Table of contents for Heating, cooling, lighting : design methods for architects / Norbert Lechner.


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Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Heating, Cooling, and Lighting as Form-Givers in Architecture.
Sustainable Design.
Basic Principles.
Thermal Comfort.
Climate.
Solar Geometry.
Passive Solar.
Photovoltaics and Active Solar.
Shading.
Passive Cooling.
Site Design and Community Planning.
Lighting.
Daylighting.
Electric Lighting.
The Thermal Envelope: Keeping Warm and Staying Cool.
Mechanical Equipment for Heating and Cooling.
Case Studies.
Appendix A: Horizontal Sun-Path Diagrams.
Appendix B: Vertical Sun-Path Diagrams.
Appendix C: Sun Machine.
Appendix D: Methods for Estimating the Height of Trees, Buildings, Etc.
Appendix E: Sundials.
Appendix F: Sun-Path Models.
Appendix G: Computer Software Useful for the Schematic Design Stage.
Appendix H: Site Evaluation Tools.
Appendix I: Educational Opportunities in Energy-Conscious Design.
Appendix J: Resources (Books, Journals, Videos, and Organizations).
Bibliography.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Heating, Air conditioning, Lighting