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close this book National design handbook prototype on passive solar heating and natural cooling of buildings
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Open this folder and view contents Introduction
Open this folder and view contents I. Principles of passive solar architecture
Open this folder and view contents II. The Australian climates and people
Open this folder and view contents III. Fundamentals of heat flow
Open this folder and view contents IV. Thermal comfort
Open this folder and view contents V. Basic design principles and strategies
Open this folder and view contents VI. Bio-climatic analysis and comfort strategies
Open this folder and view contents VII. Detail design
Open this folder and view contents VIII. Final design evaluation
View the document Annex I: Relevant Australian standards
View the document Annex II: Glossary of terms
View the document Annex III: Metric units of measurements
View the document Annex IV: Typical internal heat loads for appliances
View the document Annex V: Minimum additional thermal resistance requirements
View the document Annex VI: Climate data for Sydney region - mean daily insolation for Sydney
View the document Annex VII: Selected thermal properties of various building material
View the document Annex VIII: Selected u-values and r-values
View the document Annex IX: Heating degree day data - new south Wales
View the document Annex X: Glass-mass performance graphs
View the document Annex XI: Appraisal graphs for the 5-star design rating system
View the document Annex XII: Sun position charts for Australian capital cities
View the document Annex 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