Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Design Methods for Architects / Edition 2

Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Design Methods for Architects / Edition 2

by Norbert Lechner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471241431

ISBN-13: 9780471241430

Pub. Date: 12/18/2000

Publisher: Wiley

The current edition of this book was published in 1991; our reviewers confirm the need for an updated edition.

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The current edition of this book was published in 1991; our reviewers confirm the need for an updated edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471241430
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/18/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Heating, Cooling, and Lighting as Form-Givers in Architecture.
Sustainable Design.
Basic Principles.
Thermal Comfort.
Climate.
Solar Geometry.
Passive Solar.
Photovoltaics and Active Solar.
Shading.
Passive Cooling.
Site Design and Community Planning.
Lighting.
Daylighting.
Electric Lighting.
The Thermal Envelope: Keeping Warm and Staying Cool.
Mechanical Equipment for Heating and Cooling.
Case Studies.
Appendix A: Horizontal Sun-Path Diagrams.
Appendix B: Vertical Sun-Path Diagrams.
Appendix C: Sun Machine.
Appendix D: Methods for Estimating the Height of Trees, Buildings, Etc.
Appendix E: Sundials.
Appendix F: Sun-Path Models.
Appendix G: Computer Software Useful for the Schematic Design Stage.
Appendix H: Site Evaluation Tools.
Appendix I: Educational Opportunities in Energy-Conscious Design.
Appendix J: Resources (Books, Journals, Videos, and Organizations).
Bibliography.
Index.

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