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Window systems for high-performance buildings

Author: John Carmody
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This fact-packed guide provides critical information and performance data on the energy efficiency, interior environment, and technical considerations that drive window design decisions. It guides designers through general design issues relating to windows; discusses conventional and emerging window technologies and their application; and describes energy, human factors, and technical systems.
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Genre/Form: Equipment and supplies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Carmody
ISBN: 0393731219 9780393731217
OCLC Number: 52540181
Description: 400 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction to windows in high-performance buildings --
Basic issues in window selection and design --
Window materials and assemblies --
A decision-making process for window design --
Window design for offices in a cold climate --
Window design for offices in a hot climate --
Window design for schools --
Case studies.
Responsibility: John Carmody [and others].

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A guide to essential window design issues, technologies, and applications for designers, specifiers, and builders.  Read more...

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