Energy Efficient Buildings With Solar and Geothermal Resources

Energy Efficient Buildings With Solar and Geothermal Resources

Book - 2014
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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. With introductory sections for each technology described, material includes chapters on: geothermal energy use for the heating and cooling of buildings; a chapter on electrically driven heat pumps/chillers; material on night radiative cooling, photovoltaic thermal collectors, temperature modelling and thin film photovoltaic modelling.  

Includes general introductory sections for each technology with market potential and applications Covers an increasingly important component of energy courses Considers a broad range of alternative renewable energy supplies relevant to the building sector, such as geothermal energy with heat pump With a special focus on solar cooling, provides detailed physical models of all technologies and example calculations Unique in covering the fundamentals of meteorological modelling
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom :, John Wiley & Sons Ltd,, 2014
ISBN: 9781118352243
1118352246
Branch Call Number: 697.78 Eic
Characteristics: x, 593 pages : illustrations (some colour)

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