2 edition of Solar cooling for buildings found in the catalog.
Solar cooling for buildings
Workshop on Solar Cooling for Buildings Los Angeles 1974.
by National Science Foundation, Research Applied to National Needs : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington]
Written in English
|Statement||proceedings edited by Francis de Winter, workshop coordinator.|
|Contributions||DeWinter, Francis., American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers., National Science Foundation (U.S.). Research Applied to National Needs Program., Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||TJ810 .W67 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 231 p. :|
|Number of Pages||231|
|LC Control Number||75601059|
Solar Energy is an authoritative reference on the design of solar energy systems in building projects, with applications, operating principles, and simple tools for the construction, engineering, and design professional. The book simplifies the solar design and engineering process, providing sample documentation and special tools that provide all the information needed for the . Making use of solar energy is at the heart of sustainable building. In designing a green house, solar energy comes both first and last. The goal is to create a house that consumes at least 50% less energy than one built conventionally, with a corresponding reduction in heating and cooling costs.
Solar cooling technologies The term ‘solar cooling’ refers to devices and processes that use solar energy for cooling. Solar cooling systems have the advantage of using predominantly non-toxic and environmentally sound working fluids such as water or salt solution, and can be . A great book covering passive solar basics, passive solar design, and building of passive solar heating and cooling projects such as solar rooms, solar windows, solar walls, and solar thermosyphon collectors. A free download thanks to the authors.
cooling concepts like shading are discussed in details: Solar shading Among all other solar passive cooling techniques solar shading is relevant to thermal cooling of buildings especially in a developing country owing to their cost effectiveness and easy to Size: KB. The strategies and technologies discussed in this book are, however, also applicable for the design of energy-plus buildings. This book was facilitated by International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) Programs and the Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programs through the joint SHC Task 40/EBC Annex Towards Net Zero.
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This manual was prepared primarily for use in conducting a practical training course on the design of solar heating and cooling systems for residential and small office buildings, but may also be useful as a general reference text.
Only active solar systems are described in this manual. Other books are available for passive designs.2/5(1). --Margot McDonald, professor of architecture, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and past-president, American Solar Energy Society "Passive Solar Architecture is a comprehensive technical guide to building comfortable, vibrant, efficient homes and commercial buildings.
Whether you are in the market for technical tips to maximize a microclimate or a systems-thinking approach to building design, this book /5(8).
To give a full picture of solar active systems applied in buildings, solar cooling technologies are also discussed. It is underlined that sorption cooling technologies may help in solving a problem of working fluid overheating in the collector loop and in storage encountered in solar combisystems (i.e., space heating plus hot water heating).
She set up the Solar Energy and Building Physics Research Group in Stuttgart in Her current research emphasis is on the development and implementation of active solar thermal cooling technologies, low-energy buildings and sustainable communities, control strategies and simulation technology, heat transfer in façades, etc.
The integration of solar thermal systems and installations into the design of buildings can provide a clean, efficient and sustainable low-energy solution for heating and cooling, whilst, taken in a wider context, contributing to climate protection.
This book covers the state of the art in the application of solar thermal technologies for Cited by: In The Solar House, Dan Chiras sets the record straight on the vast potential for passive heating and cooling.
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: Solar Energy Application in Buildings discusses the successful utilization of the Sun’s energy in various cultures, continents, and climates.
This book consists of 19 chapters and begins with considerable chapters devoted to the fundamentals of solar energy, including climate, storage, and material properties.
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. Now Dan Chiras, author of the popular book The Natural House, brings those principles up to date for a new generation of solar enthusiasts.
The techniques required to heat and cool a building passively have been used for thousands of years/5. He led the Task 44 Solar and Heat Pump Systems of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme as operating agent from toa group of 55 participants that realized the present book.
SinceMr Hadorn has been appointed every year as external manager of thermal solar energy and heat storage research program by the Swiss government.
The Solar Cooling Design Guide Case Studies of Successful Solar Air Conditioning Design This book presents results of research initiated by the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Program and conducted by leading experts.
Solar thermal is now a proven technology in terms of reliability, cost-benefit, and low environmental impact. The integration of solar thermal systems and installations into the design of buildings can provide a clean, efficient and sustainable low-energy solution for heating and cooling, whilst, taken in a wider context, contributing to climate protection.
With solar cooling kits for residential or small office buildings, the payback period is currently between 12 and 18 years, depending on the boundary conditions.
In general, a solar cooling system has a lifetime of 15–20 years, whereas compression chillers. Sensible heat-storage technologies including the use of water, underground, and packed-bed are briefly reviewed.
Latent heat-storage systems associated with phase-change materials (PCMs) for use in solar heating and cooling of buildings, solar water-heating and heat-pump systems, and thermochemical heat storage are also presented.
I've read many books on green building and passive solar designs, as well as greenhouse construction. This book by far is the best hands down that I've came across. Written over 20 years ago Mr. Mazria with his team of experts has put together a well informative guideline to successfully construct any solar by: Solar Energy in Buildings presents solar radiation fundamentals and their applications in buildings, supported by theoretical analysis and results of original simulation studies in solar energy availability, collection, and conversion for both active and passive use.
In-depth coverage of energy balance and heat transfer in building envelopes is supported by the inclusion of calculations and. Book Abstract: Describes developments in passive solar technology that will save time, energy, and resources in planning for the buildings of the future.
This companion to Passive Cooling and Solar Building Architecture (volumes 8 and 9) describes developments in passive solar technology that will save time, energy, and resources in planning.
Revised and Expanded Edition - Includes CD-ROM with Custom Design Software. For the past ten years The Passive Solar House has offered proven techniques for building homes that heat and cool themselves, using readily available materials and methods familiar to all building contractors and many do-it-yourself homeowners.
True to this innovative, straightforward approach, the new edition of Cited by: 8. "Air conditioning contributes significantly to the energy consumption of buildings in many countries. A promising possibility for energy reduction is the use of solar thermal energy in solar-assisted air conditioning systems.
The main advantage of this technology is that cooling loads and solar gains occur at the same time, at least on a seasonal level.
4 Solar Heating and Cooling for Residential Applications | Technology Brief houses (Faninger, ). Considering that about 55% of energy consump-tion in the buildings sector is for space and water heating (IRENA, a), STS have a large market potential.
Globally, however, only % of heating. Solar cooling systems can be a cost-effective and environmentally attractive air-conditioning solution.
The design of such systems, however, is complex. Research carried out under the aegis of the International Energy Agencys Solar Heating and Cooling Program has shown that there is a range of seemingly subtle design decisions that can impact significantly on the performance of solar cooling.Solar thermal technology isn’t new under the sun.
For centuries, it’s been utilized for heating water. But the integration of solar thermal into the HVAC refrigeration cycle is new – and it offers significant energy savings. The introduction of variable load HVAC/R systems (VRF, inverter, staged, screw, digital scroll, etc.) has made the integration possible.Now Dan Chiras, author of the popular book The Natural House, brings those principles up to date for a new generation of solar enthusiasts.
The techniques required to heat and cool a building passively have been used for thousands of years.