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  • Grow a Greener Data Centerby Douglas Alger

    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...

  • How Buildings Workby Edward Allen; David Swoboda

    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...

  • Acoustics: Sound Fields and Transducersby Leo L. Beranek; Tim Mellow

    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...

  • Building Systems for Interior Designersby Corky Binggeli

    Wiley 2003; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    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...

  • 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, winner of the 2016 IDEC Book Award ,  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... more...

  • Environment and Servicesby Peter Burberry

    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...

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

    Springer London 2014; US$ 91.98

    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...

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 206.95 US$ 179.36

    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 Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 57.74

    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...

  • 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...