Faber & Kell's Heating & Air-conditioning of Buildings: 10th Edition (Hardback) book cover

Faber & Kell's Heating & Air-conditioning of Buildings

10th Edition

By Doug Oughton, Stephen Hodkinson

© 2008 – Routledge

806 pages

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Hardback: 9780750683654
pub: 2008-02-29

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For 70 years, Faber & Kell's has been the definitive reference text in its field. The book provides understanding of the principles of heating and air-conditioning of buildings in a concise manner. Practical, applicable information is illustrated with simple, easy-to-use diagrams.

This 10th edition includes chapters on sustainability, renewable energy sources as well as information on the updated Approved Documents Part F and L whilst still retaining the structure and character of the previous editions.

Building services professionals will find this a reliable everyday source of information. The book is also an ideal purchase for newly-qualified building services students beginning their career.

* THE book for building services engineers for everyday reference on heating and air-conditioning design

* Includes updates to take into account revised Part F and L, sustainability and renewable energy sources

* Recommended purchase for newly-qualified students in the building services sector


'This latest edition of the building services industry's most renowned reference and teaching compendium is a must for all engineers requiring to be kept up to date and wishing to increase their knowledge in the design and application of engineering services appropriate for the current challenges of the industry'

Graham Manly, CIBSE Past President

Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals 2. Sustainability 3. New Legislation 4. The Building in Winter 5. The Building in Summer 6. Building Energy and Environmental Modelling 7. Heating Methods 8. Electrical Storage Heating 9. Indirect Heating Systems 10. Heat Emitting Equipment 11. Pumps and Auxiliary Equipment 12. Piping Design for Indirect Heating and Cooling Systems 13. Boilers and Burners 14. Renewable Technologies 15. Combined Heat and Power 16. Fuels, Storage and Handling 17. Combustion, Emissions and Chimneys 18. Ventilation 19. Air-Conditioning 20. Air Distribution 21. Ductwork Design 22. Fans and Air Treatment Equipment 23. Calculations for Air Conditioning Design 24. Refrigeration and Heat Rejection 25. Hot Water Supply Systems 26. Noise Control 27. Motor Drives, Starting Methods and Control 28. Control and Building Management Systems 29. Commissioning and Handover 30. Safety in Design 31. The Building in Operation Appendices

About the Authors

Doug Oughton, Consultant, Faber Maunsell

Steve Hodkinson, BTech, CEng, MCIBSE, MInstE, Managing Director, Faber Maunsell

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General