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  • The Healthy Indoor Environmentby Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    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...

  • Illustrated Encyclopedia of Building Servicesby David Kut

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • New Environments for Workingby Francis Duffy; Denice Jaunzens; Andrew Laing; Stephen Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 141.95

    The workplace is changing radically, yet the building designs and environmental systems for conventional offices fail to support the more fluid use of space and time practised by these new kinds of office work. Prepared by the team who wrote The Responsible Workplace in 1992, this book is based on a major research project undertaken by DEGW and the... more...

  • Plumbing, Electricity, Acousticsby Norbert M. Lechner

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00

    Discover sustainable methods for designing crucial building systems for architects. This indispensable companion to Norbert Lechner's landmark volume Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Sustainable Design Methods for Architects, Third Edition completes the author's mission to cover all topics in the field of sustainable environmental control. It provides... more...

  • Sanitation Detailsby L. Woolley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 83.95

    A companion volume to Drainage Details, the two volumes provide a compact and exact source of reference dealing with the drainage of buildings from sanitary appliance through the underground drainage network, to the final outfall. more...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...

  • Global Warming and the Built Environmentby D.K. Prasad; R. Samuels

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 120.95

    The role of the built environment on global warming is seen to be of increasing relevance. In this book, contributors of international repute offer a wide perspectivet on the subject. This new paperback edition offers insights and techniques regarding design and management of buildings and urban settlement and discusses the issues of accountability... more...

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

    Springer London 2012; US$ 169.00

    This significant new work endeavors to address the lack of analysis in this area by using data from more than ten years of research to illustrate the effects of methods such as thermal inertia and permeable coverings in improving indoor environments. more...

  • Architectureby M. Sala; C. Gallo; A. A. M. Sayigh

    Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 121.00

    In this book we seek to approach the architecture-energy combination and its relationship to human comfort and the environment .There are chapters on thermal comfort, low energy architecture dealing with various criterion for comfort in different parts of the World. The book also seeks to understand how previous generations lived in harsh climates... more...