Summary and Info
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 qualifiedgraduates, 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.