The Passive Solar Design And Construction Handbook

The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date
Category Architecture
Total Pages 291
ISBN 0471183083
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The only complete guide to passive solar design and construction 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 applications. It supplies detailed, step-by-step information on all practical aspects of passive solar design and construction and fills you in on all the latest advances in materials and building techniques—including the most recent findings on material and assembly performance. You'll also find the latest techniques for computer simulation and energy analysis. This timely and informative book: Reviews passive solar design principles Discusses the unique design opportunities inherent in passive solar homes Describes the various solar home types Introduces the principles of "whole-house" design Includes more than 300 illustrations, complete construction details and notes, and dozens of helpful case studies Explores important regional issues, such as termite shields, pressure treating wood, attic ventilation, and special structural requirements in seismic areas. For building contractors, architects, and anyone interested in state-of-the-art passive solar construction, The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook saves hours of research and provides the complete, authoritative, up-to-date information that professionals need to take on a challenging job with confidence.

The Passive Solar Energy Book
  • Author : Edward Mazria
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979

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The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook
  • Author : Steven Winter Associates Inc,Steven Winter Associates, Inc.
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1998

The only complete guide to passive solar design and construction 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

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Thermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar Buildings
  • Author : AK Athienitis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18

Passive solar design techniques are becoming increasingly important in building design. This design reference book takes the building engineer or physicist step-by-step through the thermal analysis and design of passive solar buildings. In particular it emphasises two important topics: the maximum utilization of available solar energy and thermal storage, and

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The Passive Solar House
  • Author : James Kachadorian
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-07-31

Revised and Expanded Edition - Includes CD-ROM with Custom Design Software For the past ten years The Passive Solar House has offered proven techniques for building homes that heat and cool themselves, using readily available materials and methods familiar to all building contractors and many do-it-yourself homeowners. True to this

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Passive Solar Design Handbook  Passive solar design concepts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980

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Passive Solar Simplified
  • Author : Thomas Doerr
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2012-05

"Learn just what you need to know about passive solar house design for western states"--P. [4] of cover.

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Passive Solar Architecture
  • Author : David Bainbridge,Ken Haggard
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-08-18

New buildings can be designed to be solar oriented, naturally heated and cooled, naturally lit and ventilated, and made with renewable, sustainable materials—no matter the location or climate. In this comprehensive overview of passive solar design, two of America’s solar pioneers give homeowners, architects, designers, and builders the

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Passive Solar Design
  • Author : AIA Research Corporation
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978

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The Solar House
  • Author : Daniel D. Chiras
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002-10-01

Passive solar heating and passive cooling—approaches known as natural conditioning—provide comfort throughout the year by reducing, or eliminating, the need for fossil fuel. Yet while heat from sunlight and ventilation from breezes is free for the taking, few modern architects or builders really understand the principles involved. Now

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Passive Solar Energy Design and Materials
  • Author : J. K. Paul
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 1979

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Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference
  • Author : David Thorpe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-15

This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling principles and techniques in different climates,

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Tax Credits to Homebuilders Using Passive Solar Design and Building Techniques
  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980

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Passive Solar Heating Analysis
  • Author : J. Douglas Balcomb
  • Publisher : Amer Society of Heating
  • Release Date : 1984

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Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference
  • Author : Ken Haggard,David A. Bainbridge,Rachel Aljilani
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-01

Our pocket reference books provide a wealth of practical information at your fingertips, whenever you need it. Rich in background detail, at-a-glance tables and diagrams, equations, and more, the Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference is a handy resource for architects, engineers and students. Coverage includes: definitions load determinants and Responses (

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Passive Solar Design Handbook  Volume 3  Passive solar design analysis and supplement
  • Author : J. Douglas Balcomb
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1983

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