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"Grab this book ... it's filled with valuable equations that most HVAC personnel use on a daily basis."I especially like the organizational structure ... it's very easy to find all those minute details that often mean the difference between an average design and an excellent one. -David Meredith, Chairman, Building Environmental Systems Technology, Penn State University "Extremely comprehensive and useful ... contains important related data dealing with codes, electrical equipment, and architectural considerations. Instant HVAC Answers HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb Arthur Bell's handy and well-organized guide is the most complete, most job-critical reference book on the most frequently used HVAC design data. If you're involved in HVAC-whether as a technician repairing a system, an architect working around a system, or a design engineer designing a new system-you can trust this one-of-a-kind source for fast solutions to specific problems. Look inside for: Equations-more than 216 equations for everything from air change rates to swimming pools to steel pipes. Data-definitions, professional societies and organizations, energy conservation conditions, auxiliary equipment, air and water properties, ASME and ASHRAE code specs, designer's checklists, and more. Rules of thumb-358 in all, covering cooling loads, heating loads, infiltration, ventilation, humifidication, people/occupancy, lighting, appliance/equipment, and more. Written by a veteran HVAC designer, and following the CSI MasterFormatT, HVAC Equations, Data, and Rules of Thumb is a must for mechanical, architectural, and electrical engineers, HVAC contractors and technicians, and others. On the job, in the office, or behind the drawing table, this time-saving, task-simplifying working tool is the one you'll rely on-and value-every day, for projects large and small.