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Climatic Design Resources

Climate, local and global, will effect building design, building performance and energy consumption. This guide will provide strategies for locating materials at the University of California, Berkeley libraries on climatic design data, as well as links to selected Web sites. For additional assistance consult the Environmental Design Library reference staff.

Content reviewed:__. Compiled by Susan Koskinen; updated by David Eifler.


Data Sources - Links & CDs

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Finding Books & Articles

Use keywords and subject headings in library catalogs and indexes.

Architecture and climate
Architecture and energy conservation
Architecture and solar radiation
Architecture and energy conservation.
Buildings - energy conservation
Solar energy
Solar radiation
Urban climatology
Urban heat island
[place] - climate- statistics

Indexes - for articles

See also Article Databases on UC Berkeley Library homepage.


This is a selected list; for more titles use ejournals or search by title in library catalogs .


Design - current books

Research Guides

Collections At UC Berkeley