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3rd Edition

Building Services and Equipment
Volume 1


F. Hall

ISBN 9780582236523
Published April 5, 1994 by Routledge
168 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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.

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