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The Solar Cooling Design Guide - Case Studies of Successful Solar Air Conditioning Design (Hardcover): Daniel Mugnier, Daniel... The Solar Cooling Design Guide - Case Studies of Successful Solar Air Conditioning Design (Hardcover)
Daniel Mugnier, Daniel Neyer, Stephen D. White
R1,523 R1,387 Discovery Miles 13 870 Save R136 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Solar cooling systems can be a cost-effective and environmentally attractive air-conditioning solution. The design of such systems, however, is complex. Research carried out under the aegis of the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Program has shown that there is a range of seemingly subtle design decisions that can impact significantly on the performance of solar cooling systems. In order to reduce the risk of errors in the design process, this guide provides detailed and very specific engineering design information. It focuses on case study examples of installed plants that have been monitored and evaluated over the last decade. For three successful plants the design process is described in detail and the rationale for each key design decision is explained. Numerical constraints are suggested for the sizing / selection parameters of key equipment items. Moreover, the application conditions under which the system selection is appropriate are discussed. By following The Guide for any of the three specific solar cooling systems, the designer can expect to reliably achieve a robust, energy-saving solution. This book is intended as a companion to the IEA Solar Cooling Handbook which provides a general overview of the various technologies as well as comprehensive advice to enable engineers to design their own solar cooling system from first principles.

Passive House Details - Solutions for High-Performance Design (Paperback): Donald B. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, Alison G. Kwok Passive House Details - Solutions for High-Performance Design (Paperback)
Donald B. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, Alison G. Kwok
R947 Discovery Miles 9 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy, and satisfying buildings currently built in the region. Other topics included: heat transfer, moisture management, performance targets, and climatic zones. Illustrated with more than 375 color images, the book is a visual catalog of construction details, materials, and systems drawn from projects contributed from forty firms. Fourteen in-depth case studies demonstrate the most energy-efficient systems for foundations, walls, floors, roofs, windows, doors, and more.

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair (Hardcover, 2nd ed.): Roger A. Fischer Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Repair (Hardcover, 2nd ed.)
Roger A. Fischer
R861 R667 Discovery Miles 6 670 Save R194 (23%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Solar and Heat Pump Systems for Residential Buildings (Hardcover, 2nd): Jean-Christophe Hadorn Solar and Heat Pump Systems for Residential Buildings (Hardcover, 2nd)
Jean-Christophe Hadorn
R1,870 R1,609 Discovery Miles 16 090 Save R261 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The combination of heat pumps and solar components is a recent development and has great potential for improving the energy efficiency of house and hot water heating systems. As a consequence, it can enhance the energy footprint of a building substantially. This work compares different systems, analyses their performance and illustrates monitoring techniques. It helps the reader to design, simulate and assess solar and heat pump systems. Good examples of built systems are discussed in detail and advice is given on how to design the most efficient system. This book is the first one about this combination of components and presents the state of the art of this technology. It is based on a joint research project of two programmes of the International Energy Agency: the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) and the Heat Pump Programme. More than 50 experts from 13 countries have participated in this research.

Radiant Floor Heating, Second Edition (Hardcover, 2nd edition): R Woodson Radiant Floor Heating, Second Edition (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
R Woodson
R1,160 R887 Discovery Miles 8 870 Save R273 (24%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In this fully updated guide, master plumber and long-time contractor R. Dodge Woodson explains, step by step, how to install, test, and debug in-floor heating systems--the healthy, quiet, economical, and clean heating method.

Radiant Floor Heating, Second Edition now offers details on alternative fuel sources and covers new material options and installation procedures, updated code information, and state-of-the-art piping and heating equipment. Revised illustrations featuring modern products are included in this practical resource.

Get everything you need to:

  • Understand and explain the advantages of in-floor radiant heating
  • Select superior equipment--tubing, boilers, expansion tanks, pumps, and controls
  • Install embedded and dry radiant heat systems in new or existing homes
  • Incorporate hot water heating into your designs
  • Set up heating zones for variable temperatures throughout a house
  • Design a solar-powered system
  • Use alternative fuel sources
  • Provide outdoor ice removal and other amenities
  • Troubleshoot and repair system problems

Please Note: This book is written for American systems and quotes all U.S. branded goods.

Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning (Hardcover, 9th edition): Russell Smith Electricity for Refrigeration, Heating, and Air Conditioning (Hardcover, 9th edition)
Russell Smith
R1,848 R1,540 Discovery Miles 15 400 Save R308 (17%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

The ideal book for students and beginning technicians, this Ninth Edition of ELECTRICITY FOR REFRIGERATION, HEATING, AND AIR CONDITIONING provides readers with the basic electrical principles necessary to understand today's modern control systems. The book's practical approach allows readers to focus exclusively on the electronics information they will use in the field, without bogging them down in unnecessary theory. The book focuses on helping readers master systematic diagnosis and troubleshooting methods and procedures that will enable them to become highly-skilled, professional HVAC-R service technicians.

Management of Indoor Air Quality (Hardcover): Marzenna R. Dudzinska Management of Indoor Air Quality (Hardcover)
Marzenna R. Dudzinska
R3,352 Discovery Miles 33 520 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Due to changes in lifestyle, people spend more time indoors. This refers not only to the time spent at home and at office premises, but also in shopping malls, recreation centers and transport vehicles. Concentrations of many pollutants are higher indoors than they are outdoors. Consequently, the indoor environment has a bigger impact on human health, well being and effectiveness.

Indoor Environment Engineering is a relatively new scientific discipline with an interdisciplinary character, using knowledge from chemistry, biology, medicine and engineering. Since the early 1990s, the number of studies in this area has grown significantly from research on indoor air parameters, new emerging pollutants in indoor air, energy saving systems of heating, to studies on ventilation and air-conditioning in buildings. Even though much progress has been made since then, a number of questions still remains open:

  • How can indoor air quality be measured? What are reliable, time- and cost-efficient methods?
  • How can indoor air quality be improved, investing as little energy as possible?
  • How to minimize secondary pollution caused by air supply systems?
  • Which type of pollutants should research focus on?
  • In what way are we exposed to new pollutants (plasticizers, ?ame retardants, pesticides)? What is their impact on our health?

Management of Indoor Air Quality is a collection of 14 peer reviewed papers in Indoor Environment Engineering addressing the above issues. It includes research on HVAC impact on aerosol levels, new ventilation systems as well as air quality problems in new environments. The volume is intended for scientists, engineers, post-graduate and graduate students interested in the area of indoor environment.

Solar Heating in Cold Regions (Paperback): Jean-Francois Rozis Solar Heating in Cold Regions (Paperback)
Jean-Francois Rozis
R454 Discovery Miles 4 540 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This work is primarily a technical guide to the design and production of solar installations in regions where heating is an issue of upmost importance. A climate is defined as cold when the average annual temperature is lower than 10 degrees Celsius, and becomes severe if temperatures become extreme or vary significantly over the day or over the year. This affects about half the populations of developing countries.

The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke - Composition and Measurement, Second Edition (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): Roger... The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke - Composition and Measurement, Second Edition (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
Roger A. Jenkins, Bruce Tomkins, Michael R. Guerin
R3,609 Discovery Miles 36 090 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written by experts in the field, The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Composition and Measurement, Second Edition compiles data on the properties of Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) and on concentrations of its constituents in indoor air. The authors focus on common natural indoor environments and environments associated with chronic exposure. They stress measurement methods and competing sources of indoor air contaminants commonly attributed to ETS.

