Handbook of Integrated and Sustainable Buildings Equipment and Systems, Volume I: Energy Systems
7 Integration of Solar Energy Systems
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Photovoltaics, daylighting, passive solar heating and cooling, solar water heating, and solar ventilation air preheating are arguably the most relevant renewable energy technologies for implementation integral to an individual building or campus of buildings. This chapter provides an introduction to the operating principal of each technology, components and systems, applications, recent cost data, and examples.