Sustainable energy conservations strategies that could be used in the bank branch: Smart ventilation – to reduce HVAC (transitional seasons) Overhangs – to reduce cooling load (cooling season) Daylighting – to reduce electricity use (all year)
Photo Credits: University of Oregon, Design Share, Inc., University of Florida Center for Construction and Environment, National
Renewable Energy Laboratory web sites
Keeping light diffuse, minimizing direct heat gain,
and maximizing penetration are critical.
Smith Middle School
Guide for Daylighting Schools