Here is a completely new professional handbook for designing mechanical systems in architecture. Based on a thorough re-examination of all the old formulas and guidelines in light of the latest environmental research and digital technology, this volume provides essential criteria for designing PLUMBING, ELECTRIC, LIGHTING, CLIMATE CONTROL, and ACOUSTIC systems for any building, from total systems to tiny details.
This thick volume offer you fingertip access to these invaluable aids and features: Test guidelines for selecting and sizing more than 240 different mechanical system components in modern buildings. New and accurate formulas for infiltration loss, HVAC ducting, ground electrode systems, any light source, and many more design scenarios. Concise no-math menus for each formula that describes each unknown.