Author(s): Brian Ford; Rosa Schiano-Phan
This revised and updated handbook provides the architect, engineer and other building professional with the latest research and practice in the application of passive and hybrid downdraught cooling in different building types in different locations around the world. It includes: - guidance on the principles & strategies that can be adopted - a detailed evaluation of building case studies from USA, Europe, India and China - a life-cycle cost analysis for the USA, Europe, China and India - simplified tools for performance assessment - a review of components and controls. It provides an authoritative, up-to-date reference for the professional who is looking for easily available #65533;know-how#65533; in this increasingly vital area of building design. Written specifically with the designer in mind, the book is illustrated with over 200 full colour illustrations.