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Description - Window Systems for High-performance Buildings by John Carmody

The challenge in designing facades and selecting windows in commercial buildings is balancing many issues and criteria. This fact-packed handbook outlines the basics of glazing selection and provides critical information and performance data on the energy efficiency, interior environment, technical, and life-cycle-cost considerations that drive window design decisions in commercial buildings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393731217
ISBN-10: 0393731219
Format: Hardback
(286mm x 225mm x 33mm)
Pages: 356
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Carmody

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. Stephen Selkowitz, who holds degrees in physics and environmental design, directs Windows and Daylight Research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 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.

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