Indoor Air Quality Issues (Hardcover): David Hansen Indoor Air Quality Issues (Hardcover)
David Hansen
R1,941 Discovery Miles 19 410 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Introduction 1. History and Evolution 2. Building-Associated Illness 3. Building Design and Air Quality 4. Volatile Organic Compounds 5. Microbial Contamination 6. Pyschosocial and Other Factors 7. Diagnosing IAQ Problems 8. Pro-active Ways of Reducing IAQ Problems

Solar Thermal Hot Water - Skills2Learn Renewable Energy Workbook (Paperback, International Edition): Skills2learn Skills2learn Solar Thermal Hot Water - Skills2Learn Renewable Energy Workbook (Paperback, International Edition)
Skills2learn Skills2learn
R717 R622 Discovery Miles 6 220 Save R95 (13%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

Developed in partnership between Skills2Learn and Cengage Learning , this highly interactive workbook can be used as a resource tool for all introductory renewable energy vocational qualifications and apprenticeships. This unique workbook is designed to consolidate learners' theoretical knowledge prior to undertaking practical workshop exercises. Solar Thermal Hot Water provides learners with a thorough insight into solar thermal hot water technology including design principles, health and safety issues, performance calculations and installation, commissioning and handover. Part of the Renewable Energy Series, this unique write-in workbook can also be used alongside the Skills2Learn Solar Thermal Hot Water virtual reality e-learning programme making this a first-of-its-kind, fully integrated blended learning solution.

Modern Geothermal HVAC Engineering and Control Applications (Hardcover, Ed): Jay Egg, Greg Cunniff, Carl Orio Modern Geothermal HVAC Engineering and Control Applications (Hardcover, Ed)
Jay Egg, Greg Cunniff, Carl Orio
R2,604 Discovery Miles 26 040 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Best practices for the design and engineering of geothermal HVAC systemsWith a focus on market needs and customer goals, this practical guide explains how to realize the full potential of geothermal HVAC by integrating hydronic systems and controls at maximum capacity. Modern Geothermal HVAC: Engineering and Control Applications explains how to engineer and specify geothermal HVAC for building projects in varying geographic regions. Typical details on control parameters are provided. By using the proven methods in this innovative resource, you will be able to develop highly efficient, long-lasting, and aesthetically pleasing geothermal HVAC systems. Coverage includes: Low-temperature geothermal or earth coupling Geothermal heat-pump equipment Variations in earth coupling Application of earth coupling with regard to site conditions Closed-loop earth coupling and fusion Intermediate heat exchanger usage in geothermal applications Standing column and open geothermal systems Fundamentals of comfort, psychrometrics, and thermodynamics Hydronic and air HVAC system basics Hydronic HVAC system equipment Variations and improvements to hydronic systems Control systems Load sharing and energy recovery Calculating system efficiencies, heat gain, and loss Geothermal rebates, incentives, and renewables legislation

Collins Complete Plumbing and Central Heating (Paperback, New edition): Albert Jackson, David Day Collins Complete Plumbing and Central Heating (Paperback, New edition)
Albert Jackson, David Day 1
R298 R220 Discovery Miles 2 200 Save R78 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The definitive, easy-to-follow guide to plumbing and heating repairs in your home. An extension of the international bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual, this brand-new edition is packed with user-friendly photos and is fully updated with the latest information about tools, products and regulations. Whether repairing a leaking tap or installing a new shower, Collins Complete Plumbing and Heating is the indispensable tool to help you get the job done well - and keep costs to a minimum. Contents include: * Emergency repairs * Taps, sinks and kitchen appliances * Toilets, baths and showers * Boilers and radiators * Identifying faults and maintenance * Safety tips * Tools for the job

Woodshop Dust Control - A Complete Guide to Setting Up Your Own System (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Sandor Nagyszalanczy Woodshop Dust Control - A Complete Guide to Setting Up Your Own System (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Sandor Nagyszalanczy
R520 R423 Discovery Miles 4 230 Save R97 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book provides a complete guide to all methods of protecting your lungs from harmful wood dust. Completely revised and updated, this new edition provides the latest information on dust control and dust collection products for amateur woodworkers, professional carpenters and woodwork rooms in schools and colleges. - Developing a dust-control strategy - Planning shop ventilation - Combining dust-control measures - Choosing masks and respirators - Installing air filtration - Making the best of shop vacuums - Designing central dust collection - Cutting and installing ductwork - - Collection hoods - Testing a duct system - Capturing dust from portable tools - * A practical guide to respirators, shop vacuums, central collection systems, air filtration devices and more. * Design, build and install a system that is right for your workshop. * Fully revised to take account of the very latest technology and products - nowadays safety in the workshop is is as important as light and power. * First edition published 1995 (ISBN 1-56158-116-X).

