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Principles of passive solar building design

Cyril Carter

Principles of passive solar building design

with microcomputer programs

by Cyril Carter

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Published by Pergamon in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar houses -- Design and construction.,
  • Solar energy -- Passive systems.,
  • Solar energy -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCyril Carter and Johan De Villiers.
    ContributionsDe Villiers, Johan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH7414 .C39 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 177 p. :
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2731052M
    ISBN 10008033637X, 0080336361
    LC Control Number86025133

      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, the Passivhaus Standard and natural and Author: David Thorpe. because building design is directly related to energy use. Buildings with passive solar building designs naturally use the sun for free heating, cooling and lighting. This reduces the need to consume energy from other sources and provides a comfortable environ-ment inside. The principles of passive solar design are compatible.

    (With images) | Passive solar homes, Passive solar design, Solar house - Solarei Passive Solar House (New Zealand) -- Home uses "green architecture principles on a . Building Information Modeling (BIM) We use this 3D modeling process for accurate and efficient solar powered greenhouse design and construction. Features of BIM: Money Savings. Greater detail, accuracy, and increased compatibility with other software. Accuracy. Clash detection determines when features of the design do not fit together.

    Two solar pioneers show how to design a building for comfort, joy, and In a comprehensive overview of passive solar design—the resurrected solar strategy that is sweeping through Germany and rapidly regaining popularity in the United States—two of the offer readers overarching principles as well as the details and formulas necessary. This book covers the fundamentals of the architecture in solar passive building. Contents: Thermal comfort. Solar radiation, climate and building orientation. Building clusters and solar exposure. Passive concepts and components. Heat transfer in buildings and building materials. Mathematical models for solar passive houses.


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