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Advances in passive cooling, edited by Mat Santamouris

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Advances in passive cooling
Title
Advances in passive cooling
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mat Santamouris
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Following a rapid increase in the use of air conditioning in buildings of all types, the energy demand for powering such devices has become a significant cause for concern. Passive cooling is increasingly being thought of as the best alternative to air conditioning. This book offers the latest knowledge and techniques on passive cooling, enabling building professionals to understand the state of the art and employ relevant new strategies. With separate chapters on comfort, urban microclimate, solar control, ventilation, ground cooling and evaporative and radiative cooling, this authoritative te
Member of
Dewey number
697.9/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Santamouris, M.
Series statement
Buildings, energy, solar technology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Solar air conditioning
Label
Advances in passive cooling, edited by Mat Santamouris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Progress on passive cooling : adaptive thermal comfort and passive architecture / Fergus Nicol and Susan Roaf -- Opportunities for saving energy and improving air quality in urban heat islands / Hashem Akbari -- Solar control / Karsten Voss [and others] -- Ventilation for cooling / Maria Kolokotroni and Mat Santamouris -- Ground cooling : recent progress / Jens Pfafferott [and others] -- Evaporative cooling ; Radiative cooling / Evyatar Erell
Control code
ocn316067728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 303 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441673022
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316067728
Label
Advances in passive cooling, edited by Mat Santamouris
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Progress on passive cooling : adaptive thermal comfort and passive architecture / Fergus Nicol and Susan Roaf -- Opportunities for saving energy and improving air quality in urban heat islands / Hashem Akbari -- Solar control / Karsten Voss [and others] -- Ventilation for cooling / Maria Kolokotroni and Mat Santamouris -- Ground cooling : recent progress / Jens Pfafferott [and others] -- Evaporative cooling ; Radiative cooling / Evyatar Erell
Control code
ocn316067728
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 303 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441673022
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)316067728

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