building monitoring Books

  • Monitoring Ecological Change

    The state of ecosystems, biological communities and species are continuously changing as a result of both natural processes and the activities of humans. In order to detect and understand these changes, effective ecological monitoring programmes are required. This book offers an introduction to the topic and provides both a rationale for ...

  • Lead Hazard Evaluation and Control in Buildings

    This comprehensive ASTM manual provides detailed guidance for developing and implementing a lead hazard management program. It follows the outline described in ASTM E 2052-99 Standard Guide for Identification and Management of Lead Hazards in Facilities. 17 chapters cover the following fundamentals: • Setting up and administering a lead ...

  • ASTM International Standards for Sustainability in Building: 3rd Edition

    Includes all of the ASTM standards that are referenced by the U.S. Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January 2007. This new edition, on CD-ROM only, includes nearly 150 ASTM standards that address the sustainable design, construction, and operation of products used in building. These standards deal with various aspects of ...

  • ASTM Standards for Whole Building Functionality and Serviceability: 3rd Edition

    Get 32 of the latest ASTM standards for defining the functional requirements and rating the capabilities of a building or facility.Six sections cover:Demand for and supply of serviceability of an office facilityBuilding floor area measurement for facility managementSeismic risk assessment of buildings, and probable maximum lossSingle family ...

  • Design and Protocol for Monitoring Indoor Air Quality

    Case studies and technical papers describe indoor air investigations in residential and commercial buildings, test protocol, and monitoring techniques. Pollutants such as radon, formaldehyde, and volatile organic compounds are ...

  • ASTM Standards on Building Economics: 6th Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition provides a comprehensive resource for evaluating the economic performance of investments in buildings, building systems, and other constructed facilities. Learn how to:• Decide whether to accept or reject a given investment• Design and size building systems• Establish priority when budgets are limitedSection 1 ...

  • Long-term Limnological Research and Monitoring at Crater Lake, Oregon

    Crater Lake is located in the caldera of Mount Mazama in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon. The lake has a surface area of about 53 km2 at an elevation of 1882 m and a maximum depth of 594 m – seventh deepest in the world. Limited studies of this ultraoligotrophic lake conducted between 1896 and 1981, lead to a 10-year limnological study to ...

  • Water Auditing and Water Conservation, 2nd Edition

    Water auditing is a method of quantifying water flows and quality in simple or complex systems, with a view to reducing water usage and often saving money on otherwise unnecessary water use. There is an increasing awareness around the globe of the centrality of water to our lives. This awareness crosses political and social boundaries. In many ...

  • Air Pollution XXII

    The proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, builds upon the prestigious outcomes of the 21 preceding meetings beginning in ...

  • Utility Benchmarking and Regulation in Developing Countries

    Utility performance, especially in developing countries is still working toward the standard necessary to deliver best practice. Utility Benchmarking and Regulation in Developing Countries examines performance monitoring and regulation as a prominent efficiency enhancement tool and clarifies many of the unknowns regarding the design and approach ...

  • Southeast Asian Water Environment 5

    This is the fifth volume in the series of books on the Southeast Asian water environment. The most important articles presented at the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth International Symposiums on Southeast Asian Water Environment have been selected for this book. It covers monitoring, treatment, and management issues related with environmental water, water ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition

    For student edition please click here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities is timely and continues to ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition - Student Edition

    This is the Paperback Student Edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats ...

  • Participatory Learning and Action 56 : General Issue

    Contains a range of articles of general interest to participatory practitioners. Themes covered include: sequential steps for empowering rural communities for local development; participatory monitoring and evaluation in Bangalore; participatory approaches to public accountability in Ghana; using participatory video for monitoring and evaluation; ...

  • Southeast Asian Water Environment 4

    This is the fourth volume in the series of books on the Southeast Asian water environment. The most important articles presented at the Sixth and Seventh International Symposiums on Southeast Asian Water Environment have been selected for this book. It covers water environment management, biological and physico-chemical processes in water and ...

  • How to be an Effective Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager

    This book goes beyond compliance with the laws and regulations to help you incorporate sound environmental and safety practices into daily business decisions. Topics include the role of the EHS manager, skills evaluation, team building, written plans and procedures, selecting and monitoring waste disposal contractors, and resources for further ...

  • Radar Remote Sensing of Urban Areas

    This book presents a unique collection of state-of-the-art contributions by international remote sensing experts focussing on methodologies to extract information about urban areas from Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data. SAR is an active remote sensing technique capable to gather data independently from sun light and weather conditions. ...

  • Managing Sustainable Performance In Facilities

    Performance monitoring tools are becoming necessity for facility management as the profession is turning increasingly into the provider of performance to meet the user requirements. The paper is aimed at presenting the needs to monitor building performance and a description of tools for the purpose. The need arises mainly from the necessity to ...

  • Advancements in Environmental Measurement Methods for Asbestos

    This comprehensive new volume focuses on the latest research advances in measurement methods, monitoring strategies, data interpretation, and quality assurance for asbestos in bulk building materials, as well as ambient, indoor and workplace air, water, and settled dust. 31 per-reviewed papers are divided into the following sections: Measurement ...

  • White Biotechnology

    D. Peters: Raw Materials.- J.-L. Reymond, P. Babiak: Screening Systems.- T. Schaefer et al.: Industrial Enzymes.- L. Hilterhaus, A. Liese: Building Blocks.-B. Kamm, M. Kamm: Biorefineries - Multi Product Processes.- D. Weuster-Botz et al.: Enabling Technologies: Fermentation and Downstream Processing.-T. Becker et al.: Future Aspects of Bioprocess ...

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