Hawaiian Design: Strategies for Energy Efficient Architecture
Presents seven strategies for energy efficient architectural design in Hawaii -- orientation and building form, solar control, daylighting, natural ventilation, landscaping, building systems and material selection and equipment efficiency. Provides architects with practical design guidelines to serve as a basis for decision making during the conceptual and schematic stages of a project. Drawings, graphs and photos.
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