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The turbine ventilator on top of this cupola uses natural wind power to pull warm air up and out of the building.
The turbine ventilator on top of this cupola uses natural wind power to pull warm air up and out of the building.
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This cupola allows warm air to escape and draws cool air in through lower windows.
This cupola allows warm air to escape and draws cool air in through lower windows. 
KELLY LERNER
A house with low and high air outlets achieves the best air flow.
A house with low and high air outlets achieves the best air flow.
OLIVIER ROLLIN
The chimney effect pulls warm air up and out of the home as it pulls cooler air inside. South-facing glass on the chimney increases the difference in air temperature from top to bottom and enhances ai
The chimney effect pulls warm air up and out of the home as it pulls cooler air inside. South-facing glass on the chimney increases the difference in air temperature from top to bottom and enhances airflow.
OLIVIER ROLLIN
Landscaping, such as trees and shrubs, can help funnel precooled air into open windows.
Landscaping, such as trees and shrubs, can help funnel precooled air into open windows.
OLIVIER ROLLIN
Wind catchers, such as this four-sided model, capture cooler air from above the roofline and scoop the breeze down into the home.
Wind catchers, such as this four-sided model, capture cooler air from above the roofline and scoop the breeze down into the home.
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