D. Oughton, S. Hodkinson
Butterworth-Heinemann | 075064642X | 2002 | PDF | 736 pages | 8 Mb

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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 building in winter;
The building in summer;
Building energy and environmental modelling;
Heating methods; Electric Storage heating;
Indirect heating systems; Heat emitting equipment;
Pumps & Pipeline Equipment and Water Treatment;
Piping design; Boilers & Burners;
Renewable Energy Sources;
Combined heat and power;
Fuels, storage and handling;
Combustion emissions and chimneys;
Ventilation; Air conditioning;
Air distribution; Ductwork design;
Fans and air treatment;
Calculations for air conditioning;
Refrigeration, chillers and heat pumps;
Hot water supply systems;
Noise control;
Motor drives, starting methods and control;
Controls and building management systems;
Commissioning & Handover Management;
Safety in Design;
The building in operation


'Heating and Air-conditioning in Buildings' has long been regarded as a standard reference book for students and practitioners...The 9th edition has been updated to to deal with the requirments of of the Building Regulations Part L and includes the latest changes to system designs.'

Heating Ventilating and Plumbing, April 2002

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