Summary and Info
* Prepared in association with the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre, whose US affiliate is the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA* Written by recognized experts from Europe and the US. Covers key topics in building ventilation, relevant to all building types* State-of-the-art reference on strategies and technologies for building professionals Designing for optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. This book reviews the main research and industrial achievements in the field of building ventilation, offering professionals an up-to-date framework for further development.Selecting the most appropriate ventilation strategy is made especially difficult by the complexities of airflow behavior, climatic influences, occupancy patterns and pollutant emission characteristics. Recognizing such complexities, the editors bring together expertise on each key issue, providing an authoritative reference work relevant for all those interested in energy-efficient building design. From components to computer tools, this book offers detailed coverage on design, analysis and performance, and is an important and comprehensive publication in this field.