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  1. Energy Performance of Residential Buildings

    A Practical Guide for Energy Rating and Efficiency

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Energy Rating is a crucial consideration in modern building design, affirmed by the new EC Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Energy represents a high percentage of the running costs of a building, and has a significant impact on the comfort of the occupants. This book represents...

    Published November 30th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Solar Thermal Technologies for Buildings

    The State of the Art

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Solar thermal is now a proven technology in terms of reliability, cost-benefit, and low environmental impact. The integration of solar thermal systems and installations into the design of buildings can provide a clean, efficient and sustainable low-energy solution for heating and cooling, whilst,...

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Energy and Climate in the Urban Built Environment

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Both the number and percentage of people living in urban areas is growing rapidly. Up to half of the world's population is expected to be living in a city by the end of the century and there are over 170 cities in the world with populations over a million. Cities have a huge impact on the local...

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Thermal Analysis and Design of Passive Solar Buildings

    By AK Athienitis

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Passive solar design techniques are becoming increasingly important in building design. This design reference book takes the building engineer or physicist step-by-step through the thermal analysis and design of passive solar buildings. In particular it emphasises two important topics: the maximum...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Routledge

  5. Passive Cooling of Buildings

    By D. Asimakopoulos

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Energy use in buildings in the EU represents about 40% of the total annual energy consumption. With greater awareness of the need to reduce energy consumption comes a growth of interest in passive cooling, particularly as an alternative to air-conditioning. This book describes the fundamentals of...

    Published February 29th 1996 by Routledge

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