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Passive and Low Energy Alternatives I

The First International PLEA Conference, Bermuda, September 13-15, 1982

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

Editors: Arthur Bowen, Robert Vagner

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 9 0 5 5 - 6

Passive and Low Energy Alternatives I presents the proceedings of the First International PLEA Conference held in Bermuda on September 13-15, 1982 which aims to establish an… Read more

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Passive and Low Energy Alternatives I presents the proceedings of the First International PLEA Conference held in Bermuda on September 13-15, 1982 which aims to establish an international forum to report on the developments in the many related topics covered in this fast growing area of global concern that effects all of mankind. The book covers papers on bioclimatology, design methods and tools; site planning/landscape; and vernacular and indigenous architecture. The text also includes papers on innovative design; retrofits and renovations; daylighting; earth contact; and greenhouses. Papers on thermal storage; performance and simulation; social, cultural, economic considerations; and renewable alternatives are also considered. The book further presents papers on passive and hybrid cooling and heating; agricultural applications; and country monographs.