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ISBN: 9781933392035
Year Added to Catalog: 2006
Book Format: Hardcover and CD-ROM
Book Art: CD-ROM with CSOL passive solar design software,Color Insert, Worksheets, Appendices, Index, Renewable Energy/Home construction/design
Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 240 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 1933392037
Release Date: August 1, 2006
Web Product ID: 312

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Table of Contents


1. Let Nature Heat Your Home

2. The Passive Solar Concept

3. The Solar Slab and Basic Solar Design

4. Insulation, Venting, and Fresh Air

5. Basic Layouts and Floor Plans

6. How to Do the Solar Design Calculations

7. The Foundation Plan, and Backup Heating and Cooling

8. A Sidehill Variation, and Solar Design Worksheets

9. Sunspaces and Special Design Considerations

10. Interior Design for Year-Round Comfort (by Cornelia C. Kachadorian)

11. Three Projects

12. Using the CSOL Computer Program


Appendix 1. Solar Design Worksheets

Appendix 2. Solar Intensity and Solar Heat Gain Factors for 16 to 64 Degrees North Latitude

Appendix 3. Thermal Properties of Typical Building and Insulating Materials (Design Values)

Appendix 4. North Latitude, Elevation, and Outside Winter Design Temperatures for Selected Cities in the U.S. and Canada

Appendix 5. Average Monthly and Yearly Degree Days for Cities in the U.S. and Canada

Appendix 6. Mean Percentage of Possible Sunshine for Selected Cities in the U.S. and Canada

Appendix 7. Isogonic Chart (Magnetic Declination)


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