A review of advanced materials and sustainable technologies for applicable for improving the building environment, this book examines fundamental building physics and occupant comfort, from heat and mass transport, hygrothermal behavior, and ventilation, on the thermal comfort and health and safety requirements. It details the development of advanced materials and sustainable technologies and covers modern methods of construction, roofing design and technology, and benchmarking of façades for optimized building thermal performance. The book also covers the use of advanced materials, design, and technologies on a range of existing and new building types.
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Dr Matthew R Hall is a Lecturer in civil engineering materials at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is an award winning researcher, noted for his work in the fields of thermo-physical properties and heat and mass transport in porous materials.Review:
A focus on the highest standards of latest research, rather than commercial interest, makes for a high-quality book that still manages to hold commercial value., Materials World
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Book Description CRC Press, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1439829705