Passive Solar Energy in Buildings: Watt Committee: report number 17, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Passive Solar Energy in Buildings

Watt Committee: report number 17, 1st Edition

Edited by P. O'Sullivan


80 pages

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This report indicates that the benefits that accrue to a building and its occupants from a consideration of solar radiation are greatest when the 'passive solar component' is seen in perspective, as a natural part of an integrated approach to climatically interactive low-energy building design.

Table of Contents

1. Passive solar techniques and their application in existing and new technology 2. Opportunities for use of passive solar energy in educational buildings 3. Use of passive solar energy in offices 4. Industrial, retail and service buildings—options for passive solar design 5. Housing: The passive solar approach to new and existing domestic buildings 6. Conclusions and recommendations

About the Editor

O'Sullivan\, P.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Sustainability & Green Design
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General