Designing With Solar Power: A source book for building by Deo Prasad, Mark Snow

By Deo Prasad, Mark Snow

Designing with solar energy is the results of overseas collaborative learn and improvement paintings performed in the framework of the foreign power Agency's Photovoltaic energy platforms Programme (PVPS) and played inside its job 7 on 'Photovoltaic energy structures within the equipped environment'.

Each bankruptcy of this accurately specific and informative booklet has been ready via a global specialist in a selected sector on the topic of the advance, use and alertness of building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV). Chapters not just hide the fundamentals of solar energy and electric ideas, but additionally examine the ways that photovoltaics might be built-in into the layout and construction of structures outfitted for the calls for of the twenty first century. the possibility of BiPV, in either structures and different constructions, is explored including broader matters reminiscent of industry deployment, and foreign advertising and executive strategies.

In addition, greater than 20 modern overseas case stories describe intimately how building-integrated photovoltaics were utilized to new and present structures, and speak about the architectural and technical caliber, and the good fortune of varied strategies.

Packed with images and illustrations, this ebook is a useful better half for architects, developers, designers, engineers, scholars and all concerned with the interesting chances of building-integrated photovoltaics.

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