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A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering : An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance / Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 9781032178547

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Equips students with the tools they will need to tackle the challenges of sustainable building design and engineering. The book looks at how to design, engineer and monitor energy efficient buildings, how to adapt buildings to climate change, and how to make buildings healthy, comfortable and secure. New material for this edition includes sections on environmental masterplanning, renewable technologies, retrofitting, passive house design, thermal comfort and indoor air quality. With chapters and case studies from a range of international, interdisciplinary authors, the book is essential reading for students and professionals in building engineering, environmental design, construction and architecture.

Subject: Architecture, Building design, Sustainable buildings -- Design and construction, Buildings -- Environmental engineering, Buildings -- Performance, Sustainable Architecture, Building Services Engineering, Green Construction, Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning