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 you’re 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.