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Evaluating Passive Solar Design

Evaluating Passive Solar Design Photo Credit: By Department of Energy Solar Decathlon (CC BY-ND 2.0) via flickr.

Introduction

Now that you’ve learned more about architectural models, you and your partner should meet and review your designs and pick one of the two designs to model. You can use this sheet to help you make a decision.


Evaluate Your Design

Team:

Date:

Directions:

First, come up with the design criteria you want to use to evaluate your designs. List them below.

 

 

In the table below, use a scale of 1-5, with 1 meaning the design concept does not meet that criterion at all, to rate each of the designs according to the criteria.

Criteria

Design #1

Design #2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Totals

 

 

 

Pick the design that has the highest score.

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