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A very simple method for cooling buildings.


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Summary

In a house that is warmer than the outside environment, warm air is trapped inside of the house.  Opening a vent at the top of the house will allow the warm air to rise out of the house.  Opening another vent at the bottom of the house will create a path for cool air to enter the house and warm air to escape the house.


Category of the action

Building efficiency: Physical Action


What actions do you propose?

Having this house cooling mechanism built into all high-end AC systems.


Who will take these actions?

Having this mechanism included as a feature available from every US manufacturer of air conditioning and thermostat systems.


Where will these actions be taken?

State, Federal laws, HVAC schools, HVAC unions, conventions and organizations.


How much will emissions be reduced or sequestered vs. business as usual levels?


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