Building Services Handbook summarizes the application of all common elements of building services practice, technique and procedure, to provide an essential information resource for students as well as practitioners working in building services, building management and the facilities administration and maintenance sectors of the construction industry. Information is presented in the highly illustrated and accessible style of the best-selling companion title Building Construction Handbook.
This new edition contains extended information on water system components, control systems for hot water and heating, ventilation and air conditioning, drainage, gas appliance flues and further examples of design calculations. It has been revised and expanded to take into account recent amendments to the Building Regulations Approved Documents and guidance from British and European Standards.
This is the comprehensive reference for all construction and building services students. Building Services Handbook is ideal for a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National through Higher National Certificate and Diploma to Foundation and three-year Degree level. The clear illustrations and complementary references to industry standards combine essential guidance with a resource base for further reading and development of specific topics.
Roger Greeno has gained extensive experience of the construction industry, commencing as a craft apprentice and progressing to a combined professional and academic career. This has included in excess of 25 years lecturing part and full-time in several colleges and universities, in parallel with ongoing business interests in construction consultancy and practice. Roger has examined for the City & Guilds, BTEC/Edexcel, The University of London and the Chartered Institute of Building. His construction publications include: * Construction Processes, Level 1 (Pearson) * Building Construction, Level 3 (Pearson) * Principles of Construction (Pearson) * Building Services, Design & Technology (Pearson/CIOB) * Mitchell's, Introduction to Building (Pearson) * Construction Technology (Pearson) * Advanced Construction Technology (Pearson) * Building Construction Handbook (Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann) * Building Services Handbook (Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann)
1. Cold Water Supply Systems 2. Hot Water Supply Systems 3. Heating Systems 4. Fuel Characteristics and Storage 5. Ventilation Systems 6. Air Conditioning 7. Drainage Systems, Sewage Treatment and Refuse Disposal 8. Sanitary Fitments and Appliances: Discharge and Waste Systems 9. Gas Installation, Components and Controls 10. Electrical Supply and Installations 11. Mechanical Conveyors: Lifts, Escalators and Travelators 12. Fire Prevention and Control Services 13. Security Installations and Emergency Lighting 14. Accommodation for Building Services 15. Alternative and Renewable Energy
"Excellent in all aspects, easy to read, good diagrams, suits all levels of learner." - Steve Girking, Hull College, Lecturer, HNC / National Award / National Certificate in Construction "Excellent range of clear diagrams with informative text. This will be very helpful on our Building Services module and throughout the rest of the foundation degree." - Chris Hughes, Senior Lecturer, Suffolk College What our readers say: "Excellent and clear illustrations" "Should definitely be a part of your reference shelf" "Easy to use and highly detailed" "Tried and tested"
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Incorporating Current Building & Construction Regulations
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