Building Services Design and Management


The Practitioner’s Guide

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<b>Provides practical and up-to-date coverage of all essential areas of building services design management</b> <p><i>Building Services Design and Management</i> offers clear and systematic guidance for building services engineers involved in the design, overseeing the installation, testing, and commissioning of building services systems. Written by a highly experienced building services design engineer and project director, this comprehensive volume covers key topics including design criteria, project execution, utilities infrastructure, construction management, regulatory compliance, safety testing and building handover. Detailed chapters feature many high-quality illustrations and examples to help readers fully understand the principles and processes of building services design. <p>The author addresses changing practices and current technologies on construction sites as well as answering common questions about occupant subjectivity, end-user behavior, design life maintainability, design responsibility, construction documentation, post-construction reporting, risk management, dispute resolution, and more. Throughout the book, readers are presented with practical and relevant information about the distinct features of building services engineering and expert advice on how to approach management of both the design and construction stages. <ul> <li>Addresses common questions and issues practitioners encounter before, during, and after a building services engineering project</li> <li>Explores the technical, legislative, and cultural aspects of global design delivery management</li> <li>Discusses digitally enabled technologies such as 3D printing, off-site manufacturing, and autonomous equipment</li> <li>Describes stakeholder interfaces including the design and construction teams, utility services providers, and regulatory enforcement authorities</li> </ul> <p><i>Building Services Design and Management</i> is an invaluable one-stop resource for building services engineers, architectural design managers, and construction project managers, and an excellent textbook for courses in building services engineering, architecture, and construction project management.


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