Environmental Control Systems: Heating, Cooling, Lighting
A text/reference for architects and architectural engineering students taking a course on energy methods, this work places emphasis on the impact of heating, cooling and lighting on site of building design and features a variety of case studies as illustration.
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Climate and Shelter
Microclimate Site Planning and Development
absorbed addition allow amount angle architectural base building Calculate ceiling Center clear climate cold color comfort comparable component conduction construction convection cooling cost Daily daylight determine developed difference diffuse direct distribution effect electric energy evaporation example exterior factor Figure floor flow gain glass glazing heat loss horizontal humidity illuminance increase insulation interior lamp layers less light load lower luminaire luminance mass materials means measured method night operation orientation passive solar percent performance permission projected radiation ratio recommended Redrawn reduce reflected region relatively Reproduced result roof selective shading side solar heating space step strategies summer sunlight sunspace surface Table temperature thermal thermal storage transfer typically units utilize vent ventilation vertical visual wall warm wind window winter zone