Sustainable Building Essentials Series

Essential Building Science: Understanding Energy and Moisture in High Performance House Design
Jacob Deva Racusin


Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Mar 2017 | New Society Publishers | 9780865718340 | 160pp | 280x216mm | Stocked item (a few) | GEN | AUD$52.99, NZD$64.99


The easy-to-understand “rocket science” you need to design durable, healthy, comfortable high-performance houses

Poor heat and moisture detailing are enemies of durability, comfort and efficiency in house design. Essential Building Science provides a highly visual, accessible introduction to the fundamentals of building physics and the critical skills to develop thermal and moisture strategies for creating better new buildings and dramatically improving old ones. Good science plus critical thinking equals high performance building.