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Our Home: Buildings of the Land — Energy Efficiency Design Guide for Indian Housing



Release Date: 
March 1994 (102 pages)
Posted Date:   
February 3, 2021



This historic design guide, prepared by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for a joint HUD-DOE Initiative on Energy Efficiency in Housing that launched in 1990, addresses energy efficient design as it relates to cultural issues in Indian housing. The guide discusses passive solar strategies, natural cooling, software such as BuilderGuide, and a range of other issues.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.