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Positive Energy Homes: Creating Passive Houses for Better Living

Positive Energy Homes: Creating Passive Houses for Better Living (Paperback)

By Brimblecombe, Robin

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Positive energy homes enable people to live healthy and comfortable lives with energy left over to share. Creating a house you love that produces surplus energy is surprisingly easy with a thorough understanding of how buildings work and careful attention to detail in constructio...n. The Passive House standard, with its well-proven track record, forms the basis for creating positive energy homes. This book explores the Passive House 'fabric first' approach, as well as the science and practicalities of effective ventilation strategies, smart options for heating and cooling, daylight harvesting, and efficient lighting and appliances. Positive Energy Homes provides home owners world-wide, architects and builders with an understanding of the principles and technical details of building these houses.
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ISBN 9781486303762
Published AU 1 May 2017
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781486303762
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Imprint CSIRO Publishing
Published 1 May 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brimblecombe, Robin
Category Architectural Structure & Design
Building Construction & Materials
Australian
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 200mm
Height: 260mm
Dewey Code 720.472
Weight 851g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Architecture and energy conservation, Architecture, Domestic - Environmental aspects, Dwellings - Environmental aspects, Sustainable buildings, Ecological houses
NBS Text Architecture
ONIX Text General/trade;Professional and scholarly

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