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Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies, 3rd Edition

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Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies, 3rd Edition

Mark DeKay, G. Z. Brown

ISBN: 978-0-470-94578-0 February 2014 432 Pages

Description

An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky.

This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.

  • Hundreds of illustrations and practical strategies give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.
  • Organized to quickly guide the designer in making buildings respond to the sun, wind and light.

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WHAT'S IN THE SWL PRINTED

I NAVIGATION 20

SWL Printed Contents

SWL Electronic Contents

Additional Navigation Methods

II USING SUN, WIND & LIGHT 50

Buildings and Energy Use

Design Decision Chart for Net-Zero

III SYNERGIES 78

7 essential themes for net-zero design

IV BUNDLES 94

Bundles Explained

Selecting Bundles and Making Your Own

Some Fundamental Bundles: 9 sets strategy sets for high-performance design

V FAVORITE DESIGN TOOLS, condensed 194

VI FAVORITE DESIGN STRATEGIES, condensed 216

VII HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS 250

6 techniques for net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design

Appendices A-E 293

Indices 339

WHAT'S IN THE SWL ELECTRONIC

VIII DETAILED DESIGN STRATEGIES E.1

106 energy design strategies with precedents and preliminary design tools for passive cooling, solar heating, daylighting, fresh air ventilation and renewable power

IX DETAILED ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES E.277

29 analysis techniques for climate assessment, loads estimation and design strategy selection

Appendices F-H E.364

Sun Charts and Sundials, covering the world

Climate Maps for the USA and Canada

ADDITIONAL DIGITAL RESOURCES

Climate data for the USA

Climate analysis reports for the USA

SWL Tools, spreadsheet for net-zero energy analysis

Bibliography, searchable

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