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Building Design and Construction, 1977
Describes 21 completed projects now using solar energy for heating, cooling, or electricity. Included are elementary schools in Atlanta and San Diego, a technical school in Detroit, and Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. (MLF)
Descriptors: Building Innovation, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Education
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Energy Research and Development Administration, Washington, DC. Div. of Solar Energy. – 1976
Solar system designs for 13 cities were optimized so as to minimize the life cycle cost over the assumed 20-year lifetime of the solar energy systems. A number of major assumptions were made regarding the solar system, type and use of building, financial considerations, and economic environment used in the design optimization. Seven optimum…
Descriptors: Climate, Cost Effectiveness, Economic Research, Energy Conservation
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More, Donald H. – CEFP Journal, 1976
A solar heating system combined with increased thermal insulation at Parker Junior High School has resulted in a savings of about 75 percent in energy use. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Building Design, Building Innovation, Cost Effectiveness, Energy Conservation
Brown, G. Z.; And Others – 1996
This paper describes a study that developed innovations that would enable modular builders to improve the energy performance of their classrooms without increasing their first cost. The Modern Building Systems' classroom building conforms to the stringent Oregon and Washington energy codes, and, at $18 per square foot, it is at the low end of the…
Descriptors: Climate Control, Cost Effectiveness, Design Requirements, Elementary Secondary Education