Being Sustainable: Building Systems Performance
Being SUSTAINABLE takes readers through the details of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems of the mid-rise office building in Building SIMPLE. It uses 3D models, short videos and interactive graphics to illustrate the challenges of achieving optimum sustainabiity in high performance buildings.
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air flow air handlers areas backflow basement black water blower boilers Bonding jumpers building information models building systems Cable trays ceiling chiller circuit codes concrete condenser conditioned air construction consumption contamination daylight devices disconnect efficiency electrical system electrons energy environmental equipment fan coils filters fire hose fixtures Flexible flush geothermal heat pump gray water Green roofs ground ground loop harvesting heat exchanger heat water heating and cooling hose connection hot water HVAC Hydronic indoor air indoor air quality installed insulation jobsite lights loads materials mechanical systems membrane metal meter mezzanine models moisture motor occupants OFFSITE ONSITE POWER Overview pipes potable water pressure protect radiation rainwater rainwater harvesting receptacles recycled reduce return air reuse Rooftop sealed service panel SINK Siphonic SketchUp sprinklers storage tanks stormwater supply and return sustainable building temperature thermal comfort toilets ventilation wall waste water closets water flow water heaters water supply wire duct