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Preface xix Acknowledgments xxiii Part I The Building Design Context 1 Chapter 1 Design Process 3 Chapter 2 Environmental Resources 31 Chapter 3 Sites and Resources 61 Part II Design Fundamentals 107 Chapter 4 Thermal Comfort 109 Chapter 5 Indoor Air Quality 129 Chapter 6 Solar Geometry and Shading Devices 167 Chapter 7 Heat Flow 193 Part III Passive Environmental Systems 239 Chapter 8 Daylighting 241 Chapter 9 Passive Heating 295 Chapter 10 Passive Cooling 337 Chapter 11 Integrating Passive Systems 393 Part IV Active Environmental Systems 419 Chapter 12 Active Climate Control 421 Chapter 13 Lighting Fundamentals 583 Chapter 14 Electric Light Sources 639 Chapter 15 Lighting Design Process 671 Chapter 16 Electric Lighting Design 697 Chapter 17 Electric Lighting Applications 751 Chapter 18 Water and Basic Design 793 Chapter 19 Water Supply 837 Chapter 20 Liquid Waste 927 Chapter 21 Solid Waste 999 Chapter 22 Fundamentals of Architectural Acoustics 1015 Chapter 23 Sound in Enclosed Spaces 1043 Chapter 24 Building Noise Control 1073 Chapter 25 Fire Protection 1141 Chapter 26 Principles of Electricity 1219 Chapter 27 Electrical Systems and Materials: Service and Utilization 1239 Chapter 28 Electrical Systems and Materials: Wiring and Raceways 1299 Chapter 29 Electric Wiring Design 1335 Chapter 30 Photovoltaic Systems 1383 Chapter 31 Signal Systems 1409 Chapter 32 Vertical Transportation: Passenger Elevators 1445 Chapter 33 Vertical Transportation: Special Topics 1515 Chapter 34 Moving Stairways and Walks 1535 Appendix A Metrication, SI Units, and Conversions 1557 Appendix B Climatic Conditions for the United States, Canada, and Mexico 1563 Appendix C Solar and Daylighting Design Data 1589 Appendix D Solar Geometry 1635 Appendix E Thermal Properties of Materials and Assemblies 1649 Appendix F Ventilation and Infiltration 1695 Appendix G Heating and Cooling Design Guidelines and Information 1703 Appendix H Standards/Guidelines for Energy-and Resource-Efficient Building Design 1727 Appendix I Annual Solar Performance 1733 Appendix J Economic Analysis 1765 Appendix K Sound Transmission Data 1771 Appendix L Design Analysis Software 1791 Index 1795

About the Author

Walter W. Piegorsch, BIO5 Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA is the current Editor-in-Chief of the journal Environmetrics and a previous Chairman of the American Statistical Association Section on Statistics and the Environment. Piegorsch is also an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He previously served as Joint-Editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the U.S. National Toxicology Program.

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