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- Wiley 2008; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33
This book provides a highly illustrated guide to the design, installation and maintenance of hot and cold water supply systems for domestic buildings. Based on British Standard BS 6700, the new edition takes into account revisions to the standard since the book was first published in 1991. It has also been updated to give guidance on the 1999 Water... more...
- Atria Books 2006; US$ 16.99
Hodding Carter writes, "The unsung hero of human history was, of course, the Brain of Drains, the Hub of Tubs, the Power of Showers, the Brewer of Sewers...the humble plumber.... The Irish may have saved civilization, once, but plumbers have done so countless times." When we consider the amenities that really make a difference in our well-being,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95
Engineering services within buildings account for ongoing energy use, greenhouse gas contribution and life safety provisions. This fully updated sixth edition of David Chadderton's leading textbook is the perfect preparation for those intending to enter this increasingly important field. Chapters addressing heating, climate change, air conditioning,... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2006; US$ 17.95
An outdoor shower is one of summer?s greatest pleasures. Providing practical building instructions for a variety of designs that range from a simple showerhead on the side of a cottage to a freestanding structure enclosed in frosted glass, Ethan Fierro shows you how to build an outdoor shower that reflects your unique personality and style. With... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Energy and Urban Built Form contains the papers that were presented at the International Seminar on Urban Built Form and Energy Analysis, held at Darwin College in Cambridge on June 26 and 27, 1986. The seminar focused on energy use in the built environment at an intermediate scale, between individual buildings and cities, where urban and architectural... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95
Buildings account for almost half of total primary energy use and related greenhouse emissions worldwide. Although current energy systems are improving, they still fall disappointingly short of meeting acceptable limits for efficiency. Well-trained energy auditors are essential to the success of building energy efficiency programs?and Energy... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00
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...
- Cambridge University Press 1984; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32
Originating from their work at Cambridge University on the design of energy efficient homes in Northern Europe, the authors consider the site constructions, building designs, available renewable energy sources, and servicing systems in different types of low energy houses. more...