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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 1 online resource (xix, 522 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series McGraw-Hill's GreenSource series
McGraw-Hill's GreenSource series.
Contents Global warming : climatic and atmospheric changes -- Energy systems -- Solar power system physics and technologies -- California solar initiative program -- Energy conservation -- Passive solar heating technologies -- Fuel cell technology -- Wind energy technologies -- Ocean energy technologies -- Hydroelectric and micro-hydro turbine power -- Geothermal energy -- Biofuel, biogas, and thermal depolymerization technologies -- Fission- and fusion-type nuclear power -- Air pollution abatement -- Carbon dioxide sequestration and carbon trading economics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Architecture and energy conservation.
Building-integrated photovoltaic systems.
Electric power systems.
Hydroelectric power plants.
Renewable energy sources.
Small power production facilities.
Sustainable buildings.
Wind power plants.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0071625240 (electronic bk.)
0071738061 (electronic bk.)
9780071625241 (electronic bk.)
9780071738064 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)