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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 2014; US$ 53.95
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...
- 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$ 249.00
"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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...