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Green Energy and Technology

Intelligent Envelopes for High-Performance Buildings

Design and Strategy

Authors: Capeluto, Guedi, Ochoa, Carlos Ernesto

  • Provides a guide on the design process of sustainable intelligent facades 
  • Explains different design methods, examples and guidelines according to different situations and constraints that might be encountered
  • Focuses on energy design and architecture of intelligent building envelopes
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This book presents a series of significant methods and examples for the design of sustainable intelligent facades in a variety of contexts. Emphasis is placed on how intelligence has been applied for successful energy-saving efforts in the planning of building envelopes.
Readers will find essential information on the core principles involved in designing, calculating and organizing intelligent facades according to the need for a new or retrofitted building. Not only are different materials and technologies considered, but also efficient ways to combine them according to user needs and other project-specific constraints. Illustrations, tables and graphs accompany the text, clarifying the concepts discussed.
Architects, facade consultants and all those interested in and energy-saving measures and improved indoor comfort will find this book useful not only as an introduction to the subject but also as a guide to achieving more responsive building methods.

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Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-39255-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-39254-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Intelligent Envelopes for High-Performance Buildings
Book Subtitle
Design and Strategy
Authors
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-39255-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-39255-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-39254-7
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 134
Number of Illustrations and Tables
9 b/w illustrations, 42 illustrations in colour
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