Stage Lighting in the Boondocks - A Stage Lighting Manual for Simplified Stagecraft Systems (Paperback, 4 Revised Edition):... Stage Lighting in the Boondocks - A Stage Lighting Manual for Simplified Stagecraft Systems (Paperback, 4 Revised Edition)
James Hull Miller
R319 R258 Discovery Miles 2 580 Save R61 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This leading authority in small theatre stagecraft shows and tells how professional-quality lighting can be achieved within the limitations of school auditoriums, community theatres and churches. Part I contains a short section on stage lighting in general, plus a number of lighting solutions for specific programs and locations. Part II contains more detailed information on dimmers, lamps, spotlight types, filters, connectors, control boards, homemade equipment and the like. This is a workshop book with many art illustrations.

HVAC Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Field Manual (Hardcover, 3rd edition): John Gladstone, W Bevirt, Nebb HVAC Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Field Manual (Hardcover, 3rd edition)
John Gladstone, W Bevirt, Nebb
R1,812 R1,672 Discovery Miles 16 720 Save R140 (8%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The easy way to keep your HVAC systems humming. Meet the demand for better quality and efficiency in air systems by mastering the latest TAB (testing, adjusting, and balancing) techniques in the Third Edition of HVAC Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Manual, by John Gladstone and W. David Bevirt. This time-saving productivity tool puts at your fingertips proven TAB methodologies, equations, and calculations for system balancing, controls, clean rooms, sound vibration and more. Its the only resource you need to: balance air and water distribution systems; adjust the total system to provide specified quantities; perform accurate electrical measurements; establish quantitative performance of all equipment; verify automatic controls; measure sound and vibration with complete confidence; and much more.

Air Purifier - Property, Assessment and Applications (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Zhonglin Xu Air Purifier - Property, Assessment and Applications (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Zhonglin Xu
R2,994 R2,460 Discovery Miles 24 600 Save R534 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book discusses the development, types and application principles of portable air purifiers in China. It analyzes the theoretical characteristics of air purifiers under various operational conditions, and points out that the term "Clean Air Delivery Rate" cannot be used to precisely reflect the problems that occur under various operational conditions. By comparing theoretical and measured data, it highlights the mainfeatures of air purifiers and key points in the design process for different applications. Calculation methods for the indoor particle concentration and the self-purification time are also provided. The book describes the conditions for window opening in smog and for selecting air purifiers, and proposes a newmethod for improvingtheir measurement. In closing, it includes a new assessment index.

Gas Installation Technology (Paperback, 2nd Edition): R.D. Treloar Gas Installation Technology (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
R.D. Treloar
R937 R875 Discovery Miles 8 750 Save R62 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The second edition of Gas Installation Technology will be of interest to all concerned with gas installation work, whether plumbers, heating engineers or dedicated gas fitters. It continues to provide a definitive text for students taking NVQ gas installation and plumbing courses, and a useful reference for operatives renewing their gas competences.

Brought fully up to date to comply with the latest regulations and best practices, it covers domestic, commercial and LPG installations, and provides essential information in a concise, readable, colourful and highly illustrated format. The new edition features enhanced diagrams and photographs to aid understanding. The second edition of "Gas Installation Technology" continues to be a companion to the author's highly successful textbook, Plumbing, and together both books offer plumbers, heating engineers and gas fitters, or students of these disciplines, unrivalled coverage of their subject. Fully revised to cover the latest legislation, best practices and current installation procedures, it covers domestic, commercial and LPG installations Still the only textbook devoted to domestic gas, commercial gas and LPG installation Concise and readable, heavily illustrated with colour diagrams and photographs to aid understanding and recall

