Saturday, January 31, 2009

This is the initial LEED analysis for Project X.

37 Probably points

21 Points that we need to work towards to achieving

3 Points that may not work for our project

8 Points that are not possible due to preexisting conditions

Silver should be easily attainable with Platinum not out of the question.

Friday, January 30, 2009

The Top 20 Design Guidlines for Phoenix According to Climate Consultant

You may have to click on the image to make it large enough to read.

Direct Normal Radiation, Dry Bulb Comparison

This graphic shows a direct normal radiation chart on top of a a dry bulb chart for Phoenix. As you can see the two criss cross each other in the middle of the day during the summer months. Demonstrates graphically how bad the combo of outdoor air temp and solar gain can be for a building here.

Psychrometric Chart

Psychrometric chart for Phoenix created by Climate Consultant

Wind & Dry Bulb Rose

Combination of wind and dry bulb temperature rose of Phoenix from Climate Consultant.

Site Data

This is a site data graphic that Alan sent to me as an example of a graphic representation of climate data.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

BIG Ideas

3.4.6. Big Idea This project seeks to acknowledge the critical nature
              of the sun and the potential of people to reconnect
              with its fundamental power. Building A = Solar harvester Building B = Solar observatory

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

3.4.2 Site Analysis Solar Site Study

2.1 Desert Bio-Fuels Deliverables

2.1 Desert Bio-Fuels Deliverables

2.1 Desert Bio-Fuels Deliverables

2.1 Desert Bio-Fuels Deliverables