba

1.5

3.5

Kendall

-

1.5

Khancoban

1.5

3.5

Kiandra

1.5

3.5

Kirkconnell

1.5

3.5

Kulnura

1.0

2.5

Lake Cargelligo

.0

2.5

Lake Victoria

1.0

2.5

Laurel Hill

1.5

3.5

Leeton

1.0

2.5

Lidsdale

1.5

3.5

Lithgow

1.5

3.5

Liverpool

-

2.0

Lostock

-

2.0

Lucas Heights

-

2.0

Maitland

-

2.0

Marsfield

-

2.0

Maryville

-

1.5

Mathoura

-

2.5

Menindee

-

2.0

Merimbul

1.

3.0

Millthorpe

1.5

3.5

Moira

1.0

3.0

Molong

1.5

3.5

Monkstadt

1.0

2.5

Montague Island

-

20

Moree

-

2.0

Moruya Heads

1.0

2.5

Moss Vale

1.5

3.5

Moulamein

1.0

2.5

Mount Hope

1.0

2.5

Mt. Mitchell

1.5

3.5

Mount Topper

1.0

3.0

Mount Victoria

1.5

3.5

Mudgee

1.0

3.0

Mullion Creek

1.5

3.5

Mungindi

-

1.5

Murraguldrie

1.5

3.5

Murrurundi

1.0

3.0

Muswellbrook

1.0

2.5

Nalbaugh

1.5

3.5

Naradhan

1.0

2.5

Narara

1.0

2.5

Narooma

1.0

3.0

Narrabri

-

2.0

Narrandera

1.0

2.5

Nelson Bay

-

1. 5

Nerrilga

1.5

3.5

Newcastle

-

1.5

Newnes

1.5

3.5

Nimmitabel

1.5

3.5

Nowra

1.0

2.5

Nyngan

-

2.0

Oberon

1.5

3.5

Olney

1.0

2.5

Orange

1.5

3.5

Orchard Hills

-

2.0

Orroral Valley

1.5

3.5

Parkes

1.0

3.0

Parramatta

-

1.5

Paterson

-

2.0

Peak Hill

1.0

2.5

Picton

1.0

2.5

Port Macquarie

-

1.5

Prospect

-

2.0

Quambone

-

2.0

Quandialla

1.0

3.0

Quirindi

1.0

2.5

Rathmines

-

1.5

Raymond Terrace

.0

2 5

Red Hill

1.5

3 5

Richmond

-

2.0

Riverview

-

1.5

Sandy Hollow

1.0

2.5

Scone

1.0

2.5

Seven Hills

-

2.0

Singleton

-

2.0