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A handbook on low-energy buildings and district-energy systems : fundamentals, techniques and examples

Author: Leslie Daryl Danny Harvey
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006.
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Bringing together information on energy use and energy efficiency in buildings, this text covers themes such as thermal envelopes, heating, cooling, heat pumps, hot water, lighting, solar energy, appliances and office equipment, embodied energy, and community-integrated energy systems.
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Harvey, Leslie Daryl Danny, 1956-
Handbook on low-energy buildings and district-energy systems.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2006
(OCoLC)607722125
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Daryl Danny Harvey
ISBN: 1844072436 9781844072439
OCLC Number: 62493311
Description: xiii, 701 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Environmental and energy-security imperatives --
Energy basics, climate and meteorological data, organizational strategy --
Thermal envelope and building shape, form, and orientation --
Heating systems --
Heat pumps --
Cooling loads and cooling devices --
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems --
Domestic hot water --
Lighting --
Appliances, consumer electronics, and office equipment --
Active collection and transformation of solar and wind energy --
Comparison of embodied energy, operating energy, and associated greenhouse gas emissions --
Demonstrated energy savings in advanced new buildings and the role of the design process --
Energy savings through retrofits of existing buildings --
Community-integrated energy system --
Summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: L.D. Danny Harvey.
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