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)
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Renewable Energy Laboratory web sites
Daylight direction technologies:Daylighting controls regulate electric light usage.
Keeping light diffuse, minimizing direct heat gain, technologies:
and maximizing penetration are critical.
Smith Middle School
Guide for Daylighting Schools