Encyclopedia of the Solar System, Second Edition Long before Galileo published his discoveries about Jupiter, lunar craters, and the Milky Way in the Starry Messenger in 1610, people were fascinated with the planets and stars around them. That interest continues today, and scientists are making new discoveries at an astounding rate. Ancient lake beds on Mars, robotic spacecraft missions, and...
Concentrator Photovoltaics (Springer Series in Optical Sciences) Photovoltaic solar-energy conversion is one of the most promising technologies for generating renewable energy, and conversion of concentrated sunlight can lead to reduced cost for solar electricity. In fact, photovoltaic conversion of concentrated sunlight insures an efficient and cost-effective sustainable power resource. This book gives an... Sustainable Solar Housing, Volume 2: Exemplary Buildings and Technologies
* * An auspicious and comprehensive two-volume treatment of current solar energy strategies and technologies employed in buildings
* * Offers the reader a solid platform for assessing environmental and economic concerns for housing projects, and offers guidance on implementing the most appropriate course of action
Sustainable Solar Housing: Strategies and Solutions
This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production, heat storage, electricity, and control). Each...
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