Residential Windows: A Guide to New Technologies and Energy Performance

Residential Windows: A Guide to New Technologies and Energy Performance

by JCarmody (Author)

Synopsis

For this latest edition, all of the energy performance data have been revised, based on the latest simulation techniques and industry-accepted assumptions. Residential Windows provides an overview of new window products for consumers, designers, and builders, as well as regulators, standards developers, utilities, and the researchers, manufacturers, and suppliers in the window industry itself. It is an essential resource for anyone considering purchasing or installing new windows.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co.
Published: 24 Aug 2007

ISBN 10: 0393732258
ISBN 13: 9780393732252

Media Reviews
[H]ow many textbooks are devoted to saving you money? This up-to-the minute reference is just that. -- My House in the Mountain States
Who would think a book about windows could be so entertaining, but at the same time so informative? -- Shelley Shepherd-Klaner - Today's Home Magazine San Francisco/San Mateo
Author Bio
Dariush Arasteh, who holds degrees in mechanical and civil engineering, is a staff scientist in the Windows and Daylighting Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. John Carmody, professor and director of the Center for Sustainable Building Research, University of Minnesota, has coauthored ten books, including Window Systems for High Performance Buildings. Lisa Heschong is an architect, a partner of the Heschong Mahone Group, an architectural research firm, and the author of Thermal Delight in Architecture. Stephen Selkowitz, who holds degrees in physics and environmental design, directs Windows and Daylight Research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.