Efficient Building Design Series Vol. I

Efficient Building Design Series Vol. I : Electrical and Lighting

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For courses in Lighting Design, Architectural Design, and Interior Design in departments of architecture and construction. May be one of several books used for Electrical and Mechanical Systems Design. Concise, yet substantive, this primer helps students develop a solid working knowledge of the design decisions, equipment options, and operating costs associated with building lighting and electrical installations. Unique in perspective, it emphasizes "design intent" as the driving force for architectural lighting decisions and related electrical construction.show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 208.5 x 275.3 x 11.7mm | 437.93g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130803359
  • 9780130803351

Table of contents

I. LIGHTING CHAPTERS. 1. Light and Perception. 2. Lighting Metrics. 3. Lamps. 4. Lighting Design. 5. Sunlight and Daylight. 6. Design Examples. 7. Lighting Numbers. II. ELECTRICAL CHAPTERS. 8. Electrical Basics. 9. Generation and Distribution. 10. Residential Electrical. 11. Commercial Electrical. 12. Example Office Building. 13. Energy Profiles. Index.show more