Heating and Cooling of Buildings (HCB) Textbook

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Textbook – 872 Pages – 610 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439899892 – CAT# K14361

Publisher: CRC Press; 3 edition (2016)

Link to CRC website: Heating and Cooling of Buildings: Design for Efficiency

Errata (January 2020): Link

Complete set of slides, chapter outcomes and solutions manual available for qualified instructors adopting the text:
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Features of the book:

  • Structured to provide a rigorous and comprehensive technical foundation and coverage to all the various elements inherent in the design of energy efficient and green buildings

  • Serves as an up-to-date technical resource for future designers, practitioners, and researchers wishing to acquire a firm scientific foundation for improving the design as well as the performance of buildings and the comfort of their occupants

  • Follows a strict pedagogical structure and content sequence tested over fifteen years of teaching

  • Contains numerous new and revised examples, design case studies, and homework problems

  • Addresses contemporary issues such as emerging green building design technologies, alternative energy sources, and uncertainties in simulation

  • Discusses drivers for efficiency such as codes and standards, building rating systems, design guides, and the green building movement

  • Website allows free download of the HCB software and access to exhaustive material, which contains a wealth of data to support class-room instruction, design analysis and planning