Passive solar heating is utilized in multiple design approaches and focuses on how combining various building elements in strategic ways can positively contribute to the heating, cooling, and daylighting of a building. Glazing is one of the most critical considerations for effective passive solar heating designs.
Taking into consideration the orientation of a building's windows and picking glazing tuned to the amount of sun exposure and climate can reduce HVAC loads and greatly improve the comfort of indoor occupants. Our glazing products and specialists help architects optimize solar control according to a builiding's unique orientation.
Benefits of passive solar designed buildings include:
Our unique, customized approach for each building identifies SeriousGlass glazing solutions that are: