This presentation is an overview of passive solar design principles. What is it? What are the advantages to me? How do I do it? We will cover the basics and look at a current case study. This presentation will also describe the importance of whole systems design and touch on appropriate building material selection.
Kent Beierle (by-early) is one of the four founding partners of Environmental Dynamics Inc., a local architectural design firm that practices architecture with a sustainable approach. Kent holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Masters Degree in Architecture with an emphasis in energy efficiency from the University of New Mexico. He and his partners are actively implementing sustainable design in their residential and commercial building projects, specifically in regards to energy efficiency, water conservation and use of healthy materials.