ASHRAE Guide for Buildings in Hot and Humid Climates, Second Edition, The

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This expanded second edition of The ASHRAE Guide for Buildings in Hot and Humid Climates adds information on building enclosures, dehumidification, sustainability, mold avoidance, energy reduction, and much more-all tightly focused on the needs of owners, architects, and engineers who build and manage buildings in hot and humid climates. The book includes six chapters that discuss critical crosscutting issues for architecture, engineering, and building management along with eleven chapters of detailed and ...
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This expanded second edition of The ASHRAE Guide for Buildings in Hot and Humid Climates adds information on building enclosures, dehumidification, sustainability, mold avoidance, energy reduction, and much more-all tightly focused on the needs of owners, architects, and engineers who build and manage buildings in hot and humid climates. The book includes six chapters that discuss critical crosscutting issues for architecture, engineering, and building management along with eleven chapters of detailed and practical solutions to everyday problems in each area.

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is an international organization of some 50,000 persons. ASHRAE fulfills its mission of advancing heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world through research, standards writing, publishing, and continuing education.

The ASHRAE Handbooks are the design standard for control of built environments with volumes on Systems and Equipment, HVAC Applications, Refrigeration and Fundamentals. Each is updated every four years. In addition to publishing design guidance for engineers, architects, and facility managers, we also publish a series of texts for classroom use.

Some of the areas we publish in include:
-Energy Modeling and Auditing
-High Performance Building Design
-Psychrometrics
-Indoor Air Quality and Environmental Quality
-Data Center Energy Efficiency
-Noise & Vibration Control
-Humidity Control
-HVAC for Healthcare Facilities

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933742434
  • Publisher: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
  • Publication date: 5/28/2009
  • Edition description: Expanded
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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