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Passive solar performance

Joel Swisher

Passive solar performance

summary of 1981-1982 class B results

by Joel Swisher

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Published by Technical Information Branch, Solar Energy Research Institute in Golden, Colorado .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar houses -- United States,
  • Solar buildings -- United States,
  • Solar heating -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCowing, Thomas G, Solar Energy Research Institute
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14055191M

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The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook is an unbeatable guide for architects and building contractors who want to satisfy the growing demand for passive solar residential design. A complete revision of the bible of passive solar design originally published by the U.S. Department of Energy, this is the only comprehensive guide to Cited by: Passive solar technology has changed little since the first edition of this book was published in the 70's and Mazria is the man.

You can, and should, design your next house using the Cited by: @article{osti_, title = {Passive Solar Energy Book}, author = {Mazria, E}, abstractNote = {The basics of solar energy and heat theory are described.

The three basic types of passive systems are discussed, along with photos and art of existing architectural examples and performance data of each. @article{osti_, title = {Passive cooling}, author = {Cook, J}, abstractNote = {The series of twelve volumes summarizes research, development, and implementation of solar thermal energy conversion technologies carried out under federal sponsorship during the last eleven years of the National Solar Energy Program.

The purpose of the project has been to conduct a thorough, objective. Three chapters cover modeling passive systems (applicable to both heating and cooling), and six chapters focus on the application of passive solar heating, with emphasis on components, analytical results for specific systems, test modules, subsystem integration into buildings, performance monitoring and results, and design tools.

Passive solar design takes advantage of a building’s site, climate, and materials to minimize energy use. A well-designed passive solar home first reduces heating and cooling loads through energy-efficiency strategies and then meets those reduced loads in whole or part with solar energy.

Because of the small heating loads of modern homes it is very important to avoid oversizing south-facing. Passive solar technologies use sunlight without active mechanical systems (as contrasted to active solar).Such technologies convert sunlight into usable heat (in water, air, and thermal mass), cause air-movement for ventilating, or future use, with little use of other energy sources.A common example is a solarium on the equator-side of a building.

What is passive solar heating. Passive solar heating is the least expensive way to heat your home. Put simply, design for passive solar heating aims to keep out summer sun and let in winter sun while ensuring the building’s overall thermal performance retains that heat in winter but excludes it and allows it to escape in summer.

Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st edition. The Passive Solar Energy Book by Edward Mazria. Published by Rodale Press Inc, Emmaus, PA, 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Paperback. Size 8vo (up to /2'' tall). Condition: VG. Edge wear to covers, front top corner creased, overall content excellent.

Pgs. ISBN LCCN BENEFITS OF THE SOLAR HOUSE BOOK Make Your Home Eco-Friendly. Discover an alternative to fossil fuels for heating and cooling your home. This invaluable book explores passive solar techniques for heating and cooling and will show you the necessary tools for successful solar design.

Learn how to select a cost-effective, energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly backup heating system Price: $ This article discusses how to accurately evaluate the performance of passive solar heating systems and the impact of air infiltration or incidental solar gains on passive heating performance.

This material is reprinted/adapted/excerpted with permission from Solar Age Magazine - editor Steven Bliss. The passive solar energy book. Edward Mazria. Rodale Press mask masonry masonry wall materials movable insulation night North Ground Reflectivity November 21 October 21 outdoor temperature passive solar heating passive system pattern Photo reflector September 21 September October November shading devices A Guide to New Technologies and 3/5(1).

Passive Solar House book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. cooling needs, window performance, This book has excellent examples of calculations for passive solar design.

It's not the first book I would read on the subject because of its technical nature, but it was a great follow-up to the Chiras book/5.

architecture can integrate passive solar design. Passive solar heating techniques generally fall into one of three categories: direct gain, indirect gain, and isolated gain. Direct gain is solar radiation that directly penetrates and is stored in the living space. Indirect gain collects.

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design, the Passive House (Passivhaus) high- performance building standard is internationally recognized, science-based and proven. It is a methodology. Passive House is a way of designing buildings to achieve exceptional energy efficiency and superior thermal comfort.

Heating and cooling loads are minimized through passiveFile Size: 2MB. The Passive Solar Energy Book. Edward Mazria. Published by Rodale Press Inc, Emmaus, PA () ISBN ISBN illustrations and performance data of many passive solar heated buildings.

A workbook containing a step-by-step process for designing and sizing passive solar heating systems, methods for calculating building heat. The only complete guide to passive solar design and construction The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook is an unbeatable guide for architects and building contractors who want to satisfy the growing demand for passive solar residential design.

A complete revision of the bible of passive solar design originally published by the U.S. Department of Energy, this is the only. Passive house (German: Passivhaus) is a voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces the building's ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space heating or cooling.

A similar standard, MINERGIE-P, is used in Switzerland. The standard is not confined to residential properties; several office buildings, schools. Discussion of precisely how to design to avoid summer overheating in passive solar buildings was deliberately deferred until after discussion of the role of the building fabric in thermal energy storage, because the thermal weight of a structure is so critical in determining summer thermal performance.

