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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 33.99
Illustrated with many line drawings, this guide provides information on a building's function: how it stands up, keeps its occupants safe and comfortable, gets built, grows old, and dies - and why some buildings do this so much better than others. It is intended for architects, superintendents, and students of architecture and construction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 180.00
Guide C: Reference Data contains the basic physical data and calculations which form the crucial part of building services engineer background reference material. Expanded and updated throughout, the book contains sections on the properties of humid air, water and steam, on heat transfer, the flow of fluids in pipes and ducts, and fuels and combustion,... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 39.99
Grow a Greener Data Center A guide to building and operating energy-efficient, ecologically sensitive IT and Facilities infrastructure Conventional Data Centers can have a huge impact upon the environment, using massive amounts of energy and water, emitting pollutants, and discarding huge quantities of machine waste. Their insatiable... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 229.00
"Solar Energy in the Winemaking Industry" fully documents all aspects of the modern solar winery, beginning with the main drivers (environmental, economic and political) and detailing the current winemaking industry and solar technologies available. It details the various energy demands in the winemaking process from harvest to bottling and... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00
The energy crises of the 1970s, persisting moisture problems, complaints about sick buildings, thermal, visual and olfactory discomfort, and the move towards more sustainability in building construction have pushed Building Physics to the forefront of building innovation. The societal pressure to diminish energy consumption in buildings without impairing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
The fundamental function of buildings is to provide safe and healthy shelter. For the fortunate they also provide comfort and delight. In the twentieth century comfort became a 'product' produced by machines and run on cheap energy. In a world where fossil fuels are becoming ever scarcer and more expensive, and the climate more extreme, the challenge... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
The main purpose of this book, "Hygrothermal, Building Pathology and Durability", is to provide a collection of recent research works to contribute to the systematization and dissemination of knowledge related to construction pathology, hygrothermal behaviour of buildings, durability and diagnostic techniques and, simultaneously, to show... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 119.95
Acoustics: Sound Fields and Transducers is a thoroughly updated version of Leo Beranek's classic 1954 book that retains and expands on the original's detailed acoustical fundamentals while adding practical formulas and simulation methods. Serving both as a text for students in engineering departments and as a reference for practicing engineers,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00
Just like building physics, performance based building design was hardly an issue before the energy crises of the 1970ies. With the need to upgrade energy efficiency, the interest in overall building performance grew. This work published in two volumes, applies the performance rationale, advanced in applied building physics, to the design and construction... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00
Just like building physics, performance based building design was hardly an issue before the energy crises of the 1970s. With the need to upgrade energy efficiency, the interest in overall building performance grew. As the first of two volumes, this book applies the performance rationale, advanced in applied building physics, to the design and construction... more...