Building Services Engineering
This fully revised edition takes into account recent changes to codes and technology and includes two key new chapters on acoustic design and HVAC control strategy, as well as an expansion of the chapter on air conditioning. The design of building services and the many calculations involved are fully explained, and features include: introductions, learning objectives, key terms and concepts and worked examples and questions to aid understanding, reinforce learning and provide assignments. The subjects of heating, air conditioning, water and gas distribution, electricity and drainage are all covered at introductory level and beyond. The use of information technology in the design and use of buildings is introduced and is actively encouraged.