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Passive solar design handbook

Passive solar design handbook

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Published by The Division, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- United States -- Passive systems.

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    Statementprepared by Los Alamos Laboratory ; Robert W. Jones, editor ; J. Douglas Balcomb ... [et al.] ; prepared for U.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy, Office of Solar Heat Technologies, Passive and Hybrid Solar Energy Division.
    ContributionsBalcomb, J. Douglas., Jones, Robert W. 1940-, United States. Dept. of Energy. Passive and Hybrid Solar Energy Division., Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17662408M

    This handbook aims at providing a comprehensive resource on solar energy. Primarily intended to serve as a reference for scientists, students and professionals, the book, in parts, can also serve as a text for undergraduate and graduate course work on solar energy. The book begins with. Thomas Doerr’s “new book, Passive Solar Simplified, (Alitheia Press) reveals how to apply these systems to easily design a green home in Colorado and the West.” ~Kelsey Fowler, Denver Post. Passive solar design is simply not that complicated. You do not need a degree in physics to understand and apply this knowledge successfully.

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    In passive solar building design, windows, walls, and floors are made to collect, store, reflect, and distribute solar energy in the form of heat in the winter and reject solar heat in the summer. This is called passive solar design because, unlike active solar heating systems, it does not involve the use of mechanical and electrical devices.. The key to designing a passive solar building is. The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook Format: Hardcover Authors: Inc. Steven Winter Associates ISBN Published: The only complete guide to passive solar design and construction The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook is an unbeatable guide for architects and building contractors who want to satisfy the growing Brand: Crosbie, Michael J.


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