9780415531139

Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415531139

  • ISBN10:

    0415531136

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/14/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Intelligent buildings should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants and business, and should be flexible and adaptable to deal with change. This means the processes of planning, design, construction, commissioning and facilities management including post-occupancy evaluation are all important. Buildings comprise many systems devised by many people and yet the relationship between buildings and people can only work satisfactorily if there is an integrated team with a holistic vision. This book introduces the concept of intelligent buildings that meet this criteria.

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