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economic model for passive solar designs in commercial environments.

Jeanne W. Powell

economic model for passive solar designs in commercial environments.

by Jeanne W. Powell

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Published by U.S. Government PrintingOffice in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBuilding Science Series -- 125.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Standards.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19169665M

[Passive Solar] Navigation. Introduction, Current Technology, How does passive solar design use the sun’s power, What are the things to remember, Economics, Social Implications, Environmental Aspects, Conclusions. Passive Solar Design Introduction. Passive solar energy is nothing new - if you have ever sat in a car during a sunny day you will have noticed how hot it can sometimes get. One simple way is to use natural solar energy. Arhaus Group director Dan Heyworth explains that without too much fuss, or compromising aesthetics, passive solar design can provide warm, dry, comfortable homes and reduced energy bills. A structure that is designed to harness the sun's natural solar.

Chapter 4 The Building Architectural Design Schematic Design Achieving a sustainable building r equir es a commitment fr om developing the initial F&OR documents thr ough construction detailing and commissioning. Initial deci­ sions, such as the building’ s location, general massing, and configuration pr ofoundly af fect the building’ s envi­ r. Passive design is a sustainable building standard that responds to local climate and site conditions to maintain a comfortable temperature in the home. It focuses on renewable sources of energy such as the sun and wind to provide household heating, cooling, ventilation and lighting. Through passive design, energy usage is dramatically reduced, temperature fluctuations are fewer.

O'Brien, Kesik and Athienitis in their paper Solar design days: A tool for passive solar house design [6] provided specific guidelines for effective passive solar designing. One of the well-known. Read the latest articles of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews at , Elsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature Optimization of passive solar design strategies: A review commercial energy consumption and economic growth .


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Economic model for passive solar designs in commercial environments by Jeanne W. Powell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An economic model for passive solar designs in commercial environments. [Jeanne W Powell; United States. Department of Energy. Passive/Hybrid Systems Branch.]. Get this from a library. An economic model for passive solar designs in commercial environments.

[Jeanne W Powell; United States. National Bureau of Standards.; National Engineering Laboratory (U.S.). Building Economics and Regulatory Technology Division.]. The model is illustrated in two case examples of prototypical solar design for low rise commercial buildings in an urban setting.

The model incorporates a life cycle costing approach that focuses on the costs of purchase, installation, maintenance, repairs, replacement, and by: 1.

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Department of Energy, this is the only comprehensive guide to adapting standard building practices to current passive solar by: Energy efficiency should be inherent to the design, not tacked on as an afterthought.

A well-designed solar home has no more materials than a conventional home. The materials are just arranged more intelligently to optimize performance.

For example, a solar home. Passive solar design can easily reduce heating and cooling energy bills, increase spatial vitality, and improve comfort and wellbeing. Inherently flexible passive solar design principles typically accrue energy benefits with low maintenance risks over the life of the building.

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