A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

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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 they need to work closely with many disciplines to meet these challenges. A Handbook of Sustainable Building Engineering covers: how to design, engineer and monitor a building in a manner that minimises the emissions of greenhouse gases; how to adapt the environment, fabric and services of existing and new buildings to climate change; how to improve the environment in and around buildings to provide better health, comfort, security and productivity; and provides crucial expertise on monitoring the performance of buildings once they are occupied. The authors explain the principles behind built environment engineering, and offer practical guidance through international case studies.It is, however, important that such innovative design is supported by the client, who needs to be actively involved ... Data Set (CD-ROM) a€“ 14 Sites, CIBSE, London CIBSE (2006) CIBSE Guide A: Environmental Design, CIBSE, London Cook, anbsp;...

Title:A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering
Author:Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-06-17


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