Mostly designed by famed Philadelphia architect Frank Furness (pronounced "furnace"), PAFA's magnificent Historic Landmark Building includes features later used in virtually every modern skyscraper, plus a passive ventilation
system and industrial touches not seen in any other museum.
designs encourage airflow and reduce power expenditure, while overhanging balconies and "green" walls provide natural shade.
Installation of additional attic insulation, to include the insulation of pipes, water tanks, loft access walk ways and the improvement to passive ventilation
You also need passive ventilation
- air bricks to extract moisture.
You need to get passive ventilation
installed or trickle vents in the windows, or both.
Ridge vents are an essential element in passive ventilation
systems, allowing fresh air to enter a space and eliminating stagnant air.
The east and south windows are multilayered systems and, like all the house's windows, operable to admit fresh air and optimize passive ventilation
This competition promotes the use of renewable solar energy and integration of air-conditioning, passive ventilation
, and desiccant cooling in the built form," she noted.
Large public buildings use so-called passive ventilation
(advanced ventilation) methods by forming the roof and wall planes with a special shaft--the so-called "thermal chimneys", which help to direct the air flow inside the building and increase air exchange capacity without any motor assistance.
SCS fitted an intelligent stand-alone control and passive ventilation
system that can be operated remotely and is not dependent on the building's management system (BMS).
There is passive ventilation
to naturally cool the building in summer and as well as an excellent insulation system to reduce heating costs in winter.
Other special features include rainwater harvesting and a passive ventilation