Solar energy : utilization in building operations
Guan, Li-Shan & Chen, Guangnan (2010) Solar energy : utilization in building operations. In Capehart, Barney L. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology. Taylor & Francis, London, pp. 1-7.
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In the face of increasing concern over global warming and climate change, interest in the utilizzation of solar energy for building operations is rapidly growing. In this entry, the importance of using renewable energy in building operations is first introduced. This is followed by a general overview on the energy from the sun and the methods to utilize solar energy. Possible applications of solar energy in building operations are then discussed, which include the use of solar energy in the forms of daylighting, hot water heating, space heating and cooling, and building-integrated photovoltaics.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Solar Energy, Daylighting, Solar Heating and Cooling, Solar Power, Building Operation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Science and Techniques (120202)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ENGINEERING DESIGN (120400) > Engineering Systems Design (120404)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Taylor & Francis|
|Deposited On:||14 Apr 2011 22:42|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:32|
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