Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference
Published February 3rd 2010 by Routledge – 92 pages
Series: Energy Pocket Reference
Our pocket reference books provide a wealth of practical information at your fingertips, whenever you need it. Rich in background detail, at-a-glance tables and diagrams, equations, and more, the Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference is a handy resource for architects, engineers and students.
'It is pleasing to see so much useful data summarized in a small, convenient and affordable book.' -Architectural Science Review
'Contains copious amounts of easily understandable information.' -Building Engineer
'This little book contains all the text, tables and diagrams you’ll need to look extremely well informed in any meeting alluding to Part L, energy systems or renewable energy. It explains how we can and should make use of solar energy and apply it to the built environment.' - Celia Burt, Building Engineer
Preface 1. Definitions 2. Load Determinants and Responses 3. Contextual Aspects 4. Passive Components 5. Design Tools 6. Specific Functions References
David A. Bainbridge is Associate Professor of Sustainable Management at the Marshall Goldsmith School of Management, www.sustainabilityleader.org. He is coauthor of the best selling book The Straw Bale House, Village Homes' Solar House Designs, The Water Wall Design Manual, The Integral Passive Solar Water Heater Book and the First and Second Passive Solar Catalogs and contributed to the California Passive Solar Handbook. Ken Haggard is principle and architect, San Luis Sustainability Group. www.slosustainability.com. He is coauthor of Straw Bale Construction Sourcebook, Fractal Architecture- Design for Sustainability, A Brief Architectural History of San Luis Obispo County, and the California Passive Solar Handbook. Rachel Aljilani is a LEED AP and associate with San Luis Sustainability Group. She coauthored A Student Guide to Sustainable Living and the San Luis Obispo Guide to the Use of Graywater.