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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 June 2014
  • ISBN : 9780124105218
  • Page : 382 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Solar Energy in Buildings presents solar radiation fundamentals and their applications in buildings, supported by theoretical analysis and results of original simulation studies in solar energy availability, collection, and conversion for both active and passive use. In-depth coverage of energy balance and heat transfer in building envelopes is supported by the inclusion of calculations and case studies, while contextualizing within an integrated design approach. Explains the best uses of cutting-edge advances such as concentrated solar thermal, thermoelectric and polymetric materials Covers active and passive solar collection and conversion systems Provides energy balance calculations and case studies deriving from real installations connect theory and practice

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Solar Energy in Buildings

Solar Energy in Buildings
  • Author : Dorota Chwieduk
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-06-19
  • ISBN : 9780124105218
GET THIS BOOKSolar Energy in Buildings

Solar Energy in Buildings presents solar radiation fundamentals and their applications in buildings, supported by theoretical analysis and results of original simulation studies in solar energy availability, collection, and conversion for both active and passive use. In-depth coverage of energy balance and heat transfer in building envelopes is supported by the inclusion of calculations and case studies, while contextualizing within an integrated design approach. Explains the best uses of cutting-edge advances such as concentrated solar thermal, thermoelectric and polymetric materials

Solar Energy

Solar Energy
  • Author : Andy Walker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-08-07
  • ISBN : 9781118416549
GET THIS BOOKSolar Energy

Solar Energy is an authoritative reference on the design of solar energy systems in building projects, with applications, operating principles, and simple tools for the construction, engineering, and design professional. The book simplifies the solar design and engineering process, providing sample documentation and special tools that provide all the information needed for the complete design of a solar energy system for buildings to enable mainstream MEP and design firms, and not just solar energy specialists, to meet the growing demand

Designing with Solar Power

Designing with Solar Power
  • Author : Deo Prasad,Mark Snow
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-04-23
  • ISBN : 9781134032570
GET THIS BOOKDesigning with Solar Power

Designing with Solar Power is the result of international collaborative research and development work carried out within the framework of the International Energy Agency's Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) and performed within its Task 7 on 'Photovoltaic power systems in the built environment'. Each chapter of this precisely detailed and informative book has been prepared by an international expert in a specific area related to the development, use and application of building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV). Chapters not only cover the basics of

Zero-Energy Buildings

Zero-Energy Buildings
  • Author : Jesus Alberto Pulido Arcas,Carlos Rubio-Bellido,Alexis Pérez-Fargallo,Ivan Oropeza-Perez
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-12-16
  • ISBN : 9781789852455
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The building industry is one of the largest energy consumers and countries all over the world are striving to design buildings that satisfy the user’s expectations while containing their energy consumption. In this context, zero-energy buildings have emerged as a technological paradigm that can solve this global issue, but its implementation in different contexts has brought a profound debate about its technical, social, and environmental limitations. Thanks to contributions from a variety of scholars from different countries, this book

Solar Technologies for Buildings

Solar Technologies for Buildings
  • Author : Ursula Eicker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-08-14
  • ISBN : 9780470865064
GET THIS BOOKSolar Technologies for Buildings

A complete overview of solar technologies relevant to the built environment, including solar thermal energy for heating and cooling, passive solar energy for daylighting and heating supply, and photovoltaics for electricity production Provides practical examples and calculations to enable component and system simulation e.g. Calculation of U-values, I-V curve parameters and radiance distribution modelling Discusses the new trends in thermal energy use, including the architectural integration of collector systems, integrated ventilation photovoltaics facades and solar powered absorption cooling systems

Solar Buildings and Neighborhoods

Solar Buildings and Neighborhoods
  • Author : Caroline Hachem-Vermette
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-30
  • ISBN : 9783030470166
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This book presents the main principles for designing buildings and neighborhoods with increased potential to capture and utilize solar energy. It discusses practical issues in the design of the built environment and their impact on energy performance; and a range of design considerations, from building components (e.g. the building envelope) to urban planning issues (e.g. density and street layouts). In addition to design guidelines on how to increase buildings’ potential to capture solar energy, the book provides creative

Thermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar Buildings

Thermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar Buildings
  • Author : AK Athienitis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18
  • ISBN : 9781134274215
GET THIS BOOKThermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar Buildings

Passive solar design techniques are becoming increasingly important in building design. This design reference book takes the building engineer or physicist step-by-step through the thermal analysis and design of passive solar buildings. In particular it emphasises two important topics: the maximum utilization of available solar energy and thermal storage, and the sizing of an appropriate auxiliary heating/cooling system in conjunction with good thermal control. Thermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar Buildings is an important contribution towards the optimization

