Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings

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The definitive guide to environmental control systems, updatedwith emerging technology and trends The Interactive Resource Center is an online learningenvironment where instructors and students can access the toolsthey need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcingand assessing their understanding of key concepts for successfulunderstanding of the course. An access card with redemption codefor

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The definitive guide to environmental control systems, updatedwith emerging technology and trends

The Interactive Resource Center is an online learningenvironment where instructors and students can access the toolsthey need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcingand assessing their understanding of key concepts for successfulunderstanding of the course. An access card with redemption codefor the online Interactive Resource Center isincluded with all new, print copies or can bepurchased separately.    (***If you rent or purchase aused book with an access code, the access code may have beenredeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access codeISBN: 978111899616-4).

The online Interactive Resource Center containsresources tied to the book, such as:

Interactive AnimationsInteractive Self-testsInteractive FlashcardsCase StudiesRespondus Testbank (instructors only)Instructor’s Manual (over 200 pages) including additionalresources (Instructors only)Roadmap to the 12th Edition (Instructors only)Student Guide to the Textbook

Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, TwelfthEdition is the industry standard reference that comprehensivelycovers all aspects of building systems. With over 2,200 drawingsand photographs, the book discusses basic theory, preliminarybuilding design guidelines, and detailed design procedure forbuildings of all sizes. The updated twelfth edition includes over300 new illustrations, plus information on the latest designtrends, codes, and technologies, while the companion website offersnew interactive features including animations, additional casestudies, quizzes, and more.

Environmental control systems are the components of a buildingthat keep occupants comfortable and help make the building work.Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings coversboth active controls, like air conditioners and heaters, as well aspassive controls like daylighting and natural ventilation. Becausethese systems comprise the entire energy use and costs of abuilding’s life, the book stresses the importance of sustainabilityconsiderations during the design process, by both architects andbuilders. Authored by two leading green design educators,MEEB provides the most current information on low-energyarchitecture, including topics like:

Context, comfort, and environmental resourcesIndoor air quality and thermal controlIllumination, acoustics, and electricityFire protection, signal systems, and transportation

Occupant comfort and building usability are the most criticalfactors in the success of a building design, and with environmentalconcerns mounting, it’s becoming more and more important toapproach projects from a sustainable perspective from the verybeginning. As the definitive guide to environmental control systemsfor over 75 years, Mechanical and Electrical Equipment forBuildings is a complete resource for students and professionalsalike.

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