From environmental compliance to energy performance, the need for buildings to be monitored is ever growing. Each building is different and has its own characteristics. Here, at last, is a unified approach based on a 120 evaluation concepts, techniques and tools you can use to perform measurements across a wide variety of building types.
Building Evaluation Techniques begins by showing you the best ways to plan and carry out evaluations to meet specific objectives, then it provides a huge array of procedures and case studies from leading edge practitioners from around the world on their research and experiences in building evaluations.
Lastly, step-by-step guidelines cover the measurement of everything from structural performance and spatial comfort to noise control and air quality.