Monday, March 21, 2011
From Ancient Air Conditioners to Contemporary Passive Homes
By Delana in Art & Design, History & Trivia, Home & Garden
We might tend to think of passive home design and environmentally-friendly cooling methods as qualities of modern “green” construction. But natural cooling techniques have been used for as long as humans have been building homes; after all, the modern air conditioner is a relatively recent invention. These homes were all built to take advantage of simple, natural cooling methods – no air conditioner required.
Posted by crutplak at 12:17 AM