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Guide B provides guidance on the practical design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and is divided into six sections which are published separately:
B0: Applications and activities
B1: Heating
B2: Ventilation and ductwork
B3: Air conditioning and refrigeration
B4: Noise and vibration control for building services systems
Guide B Combined index
The full set is available at a discounted price here:
Guide B0: Applications and activities focuses on how different types of building and different activities within buildings influence the choice of system.
Topics covered include:
Conflicts between design objectives
The internal environment
Initial and operating cost
Environmental impact and energy efficiency
Generic issues affecting HVAC strategy
Built form and scale
Range of activities
Resilience to future changes
Key decisions
Is heating needed?
Is mechanical ventilation needed?
Is cooling needed?
Specific activities and building types
Dealing rooms
Supermarkets and food stores
Shops and general retail premises
Commercial kitchens
Places of assembly
Healthcare buildings: non-surgical
Sports centres
Swimming pools
Data centres
Factories and workshops
Animal rooms
Transportation buildings and facilities

Guide B0 Applications and activities: HVAC strategies (2016)

VAT Included
  • Publisher CIBSE Status – – – № of pages 37 Publication Date Jun 2016 ISBN 9781906846725
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