Here is an expert guide that offers you practical solutions to remodeling and retrofitting for energy-conservation needs and code requirements. The book covers all 4 major areas of retrofit: electrical, HVAC, architectural, and control Ñplus techniques necessary for completing any job on time and within budget, as well as the newest and most-requested energy-efficient materials. Included are proven methods for retrofitting glass...walls, roofs, and floors...humidity control devices...lighting fixtures...motors ..attic insulation...air handlers...sensors...and much more!
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This manual provides builders with the latest energy conservation techniques and codes for remodeling and retrofitting commercial and residential buildings. For construction companies looking to offer more services and expand their business, this book provides the how-tos on getting into this lucrative specialty. Covering four main areas of retrofitting--electrical, HVAC, architectural and controls--the author guides readers through building plans from design to execution, explaining proven techniques used by successful contractors. He supplies important details on all of the latest, most-requested energy-efficient materials.From the Back Cover:
Convert residences and light-commercial buildings from energy-wasters to energy-efficiency. New remodelling codes require improvements in energy efficiency. Home and building owners want to reduce their energy costs. And now with Retrofitting for Energy Conservation, construction and design professionals can discover the most up-to-date plans, methods, tools, and materials for improving energy conservation in existing structures. Almost 85% of energy-conserving projects are retrofits, according to the National Association of Homebuilders. Retrofitting for Energy Conservation gives you the tools you need to meet this demand with step-by-step help in retrofitting any residence or light commercial building for energy savings. From assessing the challenge and offering the client options through initial project design and final execution of the building plan, this book gives you solutions that meet and exceed code requirements.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070119201