Energy efficient buildings with solar and geothermal resources / Ursula Eicker.
By: Eicker, Ursula.Material type: BookPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118707074; 1118707079; 9781118707081; 1118707087; 9781118707050; 1118707052; 1118352246; 9781118352243; 9781306426954; 1306426952.Subject(s): Sustainable buildings | Solar buildings | Geothermal space heating | Air conditioning -- Energy conservation | Heating -- Energy conservation | Buildings -- Energy conservation | Buildings -- Energy consumption | Energy conservation | Renewable energy sources | HOUSE & HOME -- Do-It-Yourself -- Plumbing | Air conditioning -- Energy conservation | Geothermal space heating | Heating -- Energy conservation | Solar buildings | Sustainable buildings | Edificis -- Estalvi d'energia | Energia solar | Enginyeria geotècnicaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Llibres electrònics.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Energy efficient buildings with solar and geothermal resources.DDC classification: 697/.78 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Part A. Passive solar -- part B. Natural ventilation -- part C. Daylighting of buildings.
A modern and unique perspective on solar and geothermal technologies for heating and cooling buildings This book will have a broad appeal reaching practising engineers in the industry as well as students. With introductory sections for each technology described, material includes chapters on: geothermal energy use for the heating and cooling of buildings; a chapter on electrically driven heat pumps/chillers; material on night radiative cooling, photovoltaic thermal collectors, temperature modelling and thin film photovoltaic modelling. Includes general introductory.