Faber & Kell’s Heating and Air-Conditioning of Buildings 10th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0750683654
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- 804 pages
- Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 10 edition (September 26, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0750683651
- ISBN-13: 978-0750683654
The Heating Engineer’s Bible !
For 70 years, Faber & Kell’s has been the definitive reference text in its field. The book provides understanding of the principles of heating and air-conditioning of buildings in a concise manner. Practical, applicable information is illustrated with simple, easy-to-use diagrams.This 10th edition includes chapters on sustainability, renewable energy sources as well as information on the updated Approved Documents Part F and L whilst still retaining the structure and character of the previous editions. Building services professionals will find this a reliable everyday source of information. The book is also an ideal purchase for newly-qualified building services students beginning their career. * THE book for building services engineers for everyday reference on heating and air-conditioning design* Includes updates to take into account revised Part F and L, sustainability and renewable energy sources.
The 10th edition of Faber and Kell’s Heating and Air-Conditioning of Buildings is a milestone in the development of this reference work, first published over 70 years ago. The book provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the design, application and operation of heating and air conditioning of buildings in a concise, easy to understand style. Guidance is supported with clear illustrations.
This revised edition brings the content completely up-to-date, to reflect the changes seen in the industry since the last edition published 7 years ago. There are chapters on sustainability, renewable energy sources and legislation covering the new Parts L and F of the Building Regulations and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Building services engineers and other construction professionals will find this book a reliable source of information reflecting their increasing role in the quest to reduce carbon emissions. The book is also an ideal purchase for students and newly qualified graduates, to assist with their studies and also to help them make the transition to engineer.
The authors, D. R. Oughton and S. L. Hodkinson, both have considerable experience of working as building services engineers. They have been authors of previous editions of the book and, in recognition of the increasing number of specialist disciplines within building services today, have worked with 15 other colleagues to provide a unique definitive reference book.
Graham Manly, CIBSE Past President
John Armstrong, CIBSE President.
Terry Wyatt – Past President, CIBSE.
About the Author
Doug Oughton, after serving an apprenticeship with a national contractor, joined AECOM in 1967, became a Partner in 1981, a Director in 1983 and, after retirement, a Consultant in 2004. Doug was awarded AECOM Fellowship in 2011. He was awarded an MSc(Arch) by the University of Bristol in 1979 after presentation of a research paper dealing with energy consumption and energy targets for air-conditioned office buildings. He was CIBSE President for the year 2002/03. Doug is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Chartered Engineer and an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.
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