Advances in Passive Cooling (BEST (Buildings Energy and by Mat Santamouris

By Mat Santamouris

Following a speedy bring up within the use of air con in structures of all kinds, the power call for for powering such units has turn into an important reason for hindrance. Passive cooling is more and more being considered the simplest substitute to air conditioning.

This booklet deals the most recent wisdom and strategies on passive cooling, allowing construction execs to appreciate the cutting-edge and hire suitable new innovations. With separate chapters on convenience, city microclimate, sun keep watch over, air flow, flooring cooling and evaporative and radiative cooling, this authoritative textual content can be useful for architects, engineers and scholars engaged on development physics and low-energy design.

Advances in Passive Cooling is a part of the simplest sequence, edited through Mat Santamouris. the purpose of the sequence is to offer the most up-tp-date, top of the range theoretical and alertness orientated fabric within the box of solar power and effort effective constructions. best overseas specialists disguise the suggestions and applied sciences that shape the root of high-performance, sustainable constructions, the most important to improving our equipped and concrete environment.

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