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- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
The aim of this book is to research comfort control inside buildings, and how this can be achieved through low energy consumption. It presents a comprehensive exploration of the design, development and implementation of several advanced control systems that maintain users' comfort (thermal and indoor air quality) whilst minimizing energy consumption.... 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$ 53.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 85.00
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...
- 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...
- 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
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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 83.00
Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Hugo S. L. C. Hens, Universität Leuven (K.U. Leuven/Belgien) lehrte Bauphysik von 1975 bis 2003, Gebäudeplanung von 1970 bis 2005 und Technische Gebäudeausrüstung von 1975 bis 1977 sowie von 1990 bis 2008. Bis 1972 war er als Tragwerksplaner für Wohnhäuser, Büro- und Geschossbauten in einem Architekturbüro... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
The main purpose of this book, "Hygrothermal, Building Pathology and Durability", is to provide a collection of recent research works to contribute to the systematization and dissemination of knowledge related to construction pathology, hygrothermal behaviour of buildings, durability and diagnostic techniques and, simultaneously, to show... more...