Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Principles and Practice of Energy Efficient Design, Third Edition

3rd Edition

T. Agami Reddy, Jan F. Kreider, Peter S. Curtiss, Ari Rabl

CRC Press
Published July 26, 2016
Textbook - 862 Pages - 610 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439899892 - CAT# K14361
Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

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Follows a strict pedagogical structure and content sequence tested over fifteen years of teaching.

Starts by coverings the most up-to-date calculation procedures and standards from ASHRAE and other organizations relevant to building loads, then provides a detailed treatment of primary, traditional secondary and hybrid/emerging secondary equipment and systems.

Addresses contemporary issues such as emerging green building design technologies, alternative energy sources, and uncertainties in simulation.

Discusses drivers for efficiency such as codes and standards, building rating systems, design guides, and the green building movement

Offers a complete Solutions Manual, chapter outcomes, free HCB software download along with associated resources, and detailed and tested slides of individual chapters for classroom projection for qualified instructors adopting the text, with access through author's website



Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Principles and Practice of Energy Efficient Design, Third Edition is structured to provide a rigorous and comprehensive technical foundation and coverage to all the various elements inherent in the design of energy efficient and green buildings. Along with numerous new and revised examples, design case studies, and homework problems, the third edition includes the HCB software along with its extensive website material, which contains a wealth of data to support design analysis and planning. Based around current codes and standards, the Third Edition explores the latest technologies that are central to design and operation of today’s buildings. It serves as an up-to-date technical resource for future designers, practitioners, and researchers wishing to acquire a firm scientific foundation for improving the design and performance of buildings and the comfort of their occupants. For engineering and architecture students in undergraduate/graduate classes, this comprehensive textbook:




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