Book Description

About the Author Willi Weber is an architect and Professor of Building Physics at the Institute of Environmental Sciences of the University of Geneva, Switzerland. As director of the University's Centre for the Study of Energy Problems (CUEPE) he was in charge of a research group involved in expert appraisals in the field of energy and environment in architecture. He was the chairman of the 23rd International PLEA (Passive and Low Energy Architecture)?Conference that was held in Geneva in 2006. Simos Yannas is the Director of the Environment & Energy Studies Programme at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, UK where he is responsible for the Masters programmes in Sustainable Environmental Design and the AA School?s PhD Programme. His previous book with Earthscan,?Roof Cooling Techniques: a Design Handbook (2005) was shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects' RIBA Bookshops International Book Award in Architecture. He is a founding member of the PLEA international network. Read more