Services and equipment in complex modern buildings account for over one-third of the total cost. Therefore study of services and equipment is essential for technicians in construction, surveying and architecture.
Building Services and Equipment Volume 1 is the first book in a widely acclaimed trilogy that has become established as the leading work in this field. This volume deals with the topics of fuel conservation and thermal comfort by use of integrated heating, ventilating, air conditioning and lighting systems, district heating, thermal insulation, heat pumps and thermostatic controls.
Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1: Cold-water supply Chapter 2: Hold-water supply Chapter 3: Low-pressure hot-water heating Chapter 4: Heat losses Chapter 5: Ventilation Chapter 6: Air conditioning Chapter 7: Heating Chapter 8: Drainage below ground Chapter 9: Soil and waste systems Chapter 10: Sanitary appliances Chapter 11: Refuse disposal Chapter 12: Sewage disposal Appendix A: Unvented hot water storage systems Appendix B: Water Bylaws - prevention of contamination.