Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design (GreenSource Books) / Edition 1

Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design (GreenSource Books) / Edition 1

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by Peter Gevorkian
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071621474

ISBN-13: 9780071621472

Pub. Date: 08/21/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Design High-Performance Alternative Energy Systems for Buildings

A comprehensive reference for architects and engineers, this GreenSource book provides practical design and installation guidelines for some of the most commercially viable alternative energy technologies. Construction materials, system deployment, typical installations,

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Design High-Performance Alternative Energy Systems for Buildings

A comprehensive reference for architects and engineers, this GreenSource book provides practical design and installation guidelines for some of the most commercially viable alternative energy technologies. Construction materials, system deployment, typical installations, and environmental impact are covered.

Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design includes information on LEED design, energy conservation, and solar power financing and return on investment. Power purchase agreements (PPAs) and national and international carbon cap and trade are also discussed. Valuable appendices contain detailed design data tables and certified equipment listings.

Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design covers:

  • Solar power system physics and technologies
  • California solar initiative program
  • Energy conservation
  • Passive heating solar technologies
  • Fuel cell technology
  • Wind energy technologies
  • Ocean energy technologies
  • Hydroelectric and micro-hydro turbine power
  • Geothermal energy
  • Biofuel, biogas, and thermal depolymerization technologies
  • Fission- and fusion-type nuclear power
  • Air pollution abatement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071621472
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/21/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Global Warming: Climatic and Atmospheric Changes

Chapter 2: Energy Systems

Chapter 3: Solar Power System Physics and Technologies
Chapter 4: California Solar Initiative

Chapter 5: Energy Conservation

Chapter 6: Passive Solar Heat Technologies

Chapter 7: Fuel Cell Technologies

Chapter 8: Wind Energy Technologies

Chapter 9: Ocean Energy Technologies

Chapter 10: Hydro-Electric and Micro-Hydro Turbine Power

Chapter 11: Geothermal Energy Technologies

Chapter 12: Bio-Fuels and Thermal De-Polymerization Technologies

Chapter 13: Fission- and Fusion-Type Nuclear Power Chapter 14: Pollution Abatement

Chapter 15: Carbon Dioxide Sequestration and Carbon Trading

Appendices

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