Net Zero Energy Design: A Guide for Commercial Architecture

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Net Zero Energy Design: A Guide for Commercial Architecture

English | ISBN: 1118018540 | 2012 | 464 Pages | PDF | 93 MB

Conveniently organized and packed with robust technical content and clear explanations of key principles
Written by an architect who is the director of sustainability at a global architecture firm, Net Zero Energy Design is a practical guide for architects and related construction professionals who want to design and build net zero energy commercial architecture. It offers no-nonsense strategies, step-by-step technical analysis, and valuable examples, in addition to developed case studies. With a focus on application in a variety of building types and scales, the book also develops a broad-based understanding of all the integrated principles involved in achieving net zero energy.
This book is an indispensable resource for anyone venturing into net zero energy design, construction, and operation, and it also serves as an excellent resource on a variety of sustainable design topics. Important features include:
Organization based upon the commercial building delivery process
Robust technical content for use in actual project applications
Analysis examples that demonstrate key technical principles
Plenty of design data for use as a valuable design resource
Abundant and sophisticated information graphics and color illustrations and photographs
A distinct design focus on the content that inspires adoption of principles into projects


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