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Author Khazaii, Javad, author

Title Energy-efficient HVAC design : an essential guide for sustainable building / Javad Khazaii
Published Cham : Springer, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 162 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents A challenging task -- Integrated Design -- Categorizing Knowledge -- Frequently used Codes and Standards -- Performance Based Standards -- Indoor Air Quality -- Protective Design Practice -- HVAC Systems -- Building Automatic Controls -- Energy Modeling -- Sustainability and Energy Conservation Scoring Systems -- Renewable Energy & Sum-Zero Energy Building -- Uncertainty and Risk Management
Summary This book provides readers with essential knowledge enabling the successful design of today's new energy efficient HVAC systems. The author introduces important concepts such as Knowledge Categorization, Performance Based Design Standards, and Quantification of Uncertainty in Energy Modeling for Buildings. Pivotal topics that all HVAC and architectural engineers must master in order to navigate the green building renaissance are given focused attention, including the role of renewables, air quality, automatic controls, and thermal comfort. Relevant ASHRAE standards, as well as sustainability scoring systems such as BREEAM, HQE, LEED and CASBEE are explained and discussed. Armed with the material contained in this practical reference, students and practitioners alike will become more effective and prepared for engineering success
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 1, 2014)
Subject Dwellings -- Air conditioning -- Energy conservation.
Dwellings -- Heating and ventilation -- Energy conservation.
Sustainable buildings -- Design and construction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3319110470 (electronic bk.)
9783319110479 (electronic bk.)