Plumbing, Electricity, Acoustics: Sustainable Design Methods for Architecture
Mega Sale! Save 21% on the Plumbing, Electricity, Acoustics: Sustainable Design Methods for Architecture by Wiley at Birzula. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Discover sustainable methods for designing crucial building systemsfor architects. This indispensable companion to Norbert Lechner's landmarkvolume
This indispensable companion to Norbert Lechner's landmarkvolume Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Sustainable Design Methods forArchitects, Third Edition completes the author's mission to coverall topics in the field of sustainable environmental control. Itprovides knowledge appropriate for the level of complexity neededat the schematic design stage and presents the most up-to-dateinformation available in a concise, logical, accessible manner andarrangement. Although sustainability deals with many issues, thoseconcerning energy and efficiency are the most critical, making anadditional goal of this book one of providing architects with theskills and knowledge needed to create buildings that useelectricity and water efficiently. Guidelines and rules-of-thumbare provided to help designers make their buildings use lessenergy, less water, and less of everything else to achieve theirprimary objectives.
In addition, this book:
- Addresses ways to reduce electricity usage through moreefficient lighting systems and appliances and by incorporatingautomatic switches and control systems that turn off systems not inuse.
- Covers the design of well-planned effluent treatment systemsthat protect against potential health hazards while also becoming avaluable source of reclaimed water and fertilize.r
- Provides coverage of fire protection and conveyance systems,including very efficient types of elevators and escalators anddesigns that encourage the use of stairs or ramps.
Complete with case studies that illustrate how these systems areincorporated into large-project plans, Plumbing, Electricity,Acoustics is an indispensable resource for any architect involvedin a sustainable design project.
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