Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design (GreenSource by Peter Gevorkian

By Peter Gevorkian

Design High-Performance substitute strength platforms for Buildings

A finished reference for architects and engineers, this GreenSource ebook offers sensible layout and deploy instructions for one of the most commercially conceivable replacement power applied sciences. building fabrics, procedure deployment, normal installations, and environmental impression are covered.

Alternative strength structures in development Design comprises info on LEED layout, strength conservation, and solar energy financing and go back on funding. strength buy agreements (PPAs) and nationwide and overseas carbon cap and exchange also are mentioned. helpful appendices include distinctive layout information tables and authorized gear listings.

Alternative strength structures in construction Design covers:

  • Solar strength procedure physics and technologies
  • California sunlight initiative program
  • Energy conservation
  • Passive heating sun technologies
  • Fuel cellphone technology
  • Wind power technologies
  • Ocean strength technologies
  • Hydroelectric and micro-hydro turbine power
  • Geothermal energy
  • Biofuel, biogas, and thermal depolymerization technologies
  • Fission- and fusion-type nuclear power
  • Air pollutants abatement

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