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By John Littler

Originating from their paintings at Cambridge collage at the layout of strength effective houses in Northern Europe, the authors contemplate the location structures, construction designs, to be had renewable power assets, and servicing platforms in several kinds of low strength homes.

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Oxford: Pergamon. [48 ] Anon. (1976). A verages of Temperatures for the United Kingdom. Meteorological Office, London: HMSO. [49] Data from the University Botanic Garden, Cambridge. , AIA, Marston Mills, Mass. [51] Metz, D. (1982). 'Keeping dry underground'. Solar Age, 7 (5), 24-31. [52] Long, G. (1976). 'Solar energy: its potential contribution within the United Kingdom'. Department of Energy. Energy Paper No. 16. London: HMSO. 1 Introduction Le Corbusierl11 said that a house was a machine for living in - in this chapter we attempt to describe some of the machine's components.

F. (1977). 'Wind and trees: air infiltration effects on energy in housing'. Journal of Industrial Aerodynamics, 2, 1 — 19. [33] Sterling, R. (undated). Earth Sheltered Housing Design. University of Minnesota: The Underground Space Center. [34] Woodruff, N. (1954). 'Shelterbelt and surface barrier effects on wind velocities, evaporation, house heating and snow drifting'. Technical Bulletin No. 77. Agricultural and Engineering Station, Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science. F. (1975).

Site planning and analysis 36 Fig. 22. 48. 49 ] 18 Air temperature 16 Soil temperature at 1 m 14 12 oc10 8 6 4 2 0 Jan Apr Jul Oct Dec Europe (by the same architect), combines an earth surround and covering with an exposed south facade to take advantage of passive solar gain. Fig. 24 shows the Ecology House in Stow, Massachusetts. Heating is by forced air with a heat pump and energy use is 50-60% of that of a normal house of the same size. ) and provision of adequate ventilation and light are some of the factors that must be evaluated carefully before opting for an underground or semiunderground structure.

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