Provides reference and guidance to HVAC system designers involved in green or sustainable building design. The Green Guide is a step-by-step manual for the entire building lifecycle, from the earliest stages of a green building design project to the resulting structure's construction, operation, maintenance, and eventual demolition. It is divided into three sections entitled Basics, The Design Process, Post-Design -- Construction to Demolition, and includes green design techniques applicable to related technical disciplines, such as plumbing and lighting. It addresses how mechanical and electrical systems may interact with and be influenced by architectural design,architectural design impacts, conceptual engineering design, space thermal/comfort delivery systems, energy distribution systems, energy conservation systems, energy/water sources, lighting systems, plumbing and fire protection systems and controls. Includes case studies, checklists, and specific measures for improving sustainability called Green Tips.
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