ASHRAE Design Guide for Tall, Supertall and Megatall Building Systems by Peter Simmonds!
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January 6, 2017

ASHRAE Design Guide for Tall, Supertall and Megatall Building Systems by Peter Simmonds!

One of Swegon Air Academy favourite lecturer Peter Simmonds has published a very good guidebook about high-rise buildings and their systems. And recetly I got remided how good this book is when I saw an article about this book published at the REHVA Journal 05/2016 (read full article here).

ASHRAE Design Guide for Tall, Supertall and Megatall Building Systems

The ASHRAE Design Guide for Tall, Supertall and Megatall Building Systems was produced in collaboration with the CTBUH. The design guide outlines various tall building mechanical systems that are presently being designed or are planned for the future. Tall commercial buildings in particular present a series of design problems that set them apart from other functions. The Design Guide will be of interest to owners, architects, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and other specialized engineers and consultants. This design guide addresses design issues for tall commercial buildings, which are very often mixed-use, and commonly consist of low level retail, office floors, residential units, and hotel uses.

Peter Simmonds presenting about tall buildings

You can also check our video where I got the opportunity to film Peter talking about design of tall, supertall and megatall buildings and their systems (link to the video here).

Check out more videos by Swegon Air Academy

On Swegon Air Academy website you can find more than 37 videos: recodings of our seminars, webinars and research. The topics vary from: integrated design, nZEB, data center, active and passive beams, high-rise buildings, technical services, demand controlled ventilation, indoor air quality, performance, HVAC and many more interesting topics. Check our all videos (link here).