Green Buildings at Coffs Harbour Education Campus

Well, greenish! Three recently completed buildings at Coffs Harbour Education Campus have been designed with some green features:nSouthern Cross University/ North Coast Institute of TAFE School of Nursing: Below-ground pre-cooling labyrinth for airconditioning inlet Natural ventilation with automatic window controls to individual rooms Naturally-ventilated spine corridor to promote air-flow throughout Passive gain to north-west facing rooms and north-east spine corridor Image: School of Nursing Building Image: Inlet to Aircon Labyrinth Image: Louvres to teaching spaces for natural ventilation Image: Natural ventilation control Image: Spine corridor for daylight and natural ventilationnNorth Coast Institute of TAFE Automotive Building: North-east orientation for classrooms and staff rooms Large shading overhangs Daylighting and natural ventilation to automotive bays, through operable translucent clerestory windows Natural ventilation to classrooms Solid thermal mass walls to internal perimeter of corridor Collection of rainwater for use in automotive operations Image: Automotive work area and daylighting through clerestory Image: Operable clerestory windowsnNorth Coast Institute of TAFE Furniture Design Workshop: Operable high level translucent windows for daylighting and natural ventilation Image: High level vents Image: Vents and external shading

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