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Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings

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Residential Energy is packed full of new information on energy consumption, analyzing energy costs, and other energy-auditing information.

Residential Energy is the best book available on home energy conservation. This book introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first.

Residential Energy is an essential reference manual for home energy raters, energy auditors, weatherization technicians, carpenters, heating and air-conditioning specialists, insulation contractors, plumbers, electricians, and home-improvement enthusiasts.

This new edition marks Residential Energy's maturation into the one complete reference book on energy efficiency for residential buildings. This book has nearly 400 illustrations, charts, and tables. The included compact disc contains a complete copy of the book with clickable cross-references, bookmarks, and searchable index. It is an important reference tool that should be in every energy specialist's library. 320 pages, with 11 chapters and 24 appendices.

Synopsis:

Residential Energy introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first!

 

Covering everything from basic principles and air leakage to insulation and windows and doors, this user friendly manual is an essential text/reference for anyone interested in the design, construction, and operation of energy efficient homes! PLUS, every book includes a CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the text!

 

Ideally suited for programs in weatherization, energy auditors/raters and general construction trades including carpentry, HVAC, plumbers, electricians, and more!  Residential Energy is packed full of the latest information on energy consumption, analyzing energy costs, and other energy-auditing information.

Synopsis:

Residential Energy introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first!

 

Covering everything from basic principles and air leakage to insulation and windows and doors, this user friendly manual is an essential text/reference for anyone interested in the design, construction, and operation of energy efficient homes! PLUS, every book includes a CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the text!

 

Ideally suited for programs in weatherization, energy auditors/raters and general construction trades including carpentry, HVAC, plumbers, electricians, and more!  Residential Energy is packed full of the latest information on energy consumption, analyzing energy costs, and other energy-auditing information.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to Residential Energy
  1. Principles of Energy
  2. Energy and the Building Shell
  3. Air Leakage
  4. Insulation
  5. Windows and Doors
  6. Heating
  7. Lighting and Appliances
  8. Cooling
  9. Water Heating
  10. Health and Safety
  11. Appendices and Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135125410
Publisher:
Saturn Resource Management
Subject:
General
Author:
Dorsi, Chris
Author:
Krigger, John
Subject:
General Transportation
Subject:
Engineering - Mechanical
Subject:
Transportation - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
October 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.5 x 0.8 in 921 gr

Related Subjects

Engineering » Mechanical Engineering » General
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Energy » Energy Management and Building Services
Transportation » Automotive » General
Transportation » General

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"Synopsis" by ,

Residential Energy introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first!

 

Covering everything from basic principles and air leakage to insulation and windows and doors, this user friendly manual is an essential text/reference for anyone interested in the design, construction, and operation of energy efficient homes! PLUS, every book includes a CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the text!

 

Ideally suited for programs in weatherization, energy auditors/raters and general construction trades including carpentry, HVAC, plumbers, electricians, and more!  Residential Energy is packed full of the latest information on energy consumption, analyzing energy costs, and other energy-auditing information.

"Synopsis" by ,

Residential Energy introduces readers to a home's energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text that effective energy conservation requires a whole-house approach that addresses the biggest energy wasters first!

 

Covering everything from basic principles and air leakage to insulation and windows and doors, this user friendly manual is an essential text/reference for anyone interested in the design, construction, and operation of energy efficient homes! PLUS, every book includes a CD-ROM containing an electronic version of the text!

 

Ideally suited for programs in weatherization, energy auditors/raters and general construction trades including carpentry, HVAC, plumbers, electricians, and more!  Residential Energy is packed full of the latest information on energy consumption, analyzing energy costs, and other energy-auditing information.

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