Efficient Buildings: Heating and Cooling / Edition 2

Efficient Buildings: Heating and Cooling / Edition 2

by Tom J. Bartuska, Gerald L. Young, Jerry Trost
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560520590

ISBN-13: 9781560520597

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Crisp Publications, Inc.

This book will help building designers, developers, constructors, managers and occupants refine and improve their understanding of efficiency in building operations. Readers will develop a working knowledge of design decisions, equipment options and all operating costs associated with heating and cooling systems.
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This book will help building designers, developers, constructors, managers and occupants refine and improve their understanding of efficiency in building operations. Readers will develop a working knowledge of design decisions, equipment options and all operating costs associated with heating and cooling systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560520597
Publisher:
Crisp Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. IDefinition, Design and Development of the Built Environment1
1The Built Environment: Definition and Scope3
2Four Traditions in the Built Environment13
3A Historic Timeline29
Pt. IICentral Design Issues: Human-Environmental Interrelationships31
4Environment: Definitions and Organization35
5Designing with the Intrinsic Organization of the Built Environment45
6People: Their Perception and Participation57
7The Role of Visual Principles in Ordering the Built Environment67
Pt. IIIDesign Components in the Built Environment75
8The Humanly-Made Object as Part of the Built Environment87
9From Craft Tradition to Industrial Design95
10Changing Human-Environment Relationships in Interior Design107
11Interiors and Interior Design Today: Contemporary Issues and Challenges119
12The Quest for Shelter: Squatters and Urbanization Throughout the World129
13Recent Trends in Architecture: Building as a Response to Human Social/Cultural Factors141
14The Fitness Test: Building as a Response to Human-Environmental Factors157
15Building as a Response to Technological and Creative Processes173
16Engineering Contributions to the Built Environment181
17Landscapes Through Time193
18Landscape Architecture Today: Definition and Directives209
19Landscape Architecture: Process and Palette221
20Visual Resource Management231
21The History of Urbanization247
22The Inherited City as a Resource253
23Cities, Climate and Environmental Context265
24Cities Today: The Imprint of Human Needs in Urban Patterns and Form273
25Urban Planning and Design289
26Urban and Regional Hierarchies: Central Place Theory299
27Planning the Built Environment: Determining the Regional Context305
28Regional Planning in the United States: Historic & Contemporary Examples319
29Connections: Products, Regional Planning and Policies331
30Earth/System343
31Taking Action in the Built Environment: A Global Agenda351
32Earth: World-As-Presence363
Pt. IVConspectus369
33Conspectus on the Built Environment371
List of Contributors373
Index375

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