Solar Radiation

Solar Radiation Research Tasks:

Read the article handed out in class and try to answer the following questions:

  1. Why is it beneficial to design the shape of the building to make use of the sun in winter and shade from the sun during the summer?
  2. How is this possible? (Hint - where about does the sun rise/set in winter & summer)
  3. Where is it best to place bedrooms and kitchens based on what you have learned? Why?