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Illustrated Guide to Mechanical Building Services


In May 2017, BSRIA published the Illustrated Guide to Mechanical Building Services 3rd Edition (BG31/2017), an update to BG31/2012.

It provides basic reference information on mechanical building services systems for construction clients and professionals in other areas of the construction industry, covering the key areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and controls.

The 3rd edition includes information about:

A brief overview of each system is provided, accompanied by photographs and simple drawings to help explain their appearance.

For construction clients, the guide provides a simple insight into the main system options that might be discussed during the briefing process. It can also help clients to identify and raise technical questions they feel are relevant to their organisation's specific needs. For construction professionals, the guide provides a quick reference to building services systems.

You can download a PDF sample and purchase the document here.


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