BSRIA updates guide to mechanical services

BSRIA, mechanical services, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, controls, pumps pressurisation, commissioning

BSRIA has updated one of its best-selling guides, the ‘Illustrated guide to mechanical building services’ (BG31/2012). It provides basic reference information on mechanical building-services systems for construction clients and professionals in other areas of the construction industry.

This guide covers the key areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and controls. The latest edition also includes information on: pumps; pressurisation; low-carbon heat sources; MVHR systems; commissioning, handover and project evaluation.

For construction professionals, the guide provides a quick reference to building-services systems and can assist their working knowledge of the subject. For those new to the industry and non-experts, it provides a valuable introduction to the basics of building-services systems.

The guide is available as a hard copy or as a licenced version in Microsoft Word.

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