Energy Management in Illuminating Systems (Hardcover): Kao Chen Energy Management in Illuminating Systems (Hardcover)
Kao Chen
R3,581 Discovery Miles 35 810 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As our dependence on and need for abundant energy grows, it becomes increasingly important for engineers and managers to develop and maintain energy efficient systems and build effective energy management programs. Energy Management in Illuminating Systems presents the latest concepts, innovative methods, and state-of-the art technologies in commercial or industrial lighting systems and energy management.
An effective energy management program comprises three essential elements: organization, technology, and economics. However, the success of any management program clearly must begin with an energy effective illuminating system, which in turn depends upon using sound engineering analysis and design principles during the projects early stages.
In this book, the author-with long and unique experience in the field-provides the details of proven methods for achieving these goals. He presents:
How to organize and operate the illumination energy management program
The elements of designing energy effective illuminating systems-systems that can also increase worker productivity and reduce operating costs
The latest in efficient system components, including light sources, ballasts, and luminaires
How to evaluate energy efficiency, including discussion of the impact of energy efficient equipment on power quality, harmonics, the "K" factor, and lighting energy standards
Energy Management in Illuminating Systems shows how to design and manage energy effective lighting systems for industrial or commercial facilities. With this book, designers, engineers, and managers finally have a complete, how-to guide for applying practical energy management principles to various systems of illumination.

Heat Conversion Systems (Hardcover): Georg Alefeld, Reinhard Radermacher Heat Conversion Systems (Hardcover)
Georg Alefeld, Reinhard Radermacher
R5,008 Discovery Miles 50 080 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Heat Conversion Systems develops the underlying concepts of advanced Rankine-based absorption and compression cycles and introduces the Building Block Approach as a general concept. The Building Block Approach identifies all cycle configurations for a given application to ensure that system designers have available all important alternatives. The book features numerous examples of advanced cycles and includes single- and multi-stage absorption heat pumps and heat transformers and combined systems. The book also discusses single- and multi-stage vapor compression systems with multiple solution circuits, multiple compressors, and cascades. Aspects of working fluid selection and their influence on cycle options, performance evaluation, and estimating procedures for the Coefficient of Performance (COP) are addressed. Cycle analysis based on the Second Laws of Thermodynamics is examined.
Heat Conversion Systems will be an important source for engineers in air-conditioning, heat pumping, refrigeration, and waste heat utilization. It can be used as text in courses on thermodynamics, efficient use of energy, and environmental protection.

Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Technology (Paperback): Norman Cook Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Technology (Paperback)
Norman Cook
R435 Discovery Miles 4 350 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This text has been designed for students taking mechanics and technician courses at technical schools, colleges and other training institutions. It is a practical guide to refrigeration and air-conditioning maintenance and service.;The "Motivate" series has been developed to meet the need for practical, appropriate and up-to-date technical and vocational core textbooks. The series is based on the principle that each book must be relevant to the needs of the reader, and contain all that is required for a comprehensive understanding and study of the subject area. Each title in the series highlights the key concepts; includes illustrations, examples and exercises; features end-of-chapter summaries allowing for self-check, followed by exercises and questions; answers to the questions and a list of key words.

Incandescent - We Need to Talk About Light (Paperback): Anna Levin Incandescent - We Need to Talk About Light (Paperback)
Anna Levin
R306 R211 Discovery Miles 2 110 Save R95 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Light is changing, dramatically. Our world is getting brighter - you can see it from space. But is brighter always better? Artificial light is voracious and spreading. Vanquishing precious darkness across the planet, when we are supposed to be using less energy. The quality of light has altered as well. Technology and legislation have crushed warm incandescent lighting in favour of harsher, often glaring alternatives. Light is fundamental - it really matters. It interacts with life in profound yet subtle ways: it tells plants which way to grow, birds where to fly and coral when to spawn. It tells each and every one of us when to sleep, wake, eat. We mess with the eternal rhythm of dawn-day-dusk-night at our peril. But mess with it we have, and we still don't truly understand the consequences. In Incandescent, journalist Anna Levin reveals her own fraught relationship with changes in lighting, and she explores its real impact on nature, our built environment, health and psychological well-being. We need to talk about light, urgently. And ask the critical question: just how bright is our future?

