A one-stop, fast-access sourcebook, MEP Databook packs the ˘use it now÷ mechanical, electrical and plumbing data you need to plan projects, estimate costs and materials, install systems, find product specs, comply with building codes, and solve on-site problems. This must-have resource by respected construction expert Sidney M. Levy includes: *Schematics of the most common types of HVAC systems and descriptive information for their key components *Typical steel, copper, and plastic piping plumbing systems, with detailed specs and installation tips *Fire protection installations that comply with NFPA- approved systems ¨ cut-away diagrams reveal components and sequence of operations ¨ use the guidelines as convenient inspection checklists *Extracts from key portions of the NEC highlight equipment clearances...doĂs and donĂts...and basic compliance *Controls ¨ from the simple wall-mounted thermostat to the complex direct digital control (DDC) system *Much more!
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Your QUICK KEY to time- and $-saving mechanical, electrical, & plumbing data MEP Databook Don't waste time digging through a million manuals when all the construction information you need is right here. Whether it's ADA dimension guidelines or fundamental load factors, plumbing sizing or HVAC installation, the MEP Databook will spare you hours of frustrating fact-hunting. It's packed with the material that construction officials, architects, engineers, and other professionals use for planning, specifying, and building every day. Look inside to see how much easier it can be to: Specify mechanical, electrical, and plumbing components with easy-to-read, cost-cutting tables and charts. Install systems with clear schematics and a wealth of time-saving how-to tips. Use electrical distribution diagrams, equipment clearances, and schematics for efficient selection and construction. Become familiar with HVAC controls, from basic thermostats to direct digital systems. Apply key do's-and-don'ts of building, electrical, and plumbing code compliance. Learn "How Things Work" from clearly illustrated sections that show how various plumbing, HVAC, fire protection, and other systems actually function. Written by one of the most successful building consultants in the industry, the author of several leading construction guides, Sidney M. Levy's MEP Databook can save your company hundreds of work hours and thousands of dollars. It’s the one guide you’ll want to have on hand, in the office or in the field.About the Author:
Sidney M. Levy is a construction consultant in Baltimore, Maryland, with more than 40 years experience in the industry. He is the author of 11 books, including several devoted to international construction. Mr. Levy is the author of Project Management in Construction, published in both English and Spanish editions.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110071360204