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Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies

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Publisher Comments:

Design net-zero energy buildings that heat and power with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky
  • The updated sustainable design classic
  • Doubled content
  • Focused on designing for Architecture 2030® carbon-neutral performance targets
  • Tools to connect related strategies.

Part I–VII: 400-page printed book

  • Multiple aids for navigation
  • A new knowledge structure for net-zero design
  • 7 synergies and 9 strategy bundles
  • 6 high-performance buildings assessments
  • Condensed versions of favorite strategies and tools

Part VIII–IX: 450-page electronic book (free download)

  • Searchable PDF documents
  • Over 100 preliminary design strategies
  • 29 design analysis techniques

Digital Extras (free download)

  • The SWL Tools spreadsheet for net-zero design (62 pages)
  • Climate Calendar data spreadsheets for the U.S. (28 cities)
  • 700 pages of Climatic Context reports for U.S. climate

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Synopsis:

An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky.

This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.

  • Hundreds of illustrations and practical strategies give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.
  • Organized to quickly guide the designer in making buildings respond to the sun, wind and light.

 

About the Author

MARK DeKAY is a registered architect and Associate Professor of architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is a Fulbright Scholar, a Climate Reality Leadership Corps member, author of Integral Sustainable Design: Transformative Perspectives and editor of the UT/RedVector.com online Sustainable Design and Green Building continuing education program.

G. Z. BROWN is a registered architect and Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon. He is director of the UO Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) in Portland and Eugene and coauthor of InsideOut: Design Procedures for Passive Environmental Technologies and Natural Ventilation in Northwest Buildings.

Table of Contents

WHAT'S ON THE DVD

I THE SUSTAINABLE DESIGN NAVIGATOR

• Using the Sustainable Design Navigator an electronic tool for design advice queries

• 28 Analysis Techniques, 8.5 x 11 printable

• 90 Design Strategies, 8.5 x 11 printable

• Indexes, searchable

• Bibliography, searchable

II SUSTAINABLE DESIGN RESOURCES

• Sun Charts and Sundials

• Climate Data and Analyses

• Energy Scheming 3.5 software, demo version

• Additional Resources

WHAT'S IN THE PRINTED BOOK

III NAVIGATION

• Abbreviated Contents for the Printed Book

• Abbreviated Contents for the DVD

• Detailed Contents for the Printed Book

• Detailed Contents for the DVD

• Additional Navigation Methods

IV USING SUN, WIND & LIGHT

• The Energetic Design Process

• Net-Zero Energy and Carbon-Neutral Design

• Selecting Bundles and Making Your Own

• Using the Sustainable Design Navigator

V THE FUNDAMENTAL BUNDLES

VI QUICK DESIGN GUIDELINES

VI TOP 25 DESIGN STRATEGIES

• Appendix

• Bibliography

• Indexes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470945780
Author:
Brown, G Z
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Brown, G. Z.
Author:
Dekay, Mark
Subject:
Methods & Materials
Subject:
building design
Subject:
designing buildings for sun, designing building for wind, wind for cooling buildings, sun for heating buildings daylight for natural lighting for buildings, Energy Scheming software program
Subject:
designing bu
Subject:
ildings for sun, designing building for wind, wind for cooling buildings, sun for heating buildings daylight for natural lighting for buildings, Energy Scheming software program
Subject:
Architecture-Specifications and Detail
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Publication Date:
20120327
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
243.79 x 214.6 x 33 mm 32.32 oz

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"Synopsis" by , An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky.

This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.

  • Hundreds of illustrations and practical strategies give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.
  • Organized to quickly guide the designer in making buildings respond to the sun, wind and light.

 

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