The summer peak temperatures in a well. Passive House Vs Passive Solar Design. Many people are confused by the terms ‘Passive Solar’ and ‘Passive House’ (or Passivhaus, in German), and the reasons are hardly surprising: both expressions use the term ‘Passive’ in a similar meaning, and both pertain in some way to.

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Get this from a library. Passive solar performance: summary of class B results. [Joel Swisher; Solar Energy Research Institute.]. Session PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS OF A PASSIVE SOLAR TEST CELL Hong S.

Jeon, Wongee Chun, Daeho Kang, Myung S. Jeon and Paul C. Auh Korea Institute of Energy and Resources P.O. BoxDae Jeon, Korea ABSTRACT An analytical passive solar analysis method as well as a numerical one are examined here by comparing their predicted results with the measured data for a Author: Hong S.

Jeon, Wongee Chun, Daeho Kang, Myung S. Jeon, Paul C. Auh. Heat Capacity for Various Materials. Image Courtesy of The Passive Solar Energy Book 8- System Selection: Each project possesses specific design requirements, which is why different projects Author: Dima Stouhi.

“Passive solar” is a design approach that was popularized in the s and in which heat from the sun is strategically captured to warm homes.

Passive solar’s low-tech approach doesn’t. Get this from a library. Cost and performance evaluation of passive solar systems. [TRW Inc. Energy Systems Planning Division.; Argonne National Laboratory. Energy and Environmental Systems Division.; United States.

Department of Energy. Division of Energy Storage Systems.]. For Aggressive Efficiency, Choose Passive Solar. Shading for Year-round Performance. He is an expert in energy-responsive architectural design with an emphasis on solar-responsive design.

Lechner’s book, Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Design Methods for Architects, is used by more than a third of all architecture schools in the United. Three bedroom Glen Tosh Passive House features: A spacious great room with high ceilings and clerestory windows facing south.

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The Passive Solar House contains information on how to save money when building, how to avoid overheating, and which interior design features will lead to year-round comfort.

Heavily illustrated, with color photos and easy-to-use formulas, this book is perfect for anyone considering a building project which maximizes energy efficiency. Fig. Attached sunspaces are an easy way to retrofit a home for passive solar, although they often don’t perform well.

This all-glass attached sunspace must be covered during the late spring. Book chapter: Duffie, J.A. Beckman, W., Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, Chapter Sections -- These sections present the basic information on how the solar heating systems are designed.

It provides schematics and tables of design parameters that regulate the thermal performance. Types of Glazing for Passive Solar. Ken Haggard, formerly an architecture professor at California Polytechnic, is an architect and principal in the San Luis Sustainability the late sixties, Ken has designed more than solar buildings, from homes to large commercial and institutional buildings—as well as the first permitted straw bale building in California.

passive solar biodome greenhouse gardening in a nutshell With passive solar greenhouse systems, performance depends on correct design and construction, not just component reliability.

In designing a passive solar system, certain heating rules of thumb must be followed. Passive solar building design is a combination of energy-efficient design features: proper use of daylighting, landscaping, and thermal mass; and correct orientation of the building so that the long dimension of the structure runs as close to east-to-west as possible.

Passive house cost estimates vary based on design choices, project square footage and project type. This article examines six estimates of passive house cost and the factors affecting return on investment (ROI).

Passive House is a rigorous, energy efficient design and construction standard for commercial and residential buildings. Note that your wintertime solar gains would be minimal, however, heavy cloud cover. Having propane and/or wood to carry you through extended outages would be good but probably rarely used.

The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) or similar software could model your home's performance more precisely and help size heating and AC options. Read June Recommended for passive solar design enthusiasts ★ ★ 1/2 I’ve long been fascinated by Earthships, so when I saw this book on an Earth Day display at the library, I thought it might be time to broaden my understanding of environment integrated the first few chapters were rather interesting reading to the layperson, it turns out that the book is largely.

In the United States, interest in passive solar building design was significantly stimulated by the oil crisis. Dozens of pattern books were published in this period, including the Passive Solar Energy Book by Edward Mazria. Inthe U.S. Department of Energy was created, and in Solar Energy Tax credits were provided.

1 Passive Heating: Using building design to harness solar radiation and capture the internal heat gains is the only passive way to add free thermal energy to a building. Passive solar heating combines a well-insulated envelope with other elements that minimize energy losses and harness and store solar gains to offset the energy requirements of.Passive solar heating.

Passive solar heating is the least expensive way to heat your home. Put simply, design for passive solar heating keeps out summer sun and lets in winter sun while ensuring that the building envelope keeps that heat inside in winter and allows any built up heat to escape in summer.The easiest and most telling ratio or % for heating performance of passive solar design fenestration involves only 2 variables: 1.

Sun-facing glass area 2. Floor area of intended heated space. Sun tempered: 7%, 70 sqft of glass for sqft home. Passive solar %, sqft for .