Solar Energy Application in Buildings discusses the successful utilization of the Sun's energy in various cultures, continents, and climates.
This book consists of 19 chapters and begins with considerable chapters devoted to the fundamentals of solar energy, including climate, storage, and material properties. The subsequent chapters discuss the concept of passive heating and cooling in buildings. The remaining nine chapters deal with various applications of solar energy in buildings in the United States, Iran, Canada, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Great Britain, India, and France.
This work will be of great value to scientists and engineers who are interested in the great potential of solar energy.