8th Edition

Environment and Services

ISBN 9780582245211
Published September 7, 1997 by Routledge
392 Pages

USD $120.00

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Book Description

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 services9. 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

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