Residential Windows: A Guide to New Technologies and Energy Performance

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John Carmody
W. W. Norton & Company, 2000 - Architecture - 232 pages
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A look at the state of the art today and the windows of the future. Since the publication of the first edition, research has yielded much new information on window technologies, their performance, and their benefits. This revised edition covers every aspect of window design and technology and includes a much-expanded section on energy performance, with an extended list of climate zones and glazing options. New tools and methods for making window purchasing decisions are also explained.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgments
5
Energy Performance Characteristics of Windows
24
Window Glazing Materials
41
The Complete Window Assembly
89
Design Implications with EnergyEfficient Windows
119
Vindow and Skylight Selection Considerations
149
Energy Performance and Cost Considerations
171
Energy Performance Calculation Assumptions
202
Specifying Product Performance
208
Codes and Standards
214
References
222
Index
229
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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.

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