Solar 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 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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  • Author : Dorota Chwieduk
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 382 pages
  • ISBN : 0124105211
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Solar Energy in Buildings

Solar Energy in Buildings
  • Author : Dorota Chwieduk
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 June 2014
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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

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 : 16 December 2020
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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

Designing with Solar Power

Designing with Solar Power
  • Author : Deo Prasad,Mark Snow
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 April 2014
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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

Solar Energy

Solar Energy
  • Author : Andy Walker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 August 2013
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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

Solar Technologies for Buildings

Solar Technologies for Buildings
  • Author : Ursula Eicker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 August 2006
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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

Energy Conservation in Buildings

Energy Conservation in Buildings
  • Author : World Renewable Energy Congress Company,Institute of Energy (Great Britain)
  • Publisher : Pergamon
  • Release : 28 June 1991
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The NORTHSUN 90 conference provided a forum for scientists from high latitude countries to discuss their experience of solar energy. The book is divided into two parts, Part One deals with energy conservation and management in buildings and solar and low energy architecture. Part Two covers all aspects of renewable energy; materials science and photovoltaic conversion, weather data, heating and cooling of buildings, hot water systems, wave energy, geothermal energy, energy storage, country programmes and other related topics. In northern latitudes

Solar Energy Application in Buildings

Solar Energy Application in Buildings
  • Author : A. A. M. Sayigh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 December 2012
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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

Solar Architecture in Cool Climates

Solar Architecture in Cool Climates
  • Author : Colin Porteous,Kerr MacGregor
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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Research is never free of pressures and constraints and to understand its results properly these have to be assessed and analyzed. In agriculture, research into biotechnology and GMOs, as well as pesticides and herbicides, is big business - agribusiness.

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 August 2019
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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

Solar Energy Houses

Solar Energy Houses
  • Author : Anne Grete Hestnes
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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Parks face intense pressure from both environmental and developmental perspectives to conserve biodiversity and provide economic opportunities for rural communities. These imperatives are often in conflict, while potential solutions may be subject to theo

Passive Cooling of Buildings

Passive Cooling of Buildings
  • Author : Matheos Santamouris,D. Asimakopoulos
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 28 June 1996
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Energy consumption in buildings represents about 40% of the total annual energy usage in the EU. With greater awareness of the need to reduce energy consumption comes a growth of interest in passive cooling, particularly as an alternative to air-conditioning. Drawing extensively on information and results compiled under the SAVE European Research Programme, this book describes the fundamentals of passive cooling together with the principles and formulae necessary for its successful implementation. This publication will be of interest to building designers,

Solar Thermal Technologies for Buildings

Solar Thermal Technologies for Buildings
  • Author : Matheos Santamouris
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 28 June 2022
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This book includes 10 original contributions from a thematic Workshop organized in Athens, covering most of the areas of solar thermal technologies as applied to buildings. It focuses on future perspectives for related materials and technologies with strategic importance for passive solar heating.

Energy Efficient Buildings

Energy Efficient Buildings
  • Author : Eng Hwa Yap
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 18 January 2017
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This book discusses energy efficient buildings and the role they play in our efforts to address climate change, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by considering buildings and the construction sector's unique position along a critical path to decarbonisation from a multi-perspective and holistic viewpoint. Topics covered in the book range from daylighting, building topology comparison, building envelope design, zero energy homes in hot arid regions, life-cycle considerations and energy efficiency analysis to managing energy demand through equipment selection. Each