Environmental Science in Building (Building and Surveying Series) Paperback – 4 May 2007
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This clear, accessible and very popular textbook studies the science, technology and services that relate to the comfort of humans and the environmental performance of buildings. It will be useful to students and practitioners of architecture, construction studies, building services, surveying, and environmental science at all levels. Topics are arranged for easy reading and learning, and assume a minimum experience of science and mathematics. Worked examples are explained in a step-by-step fashion, and facts and formulas are made accessible for easy reference. This sixth edition has been thoroughly revised in line with new regulations, up-to-date practice and world-wide trends.
About the Author
RANDALL McMULLAN is a physicist and government adviser whose experience spans industry and education. He is the author of various books and publications in the fields of construction, science, applied computing, education and training.
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As a general builder, this book has helped me become more knowledgeable in the aspect of choosing building materials. This book teaches you the science behind the materials that is used in todays construction industry. An in-depth description of materials used, the impact it has on the environment is explained.
This book gives you a clear understanding of the 'built environment' and 'natural environment'.
By far the best book i have ever read, and i always refer back to it. My lecturer also loves this book and said that this book could even put me through my masters after i pass my degree of course.
The book is explaining the essential principals as well