building water Books

  • Water Leakage Through Building Facades

    The sponsoring Subcommittee for this Symposium is ASTM E06.55 on Exterior Wall Systems. The Subcommittee was started in 1985 by Alan Yorkdale to establish a "systems" approach to wall performance, and to depart from the prescriptive, material specific, and procedual approaches to wall performance evaluation and ...

  • Water in Exterior Building Walls: Problems and Solutions

    Nothing in our known universe is at once as constructive and destructive as water. It supports life while it turns stone to sand. It provides energy and delivers essential services to our built environment, while simultaneously degrading the materials in that built environment by corrosion, erosion, dissolution, decay, and expansion due to ...

  • Water Problems in Building Exterior Walls: Evaluation, Prevention, and Repair

    A unique publication featuring a comprehensive overview of the ways water impacts building envelopes. A diverse range of professionals in related fields have written 22 peer-reviewed papers focusing on the following key areas: Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems -- 5 papers examine theoretical, modeling and system design perspectives as well ...

  • Water Vapor Transmission Through Building Materials and Systems: Mechanisms and Measurement

    Round robin data, case histories, and panel discussions on the moisture in walls and roofs. 15 peer-reviewed papers cover mechanisms, field observations, and measurement. For those engaged in research on moisture movement and concerned with material properties relating to water vapor ...

  • 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 ...

  • WATER FOR HYDROGEN

    Book 1:* How to build Water4Gas at home: low-cost sources, procedures, photos and diagrams.* How to install Boosters and Enhancers.* Extensive Maintenance and Troubleshooting information (READERS ONLY: use our free Technical Support just in case you don't find the answers in the manual).* Learn the history of this technology and new applications ...

  • Water for the Poor

    This report represents a roadmap for delivering water services to the poor. It features a series of cases that show how business has already begun to provide the enabling environment needed to accelerate progress.Water for the poor is an action-oriented roadmap for delivering water services to the poor. It strongly advocates that partnerships ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E72 - E2110

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E72 - E2110

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives

    Twenty-eight peer-reviewed papers, reflecting the latest information on sealant and adhesive durability, cover: Field Experience with Sealed Joints and Adhesive Fixations—discusses a novel secondary drainage system for architectural panel walls, consisting of tubes and joint protection collection reservoirs with one-way valves; the ...

  • Lessons from Karachi: The Role of Demonstration, Documentation, Mapping and Relationship Building in Advocacy for Improved Urban Sanitation and Water

    The aim of this study report is to highlight the importance of mapping and documentation, for effective relationship building and advocacy. The report discusses how demonstration of solutions and the documentation and mapping, which are at the heart of the Orangi Pilot Project- Research and Training Institute’s (OPP-RTI’s) work, established the ...

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    M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, Fourth Edition

    Computer modeling is a water utility’s most powerful tool for managing and operating a water distribution system. This 4th edition of M32 Computer Modeling of Water Distribution Systems, describes how to build accurate water distribution system models, and use models to manage assets and solve hydraulic and water quality problems.The manual ...

  • Milestones in Water Reuse

    Milestones in Water Reuse: The Best Success Stories illustrates the benefits of water reuse in integrated water resources management and its role for water cycle management, climate change adaptation and water in the cities of the future. Selected case studies are used to illustrate the different types of water reuse, i.e. agricultural irrigation, ...

  • Water Sensitive Cities

    Today’s urban water managers are faced with an unprecedented set of issues that call for a different approach to urban water management. These include the urgent changes needed to respond to climate change, population growth, growing resource constraints, and rapidly increasing global urbanization. Not only are these issues difficult to address, ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Water in the Middle East

    The book deals with the potential conflicts over shared rivers in the Middle East, and with approaches towards cooperation regarding the Euphrates and Tigris, the Jordan and the Nile Rivers. Far from echoing the warnings about imminent water wars, the book highlights the potential for water savings and for cooperation in many fields inside and ...

  • Treatment of cooling water

    Many cooling systems use water as cooling medium. They are found in public buildings, industrial production systems or power plants. Almost every cooling system using water is degraded by deposition, corrosion and microbiological fouling.This book identifies the whole bunch of problems due to water cooling systems and proposes specific solutions ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

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