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This far reaching and authoritative two volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low energy building design, considering different strategies energy conservation and renewable energy and technologies relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production, heat storage, electricity and control Energy and life cycle impacts are considered as crucial factors, including passive and active solar use, daylighting and high efficiency conventional heat production Each volume assesses the potential of these options in a variety of contexts, covering different housing types apartment, row and detached in cold, temperate and mild climates The impressive list of expert authors from 14 countries includes a mix of internationally respected academics and practitioners, working together within the framework of a five year International Energy Agency IEA research project Volume 1 presents strategies and solutions, offering the reader a solid basis for developing concepts, considering environmental and economic concerns for housing projects in a variety of contexts Volume 2 offers a detailed analysis of exemplary buildings in different European countries and examines the various technologies employed to achieve their remarkable performance Aided by clear, full colour illustrations, it offers invaluable insights into the application of these technologies....

Title : Sustainable Solar Housing: Volume 2 - Exemplary Buildings and Technologies
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ISBN : 1844078000
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Routledge 1 edition December 3, 2006
Number of Pages : 296 pages
File Size : 860 KB
Status : Available For Download
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