Window Systems for High-Performance Buildings: A Guide to Essential Window Design Issues, Technologies, and Applications for Designers, Specifiers, and Builders

Window Systems for High-Performance Buildings: A Guide to Essential Window Design Issues, Technologies, and Applications for Designers, Specifiers, and Builders

by John Carmody, Stephen Selkowitz, Eleanor S. Lee, Dariush Arasteh
     
 

A guide to essential window design issues, technologies, and applications for designers, specifiers, and builders.
The challenge in designing facades and selecting windows in commercial buildings is balancing many issues and criteria. This fact-packed guide outlines the basics of glazing selection and provides critical information and performance data on the

Overview

A guide to essential window design issues, technologies, and applications for designers, specifiers, and builders.
The challenge in designing facades and selecting windows in commercial buildings is balancing many issues and criteria. This fact-packed guide outlines the basics of glazing selection and provides critical information and performance data on the energy efficiency, interior environment, technical, and life-cycle-cost considerations that drive window design decisions in commercial buildings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393731217
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

John Carmody, professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Building Research, University of Minnesota, has coauthored ten books, including Window Systems for High Performance Buildings.

Stephen Selkowitz, who holds degrees in physics and environmental design, directs Windows and Daylight Research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Dariush Arasteh, who holds degrees in mechanical and civil engineering, is a staff scientist in the Windows and Daylighting Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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