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close this bookDesign Handbook on Passive Solar Heating and Natural Cooling (HABITAT, 1990, 162 p.)
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View the documentForeword
close this folderIntroduction
View the documentA. The design process
View the documentB. Site investigation
View the documentC. Relating the brief to the site
View the documentD. Schematic design stage
View the documentE. Detailed design stage
View the documentF. An outline to this publication
close this folderI. Principles of passive solar architecture
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View the documentA. Site planning and orientation
View the documentB. Importance of heat storage
View the documentC. Using earth to save energy
View the documentD. Energy losses through draughts
close this folderII. The Australian climates and people
View the documentA. The population
View the documentB. Climatic influences and lifestyles
close this folderIII. Fundamentals of heat flow
View the documentA. Simple heat flow
View the documentB. The conductivity of different materials in groups
View the documentC. Thermal resistance
View the documentD. Surface resistance
View the documentE. Cavity resistances
View the documentF. Thermal transmittance
close this folderIV. Thermal comfort
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View the documentA. Variables influencing comfort
View the documentB. Environmental comfort
close this folderV. Basic design principles and strategies
View the documentA. Climates
View the documentB. The sun's movement
View the documentC. Orientation for solar access
View the documentD. What is solar access?
View the documentE. Solar energy collection
View the documentF. Energy storage (heat)
View the documentG. Heat retention
View the documentH. Heat distribution
View the documentI. Passive solar heating strategies
View the documentJ. Natural cooling strategies
close this folderVI. Bio-climatic analysis and comfort strategies
View the documentA. Climatic factors
View the documentB. Bioclimatic design strategies
close this folderVII. Detail design
View the documentA. General
View the documentB. Solar access, shading and window protection
View the documentC. Control of conductive heat flow
View the documentD. Evaluation of internal heat loads
View the documentE. Cross-ventilation and air flow
View the documentF. Glass-mass relationship
View the documentG. Air infiltration
close this folderVIII. Final design evaluation
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View the documentA. Steady-state evaluation
View the documentB. 5-star design rating system a correlation technique
View the documentC. Monthly mean indoor temperature
View the documentD. CHEETAH - Thermal behaviour and energy load simulation model
View the documentAnnex I: Relevant Australian standards
View the documentAnnex II: Glossary of terms
View the documentAnnex III: Metric units of measurements
View the documentAnnex IV: Typical internal heat loads for appliances
View the documentAnnex V: Minimum additional thermal resistance requirements
View the documentAnnex VI: Climate data for Sydney region - mean daily insolation for Sydney
View the documentAnnex VII: Selected thermal properties of various building material
View the documentAnnex VIII: Selected u-values and r-values
View the documentAnnex IX: Heating degree day data - new south Wales
View the documentAnnex X: Glass-mass performance graphs
View the documentAnnex XI: Appraisal graphs for the 5-star design rating system
View the documentAnnex XII: Sun position charts for Australian capital cities
View the documentAnnex XIII: Bibliography and suggested reading