This Teacher's Guide is a great overview of the key vocabulary and concepts of sustainability planning and construction including the value of passive solar design, natural daylighting and a green building approach to construction! Students work in teams to learn about Passive Solar Home Building Envelope, the types of Passive Solar Design, a 10 Step Approach to Integrating Passive Solar Design into a Building Project and the importance of these energy efficient and green building strategies for the building occupants, our communities and our environment.
Stu is a Green Building & Passive Solar Design Expert and Consultant and has specialized in sustainability, passive solar design and green building for over 30 years. Stu is a General Contractor with over 35 years of building experience. Stu also was a Green Building and Passive Solar Design Instructor at two local Community Colleges. Thousands of students toured our passive solar and green building home that Stu designed and built in Santa Cruz County over a 15 year period!