Passive Low Energy Cooling of Buildings

Description

A practical sourcebook for building designers, providing comprehensive discussion of the impact of basic architectural choices on cooling efficiency, including the layout and orientation of the structure, window size and shading, exterior color, and even the use of plantings around the site. All major varieties of passive cooling systems are presented, with extensive analysis of performance in different types of buildings and in different climates: ventilation; radiant cooling; evaporative cooling; soil cooling; and cooling of outdoor spaces.

Details

Author(s)
Baruch Givoni
Format
Hardback | 272 pages
Dimensions
187 x 266 x 21mm | 780g
Publication date
15 Jul 1994
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0471284734
ISBN13
9780471284734
Bestsellers rank
1,218,694

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