Life in a Fishbowl

Proposed Illinois Institute of Technology dormitories in Chicago

NATURAL VENTILATION Mixed-Mode Conditioning Cooling only at peak times ' Exhaust heat recovery Roof Greenhouses Sun-driven natural ventilation ' Solar heat capture in winter Solar Orientation Buildings positioned to reduce solar heat gain Solar Shading and Performance Glazing To minimize cooling load Window Wind Scoops Assisting natural ventilation RAINWATER HARVESTING Green Roofs on Common Areas Stormwater control Water-Efficient Landscaping Swells and bio-swales ENHANCED DAYLIGHTING Light shelves ' Reduced interior lighting loads MAIN STAIR WATERWALL Cools fa??ade in summer ' Humidifies air in winter ' Visual and aural enhancement ' Color change to reflect energy load

NATURAL VENTILATION Mixed-Mode Conditioning Cooling only at peak times ' Exhaust heat recovery Roof Greenhouses Sun-driven natural ventilation ' Solar heat capture in winter Solar Orientation Buildings positioned to reduce solar heat gain Solar Shading and Performance Glazing To minimize cooling load Window Wind Scoops Assisting natural ventilation Renewable Energy Production Solar water heating ' Photovoltaics ' Wind turbines ' Geothermal/Earth duct RAINWATER HARVESTING Green Roofs on Common Areas Stormwater control Water Efficient Landscaping Swells and bio-swales Graywater Recycling ENHANCED DAYLIGHTING Light shelves ' Reduced interior lighting loads MAIN STAIR WATERWALL Cools fa??ade in summer ' Humidifies air in winter ' Visual and aural enhancement ' Color change to reflect energy load STUDENT AWARENESS OF ENERGY PERFORMANCE Visible technologies ' Real-time energy use feedback ' Active building displays ' Recycling and refuse management

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