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Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies. 3rd Edition

  • Published: March 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 432 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky.

This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. Using hundreds of illustrations, this book offers practical strategies that give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.

- Hundreds of illustrations and practical strategies give the designer the tools they need to make energy efficient buildings.
- Organized to quickly guide the designer in making buildings respond to the sun, wind and light.

I NAVIGATION 20
- SWL Printed Contents
- SWL Electronic Contents
- Additional Navigation Methods

II USING SUN, WIND & LIGHT 50
- Buildings and Energy Use
- Design Decision Chart for Net-Zero

III SYNERGIES 78
- 7 essential themes for net-zero design

IV BUNDLES 94
- Bundles Explained
- Selecting Bundles and Making Your Own
- Some Fundamental Bundles: 9 sets strategy sets for high-performance design

V FAVORITE DESIGN TOOLS, condensed 194

VI FAVORITE DESIGN STRATEGIES, condensed 216

VII HIGH-PERFORMANCE BUILDINGS 250
- 6 techniques for net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design

APPENDICES A-E 293

INDICES 339
Searchable, printable electronic documents, including all SWL Printed content

VIII DETAILED DESIGN STRATEGIES E.1
- 106 energy design strategies with precedents and preliminary design tools for passive cooling, solar heating, daylighting, fresh air ventilation and renewable power

IX DETAILED ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES E.277
- 29 analysis techniques for climate assessment, loads estimation and design strategy selection

APPENDICES F-H E.364
- Sun Charts and Sundials, covering the world
- Climate Maps for the USA and Canada

ADDITIONAL DIGITAL RESOURCES
- Climate data for the USA
- Climate analysis reports for the USA
- SWL Tools, spreadsheet for net-zero energy analysis
- Bibliography, searchable

MARK DeKAY is a registered architect and Associate Professor of architecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is a Fulbright Scholar, a Climate Reality Leadership Corps member, author of Integral Sustainable Design: Transformative Perspectives and editor of the UT/RedVector.com online Sustainable Design and Green Building continuing education program.

G. Z. BROWN is a registered architect and Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon. He is director of the UO Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (ESBL) in Portland and Eugene and coauthor of InsideOut: Design Procedures for Passive Environmental Technologies and Natural Ventilation in Northwest Buildings.

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