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  1. The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Non-Domestic Buildings

    By Baker Nick

    The refurbishment of existing buildings is a crucial yet often neglected subject within sustainable architecture; attention is usually focused on new buildings. Many old buildings waste large amounts of energy and provide poor internal conditions for occupants through poor lighting, poor...

    Published August 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Clive Beggs

    Energy – its source, security, price, and the efficiency of its use, are increasingly important issues for a diverse range of people. Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply of energy, energy management and auditing,...

    Published July 17th 2009 by Routledge

  3. A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

    An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance

    Edited by Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    The combined challenges of health, comfort, climate change and energy security cross the boundaries of traditional building disciplines. This authoritative collection, focusing mostly on energy and ventilation, provides the current and next generation of building engineering professionals with what...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Tropical Urban Heat Islands

    Climate, Buildings and Greenery

    By Nyuk Hien Wong, Yu Chen

    Series: Spon Research

    Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban Heat Islands, urban areas where the air can be 3–5°C hotter than its surrounding areas and where pollution levels are consequently raised....

    Published September 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  5. Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Electrical Works

    Unit Rates and Project Costs, 4th Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    Series: Spon's Estimating Costs Guides

    All the cost data you need to keep your estimating accurate, competitive and profitable.Do you work on jobs between £50 and £50,000? Then this book is for you.Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Electrical Works provides...

    Published July 29th 2008 by Spon Press

  6. Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Plumbing and Heating

    Unit Rates and Project Costs, Fourfth Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    Series: Spon's Estimating Costs Guides

    All the cost data you need to keep your estimating accurate, competitive and profitable.Do you work on jobs between £50 and £50,000? - Then this book is for you.Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Plumbing and Heating...

    Published July 8th 2008 by Spon Press

  7. Faber & Kell's Heating & Air-conditioning of Buildings

    10th Edition

    By Doug Oughton, Stephen Hodkinson

    For 70 years, Faber & Kell's has been the definitive reference text in its field. The book provides understanding of the principles of heating and air-conditioning of buildings in a concise manner. Practical, applicable information is illustrated with simple, easy-to-use diagrams.This 10th...

    Published February 29th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings

    Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation

    By Claude-Alain Roulet

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Energy efficiency in buildings requires, among other things, that ventilation be appropriately dimensioned: too much ventilation wastes energy, and insufficient ventilation leads to poor indoor air quality and low comfort. Studies have shown that ventilation systems seldom function according to...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Bioclimatic Housing

    Innovative Designs for Warm Climates

    Edited by Richard Hyde

    In the search for sustainable architecture, there is growing interest in the relationship between nature and design. In this vital new book, the term ?bioclimatic?, relating to the dynamic between climate and living organisms, is applied by the authors in focusing on countries where housing...

    Published December 11th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Ventilation Systems

    Design and Performance

    Edited by Hazim B. Awbi

    This comprehensive reference guide to ventilation systems provides up-to-date knowledge based on the experience of internationally-recognized experts to deal with current and future ventilation requirements in buildings. Presenting the most recent developments in ventilation research and its...

    Published November 8th 2007 by Routledge