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

  • ID: 2209782
  • March 2014
  • 432 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Design net–zero energy buildings that heat and power with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky

- The updated sustainable design classic
- Doubled content
- Focused on designing for Architecture 2030® carbon–neutral performance targets
- Tools to connect related strategies.

Part I VII: 400–page printed book

- Multiple aids for navigation
- A new knowledge structure for net–zero design
- 7 synergies and 9 strategy bundles
- 6 high–performance buildings assessments
- Condensed versions of favorite strategies and tools

Part VIII IX: 450–page electronic book (free download)

- Searchable PDF documents
- Over 100 preliminary design strategies
- 29 design analysis techniques

Digital Extras (free download)

- The SWL Tools spreadsheet for net–zero design (62 pages)
- Climate Calendar data spreadsheets for the U.S. (28 cities)
- 700 pages of Climatic Context reports for U.S. climate

regions

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WHAT'S IN THE SWL PRINTED

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

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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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