What Is Passive Cooling and What Can You Do to Make It Work for You?

Passive cooling is natural air conditioning. By reducing a home’s internal and external heat gains, with clever techniques like properly positioned shade trees, houses can be completely cooled without using a mechanical air conditioner.

"The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Energy: Achieving Energy Independence Through Solar, Wind, Biomass and Hydropower" by Dan Chiras, completely revised and updated edition.
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