Solar power in building design: the engineer's complete design resource

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Design, Implement, and Audit the Most Energy-Efficient, Cost-Effective Solar Power Systems for Any Type of Building!

Solar Power in Building Design is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. From basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing methods, this vital resource offers you everything needed for solar power design success.

Filled with case studies and illustrations, this state-of-the-art design tool covers new solar technologies…design implementation techniques…energy conservation…the economics of solar power systems…passive solar heating power…and more. Solar Power in Building Design features:

  • Step-by-step instructions for designing, implementing, and auditing solar power systems
  • Expert guidance on using solar power in any type of building-from basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing
  • Complete details on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), plus rebate procedures and forms

    Inside This Cutting-Edge Solar Power Toolkit

    • Solar power physics and technology • Practical guide to solar power design • Solar power design implementation • Energy conservation • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) • Sustainable energy rebate • Economics of solar power systems • Passive solar heating power
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    subject_facet Architecture and energy conservation, Architecture and solar radiation, Solar buildings, Solar buildings -- Design and construction
    table_of_contents Solar power system physics -- Solar power technologies -- Solar power system design considerations -- Introduction to solar power system design -- Solar power generation project implementation -- Energy conservation -- LEED--Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design -- California Solar Initiative Program -- Economics of solar power systems -- Passive solar heating technologies -- Appendix A. Unit conversion and design reference tables -- Appendix B. Photovoltaic system support hardware and photo gallery -- Appendix C. California Energy Commission certified equipment -- Appendix D. Historical time line of solar energy -- Appendix E. List of sustainable energy equipment suppliers and consultants -- Appendix F. Glossary of renewable energy power systems.
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