5 edition of Energy Efficient Building Use (Chandos Series on Construction & Facilities) found in the catalog.
January 1, 1998
by Chandos Publishing (Oxford) Ltd
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||108|
Although energy costs are near an all-time low, modern energy efficiency offers more than just savings: It offers comfort. With the help of this book, homeowners and builders can build lasting comfort into their homes -- and save money. This new addition to the best-selling Best of Fine Homebuilding series brings together 29 of the best articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine that cover. Energy and Buildings is an international journal publishing articles with explicit links to energy use in buildings. The aim is to present new research results, and new proven practice aimed at reducing the energy needs of a building and improving indoor environment quality.
Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to both a structure and the application of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from planning to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This requires close cooperation of the contractor, the architects, the. And energy efficiency is not just for new construction. Many existing buildings are being upgraded to use a lot less energy—even the Empire State Building has been retrofitted to save energy! Saving energy, saving money—with more comfort. Energy efficient commercial buildings. Caption: Energy Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings.
Making our buildings more energy efficient is one of the fastest, most cost-effective ways of cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The owners of the Empire State Building. Buildings use about one-third of the world’s energy. Leading companies in the building, equipment and energy industries launched Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EEB) with the WBCSD in March The project brings together companies worldwide, which are determined to remove barriers to energy-efficient concepts in new and existing.
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This book is really a book. It is a collection of magazine articles from a well respected building magazine that cover different building techniques. One chapter per article. There is an article for every currently used, but not quite mainstream /5(7).
Energy Efficient Building Use by Mark Steel, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® The Paperback of the Energy Efficient Building Use by Mark Steel at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : The book is good at introducing the areas which can assist in energy reduction, but not to the specifics required for the level of professional applications.
There should be spreadsheets presented for download for energy savings. It requires in-depth cost saving cuts which are above already practiced by: In well-written pages, amply and creatively illustrated by John Carmody, Energy- Efficient Operation of Commercial Buildings lays out a simple and logical process for ensuring operation efficiency of typical building systems.
The process is amplified through numerous examples and flow charts. Description Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Life Cycle Approach offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the subject with a further focus on the Life Cycle.
This book takes the necessity of re-shaping the concept of building design in order to transform buildings from large scale energy consumers to energy savers and producers into consideration.
The book is organized in two parts: theory and case studies. The Building Energy Data Book () is a compendium of data from a variety of data sets and includes statistics on residential and commercial building energy consumption.
Data tables contain statistics related to construction, building technologies, energy consumption, and building characteristics. In energy efficient buildings, the mode of use of the internal environment is a central issue.
Indeed, in highly performing constructions, and even more in superefficient net zero energy buildings, the presence of overinsulated and airtight envelopes determines that the mode of use of the internal environment has a considerable impact in the.
Energy efficient buildings (new constructions or renovated existing buildings) can be defined as buildings that are designed to provide a significant reduction of the energy need for heating and cooling, independently of the energy and of the equipments that will be chosen to heat or cool the building.
Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Life Cycle Approach offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the subject with a further focus on the Life Cycle.
The editors, r read full description. Download all chapters. Share this book. This manual provides a handy, straightforward summary of energy efficient building use.
It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. It looks at building fabric as well as building : Chartridge Books Oxford. Using the ENERGY STAR Logo & Label | ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR Brand Book Whether you are labeling a product, new home or building that has earned the ENERGY STAR, designing a new outreach campaign, or communicatingyour organization's commitment to energy efficiency, this book is designed to help you make the most of your ENERGY STAR partnership.
The Guide for Designing Energy-Efficient Building Enclo sures for Wood-Frame Multi-Unit Residential Buildin gs in Marine to Cold Climate Zones in North America was developed by FPInnovations in collaboration with RDH Building Engineering Ltd., the Homeowner Protection Office, Branch of BC Housing, and the Canadian Wood Council.
The book also describes energy audit producers commonly used to improve the energy efficiency of residential and commercial buildings as well as industrial facilities.
After developing the basics of HVAC control, the book explores operational needs for successfully maintained operations. Generic design strategies for energy-efficient, low-carbon 4.
Post occupancy evaluation for optimal energy and environmental 5. Health and wellbeing 6. Energy efficient ventilation 7. Air conditioning systems 8. Energy-efficient thermal energy generation and distribution in buildings 9. Low energy approaches for the thermal control of buildings The best eco friendly & energy efficient house plans.
Find small, sustainable, net zero, passive solar home designs & more. Call for expert help. Energy Efficient Building in South Africa is a layman’s guide to ensuring that the energy efficiency regulations are met in terms of the building standards that are currently applicable in South Africa.
The purpose of the book is to provide a simplified guide to SANS XA that has been implemented to ensure that all new houses comply with certain basic standards of energy efficiency. Energy Efficient Buildings with Solar and Geothermal Resources 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 well as students. geothermal energy use for the heating and cooling of buildings; a. Energy efficiency is at the forefront of current debates about building technology.
The increasing global population, decreasing fossil-based energy resources, rising emissions of harmful gases. The Building Energy Data Book () is a compendium of data from a variety of data sets and includes statistics on residential and commercial building energy consumption.
Data tables contain statistics related to construction, building technologies, energy consumption, and building characteristics. Hussam Jouhara is a lecturer of building services engineering and a member of the Centre for Energy and Built Environment Research (CEBER) at Brunel University.
Publications include more than 35 articles in international conference and leading academic journals and one filed patent in the area of efficient heat emitters for use in domestic and. Lee "Energy Efficient Building Use" por Mark Steel disponible en Rakuten Kobo.
This manual provides a handy, straightforward summary of energy efficient building use. Brand: Chartridge Books Oxford.Covering 41 projects from India s various climatic zones, this book provides thorough insights into the context, techniques, and benefits of energy-efficient buildings/5(5).