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101 rules of thumb for low energy architecture / Huw Heywood

By: Heywood, Huw.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Riba Pub., c2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9781859464816 (pbk.); 1859464815 (pbk.).Other title: One hundred and one rules of thumb for low energy architecture.Subject(s): Architecture and energy conservation | Sustainable architecture | Buildings -- Energy conservationDDC classification: 720.472
Contents:
Working with site and location: Sun and shade ; Climate and micro-climate ; Shelter from wind and rain -- Manipulating orientation and form: The relationship between sun and wind ; The impact of building form -- The low energy building envelope: Heavy and lightweight construction ; The timing of heating needs ; Reducing heat loss -- Energy and the internal environment: Free heating : direct, isolated and indirect solar gain ; Free cooling : using earth, wind and water ; Free lighting : daylight ; Colour -- Rules and strategies for different climatic regions: Hot-dry climate ; Hot-humid climate ; Cold climate ; Cold-winter/hot-summer climate ; Temperate climate
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720.472 H.H.O 2012 (Browse shelf) Available 21196
Books Books Centeral Library
Second Floor - Engineering & Architecture
720.472 H.H.O 2012 (Browse shelf) Available 21195

"Narrative bibliography": p. 190-218

Includes bibliographical references (p. 218-221) and index

Working with site and location: Sun and shade ; Climate and micro-climate ; Shelter from wind and rain -- Manipulating orientation and form: The relationship between sun and wind ; The impact of building form -- The low energy building envelope: Heavy and lightweight construction ; The timing of heating needs ; Reducing heat loss -- Energy and the internal environment: Free heating : direct, isolated and indirect solar gain ; Free cooling : using earth, wind and water ; Free lighting : daylight ; Colour -- Rules and strategies for different climatic regions: Hot-dry climate ; Hot-humid climate ; Cold climate ; Cold-winter/hot-summer climate ; Temperate climate

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