PAS­SIVE COOL­ING

Real Living (Philippines) - - Real Homes -

De­signer Deb­bie Palao doesn’t need ar­ti­fi­cial air-con­di­tion­ing be­cause her home is pas­sively-cooled all year long be­cause of the cross ven­ti­la­tion in her house. Here, ar­chi­tect Vin­cent Martin Pin­pin shares with us how to pas­sively cool our spa­ces.

“Pas­sive cool­ing, sim­ply put, is the cool­ing of a space with­out the use of any me­chan­i­cal or en­ergy-con­sum­ing means,” says Vin­cent. “It leaves no car­bon foot­print, is cost-ef­fec­tive, nat­u­ral, and thus, health­ier.

If you are still in the build­ing stage, you can ask your ar­chi­tect to ori­ent your home to har­ness

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