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Faber and Kell's Heating and air-conditioning of buildings. 11th edition

Routledge, 2015
Faber and Kell's Heating and air-conditioning of buildings. 11th edition

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Mechanical & Electrical Supplement


Acts as a reference text for heating and air-conditioning in buildings. Explains the role of the building services engineer in the construction process and coverage also includes comfort, building in winter and summer, modelling buildings, noise control, sustainability, Building Regulations, renewable energy, combined heat and power. Also covers: heating of buildings; energy sources; heat generators, combustion and chimneys; hydronic heating systems; steam systems; unitary (direct) systems; hot water supply; air-conditioning systems; air distribution; air treatment equipment; calculations for air-conditioning design; refrigeration and heat rejection; ventilation systems; pipework design for indirect systems; pumps and auxiliary equipment; ductwork design; fans; health and safety; controls and building management systems; motor drives, starting methods and controls; commissioning and handover; operation and maintenance.


Oughton, D. and Wilson, A.


Supersedes the 10th edition. Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor and Francis Group.




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An imprint of the Taylor and Francis Group, Routledge publishes books in the humanities, social sciences, built environment, education, health, and other professional subjects.



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