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Welcome to the tutorial on Comparing Passive Strategies. This tutorial builds upon the Single Zone Model, and explains how to modify that model to compare the effectiveness of installing high-performance windows, introducing shading, replacing lighting fixtures, opening the windows for ventilation, and flushing the building with cool air at night.

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Tutorial Contents

Passive 0 - Comfort Models

Passive 1 - Materials - High Performance Window

Passive 2 - Geometry - Shade

Passive 3 - Equipment - Lighting

Passive 4 - Ventilation - Open Windows

Passive 5 - Schedules - Night Flushing