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Passive solar design.

AIA Research Corporation.

Passive solar design.

by AIA Research Corporation.

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Conservaton and Solar Application, Solar Heating and Cooling Research and Development Branch, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar heating -- Bibliography.,
  • Solar air conditioning -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Solar Heating and Cooling Research and Development Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15227561M

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    The book Passive Solar Design Strategies: Guidelines for Home Building, developed by the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC), is an excellent resource for further study of passive solar design techniques. As Passive House design focuses on the building envelope, and in a multifamily building there is less envelope per square foot of floor area than in a single family house, it is actually easier to achieve Passive House performance in multifamily buildings, with a lesser cost premium than in smaller Size: 2MB.


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