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Sustainable Solar Housing, Volume 2: Exemplary Buildings and Technologies

Series: Sustainable Solar Housing Volume: 2

Edited By: Robert Hastings and Maria Wall

262 pages, colour illus, diagrams

Earthscan

Paperback | Sep 2009 | #179659 | ISBN-13: 9781844078004
Out of Print Details
Hardback | Mar 2007 | #167335 | ISBN-13: 9781844073269
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NHBS Price: £105.00 $132/€124 approx

About this book

Volume 2 offers a detailed analysis of exemplary buildings in different European countries and examines in-depth the various technological options available. Aided by clear illustrations, this book offers invaluable insights into the application of those technologies. This will appeal to architects in particular, alongside architecture and engineering students, engineers and other professionals who are interested in sustainable architecture.

'Very well written and timely ... from an impressive list of very knowledgeable contributors with a good European balance. Readers will be comforted by their reputations...[and] devising solutions based on climate is an excellent idea.' Get Sust!


Contents

Foreword; Introduction; Part 1:Exemplary Buildings; Overview; Lindas; Gelsenkirchen; Sunny Woods; Wechsel Stans; Wien Untendorfgasse; Thening; Part 2: Technologies; Introduction; Building Envelope; Ventilation; Heat Delivery; Heat Production; Heat Storage; Electricity; Control Systems; Appendices.

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Biography

Robert Hastings works with AEU Architecture, Energy and Environment GmbH, Switzerland. Maria Wall is at the Department of Energy and Building Design, Lund University, Sweden

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