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Author Eicker, Ursula, author.

Title Energy efficient buildings with solar and geothermal resources / Ursula Eicker.

Published Chichester : Wiley, 2014.


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Physical description x, 593 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Energy consumption of buildings -- 1.1.Residential buildings -- 1.2.Office and administrative buildings -- 1.3.Air conditioning -- 1.4.Lighting electricity consumption -- 1.5.Influence of the urban form on energy consumption of buildings -- 1.6.Office buildings in an urban context -- 1.7.Residential buildings in an urban context -- 1.8.Site density effect -- 1.9.Climate effect -- 1.10.Albedo effects -- 1.11.Thermal properties of the building envelope -- 1.12.Solar gains and glazing -- 1.13.Building typology and urban form -- 1.14.Conclusions -- References -- 2.Part A: Passive solar -- 2.1.Passive solar use by glazing -- 2.2.Transparent thermal Insulation (TTI) -- 2.3.Heat storage by interior building elements -- pt. B Natural ventilation -- 2.4.Analytical methods for volume-flow calculations -- 2.5.Air flow network simulations -- 2.6.Ventilation potentials --
Contents note continued: 2.7.Thermal comfort and energy savings in office rooms with controlled natural ventilation -- 2.8.Weekly simulations with dynamic boundary conditions -- 2.9.Natural single-sided ventilation with sliding windows -- 2.10.Annual simulations -- pt. C Daylighting of buildings -- 2.11.Luminance and illuminance -- 2.12.Visual performance and quality of lighting -- 2.13.Light measurements -- 2.14.Sky luminous intensity models -- 2.15.Daylight distribution in interior spaces -- 2.16.Calculation of daylight availability in buildings -- 2.17.Standardisation and calculation methods -- 2.18.Determination of needed artificial light sources -- References -- 3.Solar and geothermal resource -- 3.1.Extra-terrestrial solar irradiance -- 3.2.Sun--Earth geometry -- 3.3.Equator coordinates -- 3.4.Horizon coordinates -- 3.5.Atmospheric transmission and spectral irradiance -- 3.6.Statistical production of hourly irradiance data records --
Contents note continued: 3.7.Global irradiance and irradiance on inclined surfaces -- 3.8.Shading -- 3.9.Temperature time series modelling -- 3.10.Geothermal resource -- References -- 4.Solar thermal heating -- 4.1.Markets and economics -- 4.2.System overview -- 4.3.Systems engineering -- 4.4.Large solar plants for heating drinking water with short-term stores -- 4.5.Solar district heating -- 4.6.Modelling of thermal collectors -- 4.7.Storage modelling -- 4.8.Solar air collectors -- 4.9.Calculation of the available thermal power of solar air collectors -- 4.10.Design of the air circuit -- References -- 5.Solar cooling -- 5.1.Introduction to the technologies -- 5.2.Technology trends -- 5.3.The absorption cooling process and its components -- 5.4.Components of absorption chillers -- 5.5.Physical principles of the absorption process -- 5.6.Energy balances and performance figures of an absorption chiller -- 5.7.Static absorption cooling model --
Contents note continued: 5.8.Parameter identification for the static absorption cooling machine model -- 5.9.Open cycle desiccant cooling -- 5.10.Physical and technological bases of sorption-supported air conditioning -- 5.11.The technology of heat recovery -- 5.12.Technology humidifier -- 5.13.Design limits and climatic boundary conditions -- 5.14.Energy balance of sorption-supported air conditioning -- 5.15.Closed cycle adsorption cooling -- 5.16.Heat rejection and auxiliary electricity consumption -- References -- 6.Geothermal heating and cooling -- 6.1.Direct geothermal energy use for cooling and preheating of buildings -- 6.2.Indirect geothermal energy use -- 6.3.Geothermal heat exchangers for chiller heat rejection -- 6.4.Modeling of geothermal heat exchangers -- 6.5.Economics of geothermal heat exchangers -- 6.6.Performance summary on geothermal heat exchangers -- References -- 7.Photovoltaics -- 7.1.Structure of grid-connected systems -- 7.2.Solar cell technologies --
Contents note continued: 7.3.Module technology -- 7.4.Building integration and costs -- 7.5.Energy production and the performance ratio of PV systems -- 7.6.Physical fundamentals of solar electricity production -- 7.7.Current-voltage characteristics -- 7.8.PV performance with shading -- 7.9.Simple temperature model for PV modules -- 7.10.Systems engineering -- References -- 8.Compression chillers and heat pumps -- 8.1.Overview of heat pump and chiller technologies -- 8.2.Energy efficiency of heat pumps and chillers -- 8.3.Heat pump and compression chiller modelling -- 8.4.Case studies for photovoltaic compression versus thermal cooling -- 8.5.Conclusions on case studies for photovoltaic and thermal cooling -- References -- 9.Thermal analysis of building-integrated solar components -- 9.1.Empirical thermal model of building-integrated photovoltaic -- 9.2.Energy balance and stationary thermal model of ventilated double facades --
Contents note continued: 9.3.Heat transfer coefficients for the interior and facade air gap -- 9.4.Building-integrated solar components (U and g values) -- 9.5.Warm-air generation by photovoltaic facades -- 9.6.Photovoltaic thermal collectors for heating and cooling generation -- References.
Subject Buildings -- Energy conservation.
Solar energy.
Geothermal engineering.
Sustainable buildings.
Solar buildings.
Geothermal space heating.
Air conditioning -- Energy conservation.
Heating -- Energy conservation.
ISBN 9781118352243 (hbk.)