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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Airtightness in Commercial and Public Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Jaggs, Chris Scivyer

    The only guide that provides comprehensive practical guidance on airtightness and detailing for commercial and public buildings and other non-domestic buildings. Provides generic examples of frequently occurring air leakage paths and practical guidance on methods and materials suitable for sealing...

    Published May 23rd 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  7. Managing Indoor Air Quality, Fifth Edition

    By H.E. Burroughs, Shirley J. Hansen

    Finding solutions to indoor air quality problems is often a complex, multifaceted endeavor. This practical desk reference serve as a guide and information resource – both on treating existing indoor air problems effectively – and on preventing costly IAQ problems from occurring in the first place....

    Published April 24th 2011 by Fairmont Press

  8. Electrical Installation Work

    7th Edition

    By Brian Scaddan

    Brian Scaddan’s Electrical Installation Work explains in detail how and why electrical installations are designed, installed and tested.You will be guided in a logical, topic by topic progression through all the areas required to complete the City and Guilds 2357 Diploma in Electrotechnical...

    Published March 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

    Edited by Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts

    Effective building performance simulation can reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, improve indoor quality and productivity, and facilitate future innovation and technological progress in construction. It draws on many disciplines, including physics, mathematics, material...

    Published January 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Transient Airflow in Building Drainage Systems

    By John Swaffield

    Giving you the first comprehensive presentation of the ground breaking research undertaken at Heriot Watt University, with Research Council and industrial funding, this book brings a new perspective to the design of building drainage and vent systems. It provides the building services community...

    Published April 20th 2010 by Routledge