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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 30.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 130.17
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...
- 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$ 86.00 US$ 74.53
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. The term "performance" encompasses all building-related physical properties and qualities that are predictable during the design stage... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
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. The term "performance" encompasses all building-related physical properties and qualities that are predictable during the design stage... 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...
- 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...