Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings / Edition 5

Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings / Edition 5

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by John Krigger, Chris Dorsi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135125413

ISBN-13: 9780135125410

Pub. Date: 10/15/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Residential Energy introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first!

Covering everything from basic

Overview

Residential Energy introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first!

Covering everything from basic principles and air leakage to insulation and windows and doors, this user friendly manual is an essential text/reference for anyone interested in the design, construction, and operation of energy efficient homes! PLUS, every book includes a CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the text!

Ideally suited for programs in weatherization, energy auditors/raters and general construction trades including carpentry, HVAC, plumbers, electricians, and more! Residential Energy is packed full of the latest information on energy consumption, analyzing energy costs, and other energy-auditing information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135125410
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/15/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1: Principles of Energy

2: Energy and the Building Shell

3: Air Leakage

4: Insulation

5: Windows and Doors

6: Heating

7: Lighting and Appliances

8: Cooling

9: Water Heating

10: Health and Safety

Appendices

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