Climatic design: energy-efficient building principles and practices
An updated paperback re-issue of the guide to energy-efficient building design based on local climate. Table of Contents--Introduction; Part I: Principles (1) Heat and People; (2) Comfort and Indoor Climate; (3) Strategies of Climate Control; (4) Promote Solar Gain; (5) Minimize Conductive Heat Flow; (6) Minimize Infiltration; (7) Minimize Solar Gain; (8) Promote Ventilation; (9) Promote Radiant Cooling; (10) Promote Evaporative Cooling - Roof Systems; (11) Promote Conductive Cooling; (12) Appendices; Part II: Practices; Part III: Climatic Data; Part IV: Bibliography. Index. 285 illustrations.
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65F COOLING DEGREE air flow air temperature AS/ISES ASHRAE attic AVE WBT DAILY BASE 65F COOLING building envelope climatic design COINCIDENT WBT convection COOLING DEGREE DAYS COOLING HOURS GREATER COOLING XII COOLING DAILY MAX DAILY MIN WBT DAYS BASE 65F DBT DAILY AVE DEGREE DAYS BASE DEHUMIDIFICATION AND COOLING dry-bulb temperature Earth Sheltered EFFECTIVENESS HOURS XI EVAPORATIVE COOLING EVAPORATIVE COOLING EFFECTIVENESS exterior glazing GREATER THAN 78F heat loss HEATING DEGREE DAYS HEATING III HEATING HOURS BEYOND PASSIVE HOURS SHADING REQUIRED humidity indoor infiltration insulation interior LESS THAN 68F louvers MASS EFFECTIVENESS materials MAX DBT DAILY MAX WBT NPSC orientation outdoor air PASSIVE COOLING HOURS PASSIVE EFFECTIVENESS VIII Passive Solar Solar Energy solar gain SOLAR RADIATION space stack effect storage SUMMER DESIGN DBT Table thermal comfort TOTAL COMFORT HOURS TOTAL HEATING HOURS VENTILATION EFFECTIVENESS HOURS wall wet-bulb temperature window XI COOLING XII XVII zone