Passive solar design maximises heat efficiency by optimising orientation, while working within the constraints of site and context.
What does PSD stand for?
PSD stands for Passive Solar Design (buildings)
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We have 442 other meanings of PSD in our Acronym Attic
- Parti Social Démocratique (French: Social Democratic Party)
- Partia Socialdemokrate (Social Democratic Party, Albania)
- Particle Size Distribution
- Partido Social Democrata (Portuguese: Social Democratic Party)
- Partido Social Democrãtico (Portugese: Social Democratic Party, Cape Verde)
- Partido Socialista Democrático (Social Democratic Party, Brazil)
- Partido Solidaridad Democratica (Spanish: Democratic Solidarity Party)
- Partidului Social Democrat (Romanian)
- Pascagoula School District (Mississippi)
- Passive Sampling Device(s)
- Pattern Standard Deviation (glaucoma testing)
- Pawtucket School Department (Pawtucket, RI)
- Payment Services Directive (EU)
- Pediatric Spectrum of HIV Disease
- Pennridge School District (Perkasie, Pa)
- Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
- Personal and Social Development
- Personal Secure Drive
- Personal Security Detachment
- Personnel Service Directorate
Samples in periodicals archive:
This totally ignores the main purpose of passive solar design to be thermally efficient.
The Energy Laboratory is an energy-neutral building with integrated sustainable systems, such as passive solar design, natural daylighting optimization, high-efficiency systems, and renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power.
Actually, I believe that if the Nile was God's gift to Egypt for real, then passive solar design is definitely his gift to Jordan.
Despite this potential, poor passive solar design and/or inadequate control strategies may lead to overheating (Argiriou et al.
While you won't be getting all of your heating needs met by rooftop collectors or a passive solar design such as a sunroom, you can cut the energy used for heating your home and water by nearly half or more (and chop your bills down in the process).
This will be accomplished through homeowner conservation, passive solar design, energy-efficient construction methods and materials, and on-site production of renewable energy.