Reference books are meant to provide quick access to facts. For AE purposes, reference books are going to provide information such as a recent year's estimated costs for materials.
The reference section of the library has several resources available for AE, CM, and CVE. These resources are located on the second floor. These resources are for in-house use only and may not be checked out.
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Handbooks are essential resources in Architectural Engineering design work, particularly in the area of heating, ventilating, and cooling.
The following ASHRAE Handbooks are located in the reference section:
Newer editions of these handbooks are also available through Knovel:
RSMeans is the leading supplier of cost information for developers, architects, engineers, contractors, and others. These resources can be used to make projections about costs for building and renovation projects.
Available books include:
This resource contains detailed information on all aspects of architecture including: