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dc.contributor.authorDiCamillo, Michael
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-16T01:22:39Z
dc.date.available2020-12-16T01:22:39Z
dc.date.issued2020-12-14
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/649313
dc.descriptionSustainable Built Environments Senior Capstone Projecten_US
dc.description.abstractThis study aims to inform and show different ways to utilize solar energy. Solar Energy is defined as energy obtained from sunlight and heat. Solar energy is widely abundant and has numerous uses and applications in addition to the conventional photovoltaic panel. In addition, other methods use solar energy in more passive and subtle ways that can promote sustainability and energy efficiency. This study will analyze the benefits of Solar Energy in the built environment in the Sunbelt States. This study answers the questions of what are ways that people can use solar energy, implement solar energy into architectural designs, what are effective materials to use in said design, how affordable are these methods, and what are possible ways to encourage the use of solar energy? Building orientation paired with smart building materials and other design choices provide an alternative method to utilize solar energy in the built environment. Solar panels enable homeowners to eliminate their electric bills. Adobe and rammed earth structures offer an alternative to conventional concrete that can reduce if not altogether remove, the need for utilities like air conditioning. Proper building orientations will save thousands of kilowatt-hours over the course of a year in large buildings.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, and the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
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dc.subjectSustainabilityen_US
dc.subjectBuilt Environmenten_US
dc.subjectSolar Energyen_US
dc.subjectAdobeen_US
dc.titleThe Scope of Solar Energyen_US
dc.typethesisen_US
dc.typeTexten_US
dc.typePosteren_US
dc.contributor.departmentCollege of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architectureen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineSustainable Built Environmentsen_US
thesis.degree.nameB.S.en_US
dc.description.collectioninformationThis item is part of the Sustainable Built Environments collection. For more information, contact http://sbe.arizona.edu.en_US
dc.contributor.instructorIuliano, Joey
refterms.dateFOA2020-12-16T01:22:55Z


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