Energy-Efficient Design and Construction for Commercial Buildings

Energy-Efficient Design and Construction for Commercial Buildings

Author(s): Adrian Tuluca

Publisher: McGraw Hill Text

ISBN: 0070711593

ISBN-13: 978-0070711594

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Hardcover

Publication date: January 1997

Synopsis: Today’s architects must design energy-efficient buildings, so they need to grasp all aspects of the building process related to energy savings. This guide makes energy-saving design strategies accessible to these professionals by explaining them in non-technical language. Included also are case studies which provide a thorough understanding of all facets of the building envelope, as well as mechanical and electrical systems.

170 illustrations.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Building Envelope: Walls, Roofs, and Foundations
  • 2. Glass, Glazing, and Solar Control
  • 3. Efficient Lighting
  • 4. HVAC Equipment
  • 5. Heat Recovery
  • 6. Cogeneration
  • 7. HVAC Control Systems
  • 8. Tools for Energy Efficient Design Conclusion

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