Intelligent Buildings and Building Automation

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 9, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 248 pages
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Giving you a combination of general principles, applied practice and information on the state-of-the-art, this book will give you the information you need to incorporate the latest systems and technologies into your building projects. It focuses on a number of important issues, such as:

  • Network communication protocols and standards, including the application of the internet.
  • The integration and interfacing of building automation subsystems and multiple building systems.
  • Local and supervisory control strategies for typical building services systems.
  • The automation system configuration and technologies for air-conditioning control, lighting system control, security and access control, and fire safety control.

Whether youíre a project manager or engineer planning the systems set-up for a high value building, or a building engineering or management student looking for a practical guide to automation and intelligent systems, this book provides a valuable introduction and overview.

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About the author (2009)

Shengwei Wang is a chair Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University where he teaches Intelligent Building, Building Automation and Control, and Energy Efficiency. He is a member of ASHRAE technical committee TC-7.5 (Smart Building Systems).

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