By J. Paul Guyer

This book offers introductory technical tips for pro engineers, architects, planners and development managers drawn to sustainable layout of constructions and infrastructure. here's what is discussed:
1. layout OF sunlight WATER HEATING SYSTEMS
2. LOW influence DESIGN
3. typical air flow FOR BUILDINGS
4. PASSIVE sun HEATING OF BUILDINGS
5. making plans sun WATER HEATING SYSTEMS
6. sun COLLECTORS
7. sun COOLING SYSTEMS
8. solar power FUNDAMENTALS
9. SUSTAINABLE layout OF BUILDINGS
10. SUSTAINABLE lighting fixtures DESIGN
11. WATER DESALINATION.

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