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Author Gevorkian, Peter.

Title Alternative energy systems in building design / Peter Gevorkian
Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2010]


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Description xix, 522 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series McGraw-Hill's GreenSource series
McGraw-Hill's GreenSource series.
Contents Ch. 1. Global Warming: Climatic and Atmospheric Changes -- Ch. 2. Energy Systems -- Ch. 3. Solar Power System Physics and Technologies -- Ch. 4. California Solar Initiative Program -- Ch. 5. Energy Conservation -- Ch. 6. Passive Solar Heating Technologies -- Ch. 7. Fuel Cell Technology -- Ch. 8. Wind Energy Technologies -- Ch. 9. Ocean Energy Technologies -- Ch. 10. Hydroelectric and Micro-Hydro Turbine Power -- Ch. 11. Geothermal Energy -- Ch. 12. Biofuel, Biogas, and Thermal Depolymerization Technologies -- Ch. 13. Fission- and Fusion-Type Nuclear Power -- Ch. 14. Air Pollution Abatement -- Ch. 15. Carbon Dioxide Sequestration and Carbon Trading Economics -- App. A. Unit Conversion and Design Reference Tables -- App. B. Photo Gallery -- App. C. Historical Time Line of Solar Energy -- App. D. Glossary of Renewable Energy Power Systems
Summary This book provides practical design and installation guidelines for some of the most commercially viable alternative energy technologies. Construction materials, system deployment, typical installations, and environmental impact are covered
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Architecture and energy conservation.
Building-integrated photovoltaic systems.
Electric power systems.
Hydroelectric power plants.
Small power production facilities.
Renewable energy sources.
Sustainable buildings.
Wind power plants.
LC no. 2009029279
ISBN 0071621474 (alk. paper)
9780071621472 (alk. paper)