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-30
  • ISBN : 9783030184889
GET THIS BOOKRenewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

This book contains selected papers presented during the World Renewable Energy Network’s 28thanniversary congress at the University of Kingston in London. The forum highlighted the integration of renewables and sustainable buildings as the best means to combat climate change. In-depth chapters written by the world’s leading experts highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs and discuss policy, renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – for heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water, desalination, industrial applications and for

Building-Integrated Solar Energy Systems

Building-Integrated Solar Energy Systems
  • Author : Robert E. Parkin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-06
  • ISBN : 9781498727822
GET THIS BOOKBuilding-Integrated Solar Energy Systems

This book presents techniques for building and optimizing structures with integrated solar energy systems. It describes active solar systems such as photovoltaics and parabolic concentrators as well as passive solar systems and covers optimal materials to use, daylighting, shading, solar blinds, rock and water energy storage and more. It discusses the best ways to site a solar structure considering exposure, elevation, slope, clearance, wind protection, etc. The book includes numerous full-color figures and more than 100 MATLAB® files.

Green Buildings and Renewable Energy

Green Buildings and Renewable Energy
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-30
  • ISBN : 9783030308414
GET THIS BOOKGreen Buildings and Renewable Energy

This book highlights selected papers presented during the bi-annual World Renewable Energy Network’s 2019 Med Green Forum. This international forum highlights the importance of growing renewable energy applications in two main sectors: Electricity Generation and Sustainable Building. The papers highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs illustrating the viability of using renewable energy to satisfy energy needs. Coverage includes a broad range of renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – electricity production, heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water

Solar and Heat Pump Systems for Residential Buildings

Solar and Heat Pump Systems for Residential Buildings
  • Author : Jean-Christophe Hadorn
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • ISBN : 9783433030400
GET THIS BOOKSolar and Heat Pump Systems for Residential Buildings

The combination of heat pumps and solar components is a recent development and has great potential for improving the energy efficiency of house and hot water heating systems. As a consequence, it can enhance the energy footprint of a building substantially. This work compares different systems, analyses their performance and illustrates monitoring techniques. It helps the reader to design, simulate and assess solar and heat pump systems. Good examples of built systems are discussed in detail and advice is given

Solar Energy Application in Buildings

Solar Energy Application in Buildings
  • Author : A. A. M. Sayigh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • ISBN : 9780323149464
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Solar Energy Application in Buildings discusses the successful utilization of the Sun’s energy in various cultures, continents, and climates. This book consists of 19 chapters and begins with considerable chapters devoted to the fundamentals of solar energy, including climate, storage, and material properties. The subsequent chapters discuss the concept of passive heating and cooling in buildings. The remaining nine chapters deal with various applications of solar energy in buildings in the United States, Iran, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Great

Advancements in Sustainable Architecture and Energy Efficiency

Advancements in Sustainable Architecture and Energy Efficiency
  • Author : González-Lezcano, Roberto A.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-06-18
  • ISBN : 9781799870258
GET THIS BOOKAdvancements in Sustainable Architecture and Energy Efficiency

Thermal comfort and indoor air quality (IAQ) issues have gained significant interest in the scientific and technical community involved in building performance analysis and other related subjects. In terms of thermal comfort, the achievement and maintenance of a thermally acceptable indoor environment is affected by energy costs, and energy poverty is a widespread problem globally. There is a call for energy-efficient architecture for a developed and sustainable world. However, with the use of renewable energy that increased considerably in recent

Photovoltaics in Buildings

Photovoltaics in Buildings
  • Author : Friedrich Sick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-14
  • ISBN : 9781317971689
GET THIS BOOKPhotovoltaics in Buildings

The integration of photovoltaics (PV) into buildings goes beyond energy saving by providing a clean and elegant way of actually generating electricity. There are already numerous successful examples and rapid technological improvements promise expansion of PV's present niche market to that of a major energy provider of the 21st century. This handbook is the outcome of a five year programme which took place under the auspices of the International Energy Agency. Architects and solar experts from 13 countries addressed the wide

The Passive Solar Energy Book

The Passive Solar Energy Book
  • Author : Edward Mazria
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979
  • ISBN : MINN:31951000043384U
GET THIS BOOKThe Passive Solar Energy Book

Presents technical information on passive energy design and application, using illustrations and text, and includes 27 design patterns for use in designing a passive energy system.