by U.S. Dept. of Energy .
Written in English
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The Passive Solar Energy Book contains most of the information you will need to successfully design a passive solar building. This is a practical working handbook/5. OCLC Number: Notes: Work performed under contract no. EGC, by Eikonix Corporation. May 3, Description: iii, 34 pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. The Passive Solar Construction Handbook provides a reference for adapting standard building methods and materials to passive solar applications. The core of the Handbook is a collection of hundreds of illustrated and labeled details and construction notes for the essential passive solar systems that singly or in combination form the basis of every passive solar building. This book covers the fundamentals of the science and architecture in solar passive building, showing how optimal mass, insulation, orientation, shape, built form and layout play their role in .
The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook is an unbeatable guide for architects and building contractors who want to satisfy the growing demand for passive solar residential design. A complete revision of the bible of passive solar design originally published by the U.S. Department of Energy, this is the only comprehensive guide to adapting standard building practices to current passive solar Reviews: 4. Passive solar systems collect and utilize solar energy by natural means and do not involve the use of mechanical power to circulate the heat transport fluid. The thermal energy transfer in and out of the structure, in and out of the storage medium, and around and through the conditioned space is . Regardless of what kind of construction you choose, Living Homes: Stone Masonry, Log, and Strawbale Construction includes helpful coverage of energy-efficient passive solar design. The book emphasizes smart design over expensive materials for keeping a home comfortable without a big heating bill. This new edition of Solar Energy Engineering: Processes and Systems from Prof. Soteris Kalogirou, a renowned expert with over thirty years of experience in renewable energy systems and applications, includes revised and updated chapters on all areas of solar energy engineering from the fundamentals to the highest level of current research. The book includes high interest topics such as solar collectors, solar water heating, solar space .
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