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For over 70 years, Faber & Kell's has been the definitive reference text in its field.
The hand book provides an understanding of the principles of heating and air-conditioning of buildings in a concise manner, illustrating practical information with simple, easy-to-use diagrams, in full-colour.
The 11th edition has been organised for ease of use and includes chapters on sustainability and renewable energy sources, as well as information on the Building Regulations Parts F and L. As well as extensive information on regulations and codes, it includes an introduction that explains the role of the building services engineer in the construction process. The editorial offers coverage of design calculations, advice on using the latest technologies, building management systems, operation and maintenance makes this an essential reference for all building services professionals.
Table of Contents
Section A Building Physics
A1. Comfort and other Fundamentals
A2. The Building in Winter
A3. The Building in Summer
A4. Modelling of Buildings
A5. Noise Control Section
B Sustainable Design
B2. Building Regulations
B3. Renewable Energy
B4. Combined Heat Power Section
C Heating and Hot Water Supply
C1. Heating of Buildings
C2. Energy Sources
C3. Heat Generators, Combustion and Chimneys
C4. Hydronic Systems
C5. Steam Systems
C6. Unitary (direct) Systems
C7. Hot Water Supply Section
D Air Conditioning and Ventilation
D1. Air Conditioning Systems
D2. Air Distribution
D3. Air Treatment Equipment
D4. Calculations for Air Conditioning
D5. Refrigeration and Heat Rejection
D6. Ventilation Systems Section
E Pipework and ductwork systems
E1. Pipework Design for Indirect Systems
E2. Pumps and Auxiliary Equipment
E3. Ductwork Design
E4. Fans Section
F Installation, Commissioning and Operation
F1. Health & Safety
F2. Controls and Building Management Systems
F3. Motor Drives, Starting Methods and Control
F4. Commissioning and Handover
F5. Operation and Maintenance