Environment and Services provides a comprehensive introduction to the technical aspects of building design and construction in the fields of physical environment and services installation. It explains the principles involved, the materials and equipment required, design methods and applications.
The eighth edition has been brought fully up-to-date with the current building regulations and reflects recent trends by placing increased emphasis on environmental issues related to buildings.
The book is suitable for undergraduate degree courses in building, building surveying, building engineering and management, and architecture. It is also suitable for HNC/D courses in building studies and building services engineering as well as CIOB and RIBA examinations.
Table of Contents
Environment: 1. Environment and building design 2. Moisture 3. Ventilation and air quality 4. Daylighting 5. Heat 6. Sound Environmental services: 7. Thermal installations 8. Lighting Utility services: 9. Water supply 10. Sanitary services 11. Pipes 12. Drainage installations 13. Sewage disposal 14. Refuse collection and storage 15. Electricity and telecommunications 16. Gas 17. Mechanical conveyors 18. Firefighting equipment 19. Ducted distribution of services