L.D. Danny Harvey's A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy PDF

By L.D. Danny Harvey

ISBN-10: 1138965502

ISBN-13: 9781138965508

ISBN-10: 1844072436

ISBN-13: 9781844072439

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Buildings account for over one 3rd of world power use and linked greenhouse fuel emissions around the world. decreasing power use through constructions is for this reason a vital a part of any technique to decrease greenhouse fuel emissions, and thereby decrease the chance of probably catastrophic weather swap. Bringing jointly a wealth of hard-to-obtain info on strength use and effort potency in structures at a degree which might be simply digested and utilized, Danny Harvey bargains a complete, goal and significant sourcebook on low-energy structures. themes coated contain: thermal envelopes, heating, cooling, warmth pumps, HVAC structures, sizzling water, lights, solar power, home equipment and place of work gear, embodied strength, structures as platforms and community-integrated power structures (cogeneration, district heating, and district cooling). The ebook contains exemplary constructions and strategies from North the United States, Europe and Asia, and combines a vast, holistic standpoint with technical aspect in an obtainable and insightful manner.

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