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  • 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...

  • Performance Based Building Design 1by Hugo S. L. Hens

    Wiley 2012; US$ 83.00

    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...

  • Performance Based Building Design 2by Hugo S. L. Hens

    Wiley 2012; US$ 86.00

    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...

  • Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Principles and Practiceby Fergus Nicol; Michael Humphreys; Susan Roaf

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Advances in Building Energy Researchby Mat Santamouris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 330.00

    Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards. As stringently reviewed as a journal but with the breadth of a book, this annual volume brings together... more...

  • Advances in Building Energy Researchby Mat Santamouris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 370.00

    'Several high quality scientific journals are published in the area of building energy and indoor/outdoor environment; however, one has been missing. Advances in Building Energy Research fills the gap. I recommend ABER to all technical libraries, research institutes and universities. It should also be used by construction companies and those manufacturing... more...

  • Building Systems for Interior Designersby Corky Binggeli

    Wiley 2003; US$ 85.00

    The first desk reference on technical building systems for interior designers Building Systems for Interior Designers is the first book to explain technical building systems and engineering issues in a clear and accessible way to interior designers. The technical knowledge and vocabulary presented here allow interior designers to communicate more... more...

  • Building Systems for Interior Designersby Corky Binggeli

    Wiley 2011; US$ 105.00

    Building Systems for interior designers Second Edition Corky Binggeli, asid The updated guide to technical building systems for interior designers As integral members of the building design team, interior designers share an increasingly complex and crucial role. Now revised in its second edition, Building Systems for Interior Designers remains... more...

  • Buildings, Culture and Environmentby Raymond J. Cole; Richard Lorch

    Wiley 2008; US$ 200.95

    TThe book focuses on key issues for present and future practice and research needs related to advancing the environmental performance of buildings and addresses the role regional culture plays in the successful (or otherwise) process of exchanging and adapting environmental practices and standards in the built environment. more...

  • Comfort Control in Buildingsby Maria del Mar Castilla; José Domingo Álvarez; Francisco de Asis Rodriguez; Manuel Berenguel

    Springer London 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book describes both concepts and development of advanced comfort control systems in buildings, with significant energy saving, and attention to thermal, visual and indoor air quality. The concepts are proven through real tests in a bioclimatic building. more...