Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design

by: Peter Gevorkian


Abstract: A GreenSource guide to designing alternative energy systems for buildings. This GreenSource book is a comprehensive design reference for architects and engineers, providing pragmatic, hands-on design and installation guidelines for current and future alternative energy systems technologies. Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design presents information regarding design considerations; construction materials; system deployment; typical installations; pros and cons; impact on the environment; and economic analysis of technologies. Useful appendices contain detailed design data tables and certified equipment listings
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Title: Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2010 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071621472

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Peter Gevorkian Ph.D., P.E. is president of Vector Delta Design Group, Inc., an electrical engineering and solar power design consulting firm. He is the author of Sustainable Energy Systems in Architectural Design, Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering, and Solar Power in Building Design.

Description: A GreenSource guide to designing alternative energy systems for buildings. This GreenSource book is a comprehensive design reference for architects and engineers, providing pragmatic, hands-on design and installation guidelines for current and future alternative energy systems technologies. Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design presents information regarding design considerations; construction materials; system deployment; typical installations; pros and cons; impact on the environment; and economic analysis of technologies. Useful appendices contain detailed design data tables and certified equipment listings