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Building Science for Building Enclosures

The authors are clear that this text is intended for engineer or technical specialists who design, construct, operate, repair, rehabilitate, and renovate buildings.

This is a walk-through of heat, air, and moisture in buildings in a straightforward manner with language that is easy for the student to read. It is intended for engineer and/or technical specialists involved in the design, building, and care of buildings. The authors also consider the users (the people) who live and work in buildings, recognizing the five-step hierarchy of human needs. Graphics and charts are well placed and easy to read. Some chapters include problems and solutions.

Learner Support: 
Problems and solutions are provided in appropriate chapters.
Permission Date: 
Monday, September 23, 2019
Title: 
Building Science for Building Enclosures
Author(s): 
John Straube and Eric Burnett
Publishing Organization: 
Building Science Press
Page Number(s): 
549
Chapters: 
15
Type of Source: 
Book
Publish Date / Date Accessed: 
September 1, 2005