HVAC Systems Design Handbook -- Second 2nd Edition by Roger W. Haines; C. Lewis Wilson
9780070258723 This HVAC design resource is now fully revised and updated to reflect the latest technological and procedural developments in the design and implementation of HVAC systems for residential, commercial and industrial buildings. It offers all the information and guidance HVAC designers, technicians and maintenance personnel need to successfully design, operate and maintain peak-performing systems. The second edition of this handbook features detailed coverage of such topics as: specification writing; design documentation preparation and follow-up; electrical features of HVAC systems; sound and vibration control; expansion and contraction control; and thermal insulation. Emphasizing the importance of energy efficiency and environmental comfort in system design, the book provides step-by-step guidance on how to successfully calculate loads, design air transport systems, design central plants, apply automatic controls, and select and design cooling, heating and air handling equipment.