Insideout: Design Procedures for Passive Environmental Technologies
Wiley, Apr 10, 1992 - Architecture - 352 pages
Using a problem-solving approach, it presents a broad view of building in the environment by investigating problems at various scales--from the context of culture and climate to the site, the building cluster, the building, the construction zone, individual components--and layering the design process from analysis to conceptual, schematic, developmental, systems integration and evaluation. Concentrates on providing a set of procedures which connect subjects covered in Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings and includes a multitude of line drawings to illustrate these processes.
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annotated apertures appropriate architecture Area ft2 average balance point temperature bioclimatic chart Btuh Btuh/ft2 BUILDING EVALUATION building program building's Calculate climate cloudy components composting toilets conservation cooling load cooling strategy daylight factor decibels density desiccant design attains Thermal design changes Design Development Goal design strategies Determine diagram drainfield energy equipment evaporative cooling exterior Figure fixture units floor area footcandle FOOTPRINTS glazing heat gain heating and cooling humidity HVAC Identify illumination indicate any design interior internal heat gains INTRODUCTION Goal maximum MEEB meet Goal necessary to meet Nomograph occupancy off-peak hours outdoor spaces passive solar Procedure Evaluate PROGRAM ANALYSIS roof pond Schematic Design Goal season sensible heat septic tank shading devices sky conditions solar aperture solar gain summer Table task area thermal mass thermal needs Thermal Schematic Design thermal strategies thermal zone U-value wall water and waste wind winter