This clear, step-by-step guide provides everything you need to know to design and build energy-efficient steel-framed housesNeasily and inexpensively. Packed with examples of award-winning homes, the book shows you how to select the right materials and tools...use energy-efficient appliances and lighting...choose the best windows and doors...and optimize landscaping and solar design. You'll learn how to overcome steel's thermal deficiencies through proper design and insulation, and conduct a Model Energy Code energy analysis for compliance with HUD regulations.However, by submitting calculations using MECcheckTM, the builder was able to convince the building officials that a steel frame ... Right-J, a short form of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) Manual-J program, and the onlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Residential Steel Design and Construction|
|Author||:||John H. Hacker, Julie A. Gorges|
|Publisher||:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing - 1998|