wind catcher

wind scoop, wind catcher

A device, especially found in hot regions of the Middle East, that ventilates a house by the use of wind. A small tower on the roof contains an opening that faces the prevailing wind, which is at a cooler temperature than the interior of the house. Because the wind velocity at this opening is greater than it is at the lower windows of the house, air in the shaft of the tower is forced down the shaft to cool the house.
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have reached an agreement on Tulsa-based PSO's proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project.
NextEra has no timeline for building the Oklahoma portion of the line, but the route might eventually be an option for delivering energy from another Oklahoma endeavor, the Wind Catcher Energy Connection, according to Steve Stengel, a NextEra spokesman.
Invitation to tender:Flat roofing: complete replacement of insulated flat roof waterproofing according to Minergie Eco, includes 3 flat roofs, 2 balconies and 1 small wind catcher, including pre-existing demolition of the existing waterproofing and various plumbing work
The Wind Catcher facility is presently under construction in the Oklahoma panhandle and will generate wind electricity from 800 state-of-the-art GE 2.
Wind catcher is one of the symbols for Iranian vernacular architecture, it is a device that flow the air inside the building and catches the outside air and leads it to the indoor space.
O-ring, clapper, and wind catcher, also known as a feather.
Wind catcher is located on the roof and is used to cool, heat and ventilate the structure.
In her paper Ruba Asir, founder of Asir Architects-Sustainable Solutions Office, revisits the concept of cooling method by means of Wind Catcher passively utilizing the renewable energy of wind to cool spaces using the office building in Amman as a model.
A wind catcher is a tower that rises from the house into the airspace above the rooflines (see illustration, Page 89).
The glass tubes on top of the atrium are annexed to a huge wind catcher that is expected to admit cool air from the north right into the central atrium.
The Wind Catcher project will include a 2-gigawatt wind farm in Oklahoma's Panhandle and a dedicated, high-voltage transmission line to transport the power to the Tulsa region, then eastward to SWEPCO customers in Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana.
The Tulsa-based electric utility submitted an application seeking preapproval to recover PSOs share of costs from the Wind Catcher project in the Oklahoma Panhandle when it enters service by the end of 2020.