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  • Applied Building Physicsby Hugo S. L. C. Hens

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Brennstoffzellen und Virtuelle Kraftwerkeby Bert Droste-Franke; Holger Berg; Annette Kötter; Jörg Krüger; Karsten Mause; Johann-Christian Pielow; Ingo Romey; Thomas Ziesemer

    Springer 2008; US$ 79.99

    Die nachhaltige Nutzung verfügbarer Energieressourcen, deren Möglichkeiten derzeit viel diskutiert werden, beinhaltet auch eine zukunftsfähige Hausenergieversorgung. Eine Option dafür stellen Brennstoffzellen in Minikraftwerken als Heizungsersatz dar, mit denen bei einer koordinierten Kopplung und Steuerung in sogenannten Virtuellen Kraftwerken durch... more...

  • Industrial Hygiene Engineeringby John J. Talty; John J. Talty

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 205.00

    Provides an advanced level of study of industrial hygiene engineering situations with emphasis on the control of exposure to occupational health hazards. Primary attention is given to ventilation, noise and vibration control, heat stress and industrial illumination. Other topics include industrial water quality, solid waste control, handling and storage... more...

  • Building Systems for Interior Designersby Corky Binggeli

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.00

    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 the... more...

  • Passive Methods as a Solution for Improving Indoor Environmentsby José A Orosa Garcia; Armando C Oliveira

    Springer 2012; US$ 159.00

    There are many aspects to consider when evaluating or improving an indoor environment; thermal comfort, energy saving, preservation of materials, hygiene and health are all key aspects which can be improved by passive methods of environmental control. Passive Methods as a Solution for Improving Indoor Environments endeavours to fill the lack of analysis... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    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...

  • Illustrated Encyclopedia of Building Servicesby David Kut

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    This book explains over 3,000 terms (over 200,000 words) and contains over 200 professionally drawn line illustrations. This practical handbook is intended for day to day use as a reference or as a source of enlightenment for anyone associated with the building and construction industry. It also provides comprehensive practical explanations of the... more...

  • The Healthy Indoor Environmentby Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    Despite policy directives, standards and guidelines, indoor environmental quality is still poor in many cases. The Healthy Indoor Environment aims to help architects, building engineers and anyone concerned with the wellbeing of building occupants to better understand the effects of spending time in buildings on health and comfort. In three clear... more...