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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Spon's Estimating Costs Guide to Finishings

    Painting, Decorating, Plastering and Tiling, Second Edition

    By Bryan Spain

    Series: Spon's Estimating Costs Guides

    Specially written for contractors and small businesses carrying out small works, Spon's Estimating Cost Guide to Finishings contains accurate information on thousands of rates, each broken down to labour, material overheads and profit.This is the first book to include typical project costs for such...

    Published October 12th 2007 by Spon Press

  4. Conventions for Calculating Linear Thermal Transmittance and Temperature Factors

    (BR 497)

    By Tim Ward

    Amongst other measures that address the need to reduce CO2 emissions, that of having better insulated buildings requires more sophisticated methods such as numerical modelling to calculate the heat loss caused by thermal bridging at wall, roof and floor junctions and around openings. This guide...

    Published September 19th 2007 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Advances in Passive Cooling

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    Series: BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

    Following a rapid increase in the use of air conditioning in buildings of all types, the energy demand for powering such devices has become a significant cause for concern. Passive cooling is increasingly being thought of as the best alternative to air conditioning. This book offers the latest...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Heat and Mass Transfer in Buildings

    By Keith J. Moss

    The second edition of this reliable text provides readers with a thorough understanding of the design procedures that are essential in designing new buildings and building refurbishment. Covering the fundamentals of heat and mass transfer as essential underpinning knowledge, this...

    Published March 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering

    3rd International Conference in Building Physics (Montreal, Canada, 27-31 August 2006)

    Edited by Paul Fazio, Hua Ge, Jiwu Rao, Guylaine Desmarais

    Buildings influence people. They account for one third of energy consumption across the globe and represent an annual capital expenditure of 7%-10% of GNP in industrialized countries. Their lifetime operation costs can exceed capital investment. Building Engineering aims to make buildings more...

    Published August 3rd 2006 by CRC Press

  8. A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems

    Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples

    By L.D. Danny Harvey

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and...

    Published August 1st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Keith Moss

    Managing the consumption and conservation of energy in buildings is the concern of both building managers and occupants and this use accounts for about half of UK energy consumption. The need to manage this has been given new emphasis by the introduction of the Climate Change Levy. Energy...

    Published November 24th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Structural Health Monitoring and Intelligent Infrastructure, Two Volume Set

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Nov. 16-18, 2005, Shenzhen, China

    Edited by Jinping Ou, Hui Li, Zhongdong Duan

    SHMII-2’2005 provided international scientists, engineers, enterprisers and young researchers with a forum for exchange about recent advances, potential international cooperation and multi-disciplinary activities. Ideas were pooled about the state-of-the-art,...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by CRC Press