Water Reuse: Issues, Technologies, and Applications
By George Tchobanoglous, Franklin L. Burton, Takashi Asano, Harold L. Leverenz and Ryujiro Tsuchihasi, in association with Metcalf & Eddy, an AECOM Technology Corp. company
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Cos., 2007
With successful collaboration, Metcalf & Eddy, which is an environmental flagship of AECOM, and associates authored a textbook that provides readers with an integrated approach to managing the world's water resources. It equips water/wastewater students, engineers, scientists and professionals with a definitive account of the latest water-reclamation, recycling and reuse theory and practice. With over 500 detailed illustrations and photographs, Water Reuse explains all aspects of water reuse, from public-health protection to water-quality criteria and regulations to advanced technology and implementation issues. Some of the issues featured include in-depth coverage of cutting-edge water reclamation and reuse applications; current issues and developments in public-health and environmental-protection criteria, regulations and risk management; and a special emphasis on process reliability and multiple barrier concepts approach.
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ASHRAE Greenguide: The Design, Construction and Operation of Sustainable Buildings By The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers
Publisher: Elsevier, 2006
This is a useful reference to designers of HVAC&R systems in how to participate on teams producing green buildings and has a new chapter on LEED guidance for mechanical engineers. This guidebook also covers green design techniques applicable to plumbing and lighting.