HVAC Engineer's Handbook (Hardcover, 11th New edition): F. Porges HVAC Engineer's Handbook (Hardcover, 11th New edition)
F. Porges
R2,652 Discovery Miles 26 520 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In the almost sixty years since the publication of the first edition of HVAC Engineer's Handbook, it has become widely known as a highly useful and definitive reference for HVAC engineers and technicians alike, and those working on domestic hot and cold water services, gas supply and steam services.The 11th edition continues in the tradition of previous editions, being easily transportable and therefore an integral part of the HVAC engineer or technician's daily tools. Newly updated data on natural ventilation, ventilation rates, free cooling and night-time cooling, make the 11th edition of the HVAC Engineer's Handbook a vital source of information.Fred Porges has worked in both the manufacturing and process industries, and became a partner in a building services consultancy in 1962. He has held senior positions with design contractors, and his experience covers every building service and type of building from schools to housing, factories to laboratories.

Hemeon's Plant & Process Ventilation (Hardcover, 3rd New edition): D.Jeff Burton Hemeon's Plant & Process Ventilation (Hardcover, 3rd New edition)
D.Jeff Burton
R3,366 Discovery Miles 33 660 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Industrial hygienists and ventilation engineers know the name well: W.C.L. Hemeon. Since 1955, those professionals have frequently looked to Hemeon's Plant & Process Ventilation for essential information on industrial ventilation. Hemeon's longtime influence and inspiration has now prompted D. Jeff Burton-a prolific author on industrial ventilation himself-to produce a Fourth Edition of "the classic industrial ventilation text." While retaining Hemeon's distinctive writing style, conveying practical information in vivid phrasing, Burton has added extensive new information to recognize today's technology and techniques. Essential fundamentals of ventilation covered in the book include an explanation about the dynamic properties of airborne contaminants, and the principles of dispersion mechanism and local exhaust. Advanced applications are also examined in detail, particularly system design, dust control, and troubleshooting. Along with providing essential background on the two primary types of workplace ventilation-general and local exhaust-Hemeon's Plant & Process Ventilation also aims for mutual understanding between the health-oriented priorities of industrial hygienists, and the practical applications for maximum efficiency considered by ventilation engineers. Have a well-thumbed, dog-eared copy of Hemeon's Plant & Process Ventilation? Now is the best time to retire it in favor of this revised-and respectful-edition. Those who are new to Hemeon's approach will discover what other professionals have known more than 40 years: Hemeon offers some of the most effective ways to control environmental contaminates through proper ventilation techniques.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Hardcover, 8th edition): Eugene Silberstein, John Tomczyk, Bill Whitman, Bill... Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology (Hardcover, 8th edition)
Eugene Silberstein, John Tomczyk, Bill Whitman, Bill Johnson
R1,353 R1,176 Discovery Miles 11 760 Save R177 (13%) Ships in 15 - 25 working days

Develop the knowledge and skills you need to maintain and troubleshoot today's complex heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems with REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGY, 8th Edition. This practical, easy-to-understand book provides hands-on guidance, practical applications, and the solid foundation you need to fully understand today's HVAC service and repair, its environmental challenges, and their solutions. Focused on sustainable technology in today's HVAC/R industry with an emphasis on new technologies and green awareness, the 8th Edition covers the latest advances in the industry and the all-important soft skills and customer relations issues that impact customer satisfaction and employment success. Memorable examples, more than 260 supporting photos, and unique Service Call features bring concepts to life and help you develop the critical skills you need for success in your future career. Now available with this text is The Complete HVAC Lab Manual, which features over 250 lab exercises, covering 15 topic areas. See the supplements section for more details.

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