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  1. Building Services Engineering

    6th Edition

    By David V. Chadderton

    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...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Low Flow Water Fittings: Will People Accept Them?

    By Josephine Prior, John Griggs, Mindy Hadi, Steven Brown

    With the challenges of global warming, climate change and population growth, and increasing concern in the UK that the demand for wholesome water will soon begin to exceed supply, a study was conducted to survey the acceptability of introducing low flow water fittings to domestic buildings. The...

    Published November 4th 2012 by IHS BRE Press

  3. Guide To Natural Ventilation in High Rise Office Buildings

    Edited by Antony Wood, Ruba Salib

    Tall buildings are not the only solution for achieving sustainability through increased density in cities but, given the scale of current population shifts, the vertical city is increasingly being seen as the most viable solution for many urban centers. However, the full implications of...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Principles and Practice

    By Fergus Nicol, Michael Humphreys, Susan Roaf

    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...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Unhealthy Housing

    Research, remedies and reform

    By R. Burridge, D. Ormandy

    Unhealthy Housing presents an analysis of the research into the health implications of housing and the significance for legal regulation of housing conditions. Key experts present short papers, together with an overview to give an evaluation of the significance of housing on the health of occupiers....

    Published November 17th 2011 by Taylor & Francis

  6. Elevator Traffic Handbook

    Theory and Practice

    By Gina Carol Barney

    Vertical transportation systems (elevators, lifts, escalators and passenger conveyors) are used in almost all buildings of more than a few stories high. Traffic design and control, namely the movement of people by natural and mechanical means, need to be planned carefully as the costs of under- or...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    By Douglas Harris

    Inefficient energy use in buildings is both increasingly expensive and unsustainable. Indeed, the reduction of the energy consumption of existing buildings is as least as important as the design of new low-energy buildings. Controlling energy use is one thing, but it is important to assess or...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Biomass Energy

    Wood-based Fuels for Space and Water Heating

    By Ed Suttie

    Biomass is a growing source of energy in the UK. This report considers the use of wood-based fuels for space heating and water heating in the built environment. The opportunities for biomass to supply the energy needs of commercial, public and domestic buildings in the UK are reviewed, followed by...

    Published October 9th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Acoustics and Noise Control

    3rd Edition

    By R J Peters

    Acoustics and Noise Control provides a detailed and comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of acoustics and noise control. Since the last edition was published in 1996 there have been many changes and additions to standards, laws and regulations, codes of practice relating to...

    Published June 8th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Indoor Air Quality

    The Latest Sampling and Analytical Methods, Second Edition

    By Kathleen Hess-Kosa

    In the new millennium, indoor air quality methodologies have expanded, evolved, and morphed. This book addresses the old and the new. The focus is shifting from a knee-jerk to a more proactive response. Although indoor air quality in older buildings will continue to present old challenges, new...

    Published May 23rd 2011 by CRC Press