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Rules of Thumb (UK 3rd edition). (Superseded) (TN 15/2001)


This publication has been superseded by BG 14/2003 Rules of Thumb 4th edition

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Written to help engineers in the initial stages of designing a building and its services by gathering many of the most common rules of thumb into one document to provide a powerful source of initial design data. States the data have been derived from a wide variety of authoritative sources. All the figures quoted have been assessed by a panel of experienced, practising services engineers. Presents the rules of thumb under the headings - Space and weight allowances, Equipment and solar loads, Comfort factors, System features, Energy and carbon issues, Electrical systems, Cost data, References

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AuthorsBoushear M, ed.
No. of pages33
Number of books in set1
Date publishedSeptember 2001


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