Building & Construction: Building Services Engineering

  • Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018 book cover

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018

    Edited by AECOM

    The MEP sector continues to perform well within the overall construction market, with strong tender price inflation of 3-5% since last year’s edition.   Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    CRC Press

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings: Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals book cover

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Inverse Design Methods for the Built Environment book cover

    Inverse Design Methods for the Built Environment

    By Qingyan Chen, Zhiqiang Zhai, Xueyi You, Tengfei Zhang

    The inverse design approach is new to the built environment research and design community, though it has been used in other industries including automobile and airplane design. This book, from some of the pioneers of inverse design applications in the built environment, introduces the basic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Building Services Handbook book cover

    Building Services Handbook

    9th Edition

    By Fred Hall, Roger Greeno

    The ninth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation. For this edition, new updates includes: the reappraisal of CO2 emissions targets, updates to sections on ventilation,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge

  • A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings book cover

    A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas Harris

    This new edition of A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings begins by asking why we need to control energy use in buildings and proceeds to discuss how the energy consumption of a building can be assessed or estimated through an energy audit. It then details a range of interventions to reduce…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017 book cover

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017

    Edited by AECOM

    ‘An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.’ – Cost Engineer …riding with the UK construction industry. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2017 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    CRC Press
    Spon's Price Books

  • Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings: Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation book cover

    Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings

    Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation

    By Claude-Alain Roulet

    Energy efficiency in buildings requires, among other things, that ventilation be appropriately dimensioned: too much ventilation wastes energy, and insufficient ventilation leads to poor indoor air quality and low comfort. Studies have shown that ventilation systems seldom function according to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3: EAL Edition book cover

    Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition

    By Peter Roberts

    The only EAL approved textbook for the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation (600/9331/6) Fully up-to-date with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Expert advice that has been written in collaboration with EAL to ensure that it covers what learners need to know in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge

  • Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment: Assessment and Design book cover

    Natural Ventilation in the Urban Environment

    Assessment and Design

    Edited by Francis Allard, Cristian Ghiaus

    Throughout the world, there is an increasing interest in ecological design of buildings, and natural ventilation has proved to be the most efficient low-energy cooling technique. Its practical application, however, is hindered by the lack of information on the complex relationship between the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

  • Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification: A guide to passing the City & Guilds 2394/2395 exams book cover

    Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification

    A guide to passing the City & Guilds 2394/2395 exams

    By Michael Drury

    Addresses the areas highlighted as poor in the Chief Examiner's feedback of candidateperformance Assists students in decoding questions found in the City and Guilds 2394 and 2395 exams Uses realistic exam questions as examples and rather than simply providing the answers, explains how the student…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques book cover

    Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Tropical Urban Heat Islands: Climate, Buildings and Greenery book cover

    Tropical Urban Heat Islands

    Climate, Buildings and Greenery

    By Nyuk Hien Wong, Yu Chen

    Conventional air conditioning is not a sustainable solution to the challenge of a hot or humid climate. The climate problem is compounded in so-called Urban Heat Islands, urban areas where the air can be 3–5°C hotter than its surrounding areas and where pollution levels are consequently raised.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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