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Author Bluyssen, Philomena M

Title The indoor environment handbook : how to make buildings healthy and comfortable / Philomena M. Bluyssen
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxx, 290 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents PART I. HUMANS AND THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT: Health, comfort and indoor environmental control -- Human reception and perception -- The indoor environment -- PART II. HEALTH AND COMFORT IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT: Past, present and future of health and comfort in the indoor environment -- Defining health and comfort in the indoor environment -- Drivers of health and comfort in the indoor environment -- PART III. MANAGEMENT OF THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT: An interactive and sustainable approach -- The top down approach -- The individual interactions -- Summary and conclusions
Summary Ensuring that buildings are healthy and comfortable for their occupants is a primary concern of all architects and building engineers. This highly practical handbook will help make that process more efficient and effective. It begins with a guide to how the human body and senses react to different indoor environmental conditions, together with basic information on the parameters of the indoor environment and problems that can occur. It then moves on to give a background to the development of the study and control of the indoor environment, examining the main considerations (including thermal, l
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Buildings -- Environmental engineering -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Sick building syndrome -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Environment Design
Environment, Controlled
Architecture as Topic
Sick Building Syndrome -- prevention & control
ARCHITECTURE -- Interior Design -- General.
Buildings -- Environmental engineering
Sick building syndrome -- Prevention
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781849774611