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       ontario land group

        building concept one













passive solar design. when designing structures, it's critical to take solar orientation into account as this dramatically improves energy efficiency and occupant comfort.  the fundamentals are embedded in this design, and the animations below graphically illustrate how they are realized in practice.



shadow study

location: toronto, ontario; latitude 43 40' N


summer solstice

date: June 21   time: sunrise (4:41am) to sunset (7:57pm)



winter solstice

date: december 21   time: sunrise (7:53am) to sunset (4:58pm)




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