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  • Introduction to Architectural Scienceby Steven V. Szokolay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Now in its third edition, this book provides the ideal and only reference to the physical basis of architectural design. Fully updated and expanded throughout, the book provides the data required for architects to design buildings that will maintain the users comfort in a variety of conditions, with minimal reliance on energy intensive methods... more...

  • How Buildings Workby Edward Allen; David Swoboda

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 30.99 US$ 27.89

    Illustrated with hundreds of line drawings, this classic guide reveals virtually every secret of a building's function: how it stands up, keeps its occupants safe and comfortable, gets built, and grows old--and why some buildings do this so much better than others. Allen explains complex phenomena such as the role of the sun in heating buildings and... more...

  • Grow a Greener Data Centerby Douglas Alger

    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...

  • Hygrothermal Behavior, Building Pathology and Durabilityby Vasco Peixoto de Freitas; J.M.P.Q. Delgado

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 126.87

    Collating the best recent research on the topic, this volume presents a new durability approach for historic buildings and aims to systematize and disseminate the latest knowledge related to construction pathology, hygrothermal behavior and durability. more...

  • Acoustics: Sound Fields and Transducersby Leo L. Beranek; Tim Mellow

    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...

  • Environment and Servicesby Peter Burberry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    Environment and Services provides a comprehensive introduction to the technical aspects of building design and construction in the fields of physical environment and services installation. It explains the principles involved, the materials and equipment required, design methods and applications. The eighth edition has been brought fully up-to-date... more...

  • Building Services and Equipmentby F. Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    Services and equipment in complex modern buildings account for over one-third of the total cost. Therefore study of services and equipment is essential for technicians in construction, surveying and architecture. Building Services and Equipment Volume 1 is the first book in a widely acclaimed trilogy that has become established as the leading work... more...

  • The Museum Environmentby Garry Thomson; Andrew Oddy; Derek Lintrum

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Museum Environment, Second Edition deals with the behavior and conservation of the various classes of museum exhibit. This book is divided into six sections that provide museum specifications for conservation. This text highlights the three contributing factors in the deterioration and decay of museum exhibits, namely light, humidity, and air... more...

  • Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Foundations and Analysisby Michael Humphreys; Fergus Nicol; Susan Roaf

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95

    There has been widespread dissatisfaction with accepted models for predicting the conditions that people will find thermally comfortable in buildings. These models require knowledge about clothing and activity, but can give little guidance on how to quantify them in any future situation. This has forced designers to make assumptions about people?s... more...

  • Applied Building Physicsby Hugo S. L. Hens

    Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    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...