Rules of thumb


Presents revised rules of thumb for assessing the design of building services. The rules have been collected  from the building services industry and relate to UK design practice. They are derived from a number of  sources including major design offices, individual engineers and published material. They include all the  main design parameters but do not necessarily cover all detailed aspects. The rules of thumb are categorised  into - Space allocation, Costs, Thermal loads, Electrical loads, CO2 emissions, System features,  Environmental factors.

Primary Author(s): Pavey:N.

Source: BSRIA 1995, Technical Note TN 17/95, 30pp, 17 figs

             BSRIA Abstract No. 9600315

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