Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

1st Edition

David Thorpe

Routledge
Published November 10, 2017
Reference - 198 Pages - 115 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138806283 - CAT# Y170548
Series: Energy Pocket Reference

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy

was $35.95

USD$28.76

SAVE ~$7.19

Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!

Summary

This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling principles and techniques in different climates, the Passivhaus Standard and natural and augmented lighting and notes on technology and building occupation. The book also includes conversion factors, standards, resources and is peppered throughout with helpful illustrations, equations, explanations, and links to further online resources.

Ideal for practitioners, architects, designers, consultants, planners, home builders, students and academics, and those working in development contexts, the book is intended to act as an aide memoir, a reference supplement, a resource and an overview of the field. Rich in background detail, the book also includes at-a-glance tables and diagrams, equations and key definitions.

Instructors

We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title