Passive Solar House: Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool Your Home Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool Your Home

ISBN-10: 0930031970

ISBN-13: 9780930031978

Edition: 1997

Authors: James Kachadorian

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 10.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

James Kachadorian is a civil engineer with degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is the founder of Green Mountain Homes, which gained national recognition as the first provider of over 300 innovative, "kit" solar homes. He has lived in his own passive solar home in Woodstock, Vermont for over 25 years.

Let Nature Heat Your Home
The Passive Solar Concept
The Solar Slab and Basic Solar Design
Insulation, Venting, and Fresh Air
Basic Layouts and Floor Plans
How to Do the Solar Design Calculations
The Foundation Plan, and Backup Heating and Cooling
A Sidehill Variation, and Solar Design Worksheets
Sunspaces, and Special Design Considerations
Interior Design for Year-Round Comfort
Solar Design Worksheets
Solar Intensity and Solar Heat Gain Factors for 16 to 64 degrees North Latitude
Thermal Properties of Typical Building and Insulating Materials (Design Values)
North Latitude, Elevation, and Outside Winter Design Temperatures for Selected Cities in the U.S. and Canada
Average Monthly and Yearly Degree Days for Cities in the U.S. and Canada
Mean Percentage of Possible Sunshine for Selected Cities in the U.S. and Canada
Isogonic Chart (Magnetic Declination)
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