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Glossary

Terms for Architecture, Green Building & Energy


This glossary includes more than 300 solar terms, as well as hundreds of additional sustainable design and construction terms.

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Passive Heating

Definition: The building's structure (or an element of it) is designed to allow natural thermal energy flows such as radiation, conduction, and natural convection generated by the sun to provide heat. The home relies solely or primarily on non-mechanical means of heating.