Solar Power in Building Design (GreenSource): The Engineer's Complete Project Resource

Hardcover | October 5, 2007

byPeter Gevorkian

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Design, Implement, and Audit the Most Energy-Efficient, Cost-Effective Solar Power Systems for Any Type of Building!

Solar Power in Building Design is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. From basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing methods, this vital resource offers you everything needed for solar power design success.

Filled with case studies and illustrations, this state-of-the-art design tool covers new solar technologies…design implementation techniques…energy conservation…the economics of solar power systems…passive solar heating power…and more. Solar Power in Building Design features:

  • Step-by-step instructions for designing, implementing, and auditing solar power systems
  • Expert guidance on using solar power in any type of building-from basic theory through project planning, cost estimating, and manufacturing
  • Complete details on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), plus rebate procedures and forms

    Inside This Cutting-Edge Solar Power Toolkit

    • Solar power physics and technology • Practical guide to solar power design • Solar power design implementation • Energy conservation • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) • Sustainable energy rebate • Economics of solar power systems • Passive solar heating power

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    Design, Implement, and Audit the Most Energy-Efficient, Cost-Effective Solar Power Systems for Any Type of Building! Solar Power in Building Design is a complete guide to designing, implementing, and auditing energy-efficient, cost-effective solar power systems for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. From basic theory th...

    Dr. Peter Gevorkian, PhD (Glendale, CA) is President of Vector Delta Design Group, Inc., an electrical engineering and solar power design consulting organization specializing in industrial, commercial and residential projects. In the past several years, the company extended its expertise in the field of renewable energy sources such as...

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    Format:HardcoverDimensions:476 pages, 9.1 × 7.5 × 1.29 inPublished:October 5, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0071485635

    ISBN - 13:9780071485630

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    Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Introduction
    Acknowledgments
    Disclaimer Note
    Chapter 1: Solar Power System Physics
    Chapter 2: Solar Power Technologies
    Chapter 3: Solar Power System Design Considerations
    Chapter 4: Introduction to Solar Power System Design
    Chapter 5: Solar Power Generation Project Implementation
    Chapter 6: Energy Conservation
    Chapter 7: LEED--Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
    Chapter 8: California Solar Initiative Program
    Chapter 9: Economics of Solar Power Systems
    Chapter 10: Passive Solar Heating Technologies
    Appendix A: Unit Conversion and Design Reference Tables
    Appendix B: Photovoltaic System Support Hardware and Photo Gallery
    Appendix C: California Energy Commission Certified Equipment