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Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration: Find Books & Videos

Why use books?


In today's online world, do books still have a part to play? Absolutely!
Books can provide you with reliable information you can count on and include in your works cited/reference page. They often provide:

  • Background information
  • In-depth coverage of topic
  • Chapters that can break a topic down into smaller, more easily understood pieces
  • Pointers to more information on the same topic

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The Library of Congress classification for HVAC is TH. More specifically, TH is broken down as follows:

  • TH7005-7699 Heating and ventilation.  Air conditioning
  • TH7010-7015 General works
  • TH7121-7145 Heating engineering. Industrial heating
  • TH7201-7699 Heating of buildings, including domestic heating, and works which discuss special aspects of both heating and ventilation of buildings
    • TH7221-7227 General works
    • TH7325-7337 Specifications.  Drawings.  Estimates.  Measurements.  Quantities and costs.
    • TH7391 .A-Z Special rooms
    • TH7392 .A-Z Special classes of buildings (apartment houses, chemical plants, churches, garages, machine shops, office buildings, prisons, schools, theaters, etc.)
    • TH7395 .A-Z Special installations
    • TH7400-7417.5 Heating by special fuels or forms of energy (coal, oil, gas, electric, solar, geothermal)
    • TH7418-7458 Local heating (radiative, open fires, convective heating, stoves, etc.)
    • TH7461-7643 Central heating (regulators, thermostats, hydronic systems, warm-air heating and fixtures, etc.)
    • TH7647-7699 Ventilation of buildings (natural ventilation, air conditioning, dust removal, etc.)

Browsing in any of these areas may lead to the discovery of valuable material in addition to the specific items listed in this guide.

H Social Sciences

  • HD7285-7630 Housing (includes apartments, shared housing, rural housing, vacation homes, industrial housing, mobile homes, model communities, etc.)
  • HD9715.5 Economic aspects of prefabricated buildings

K Law (as it pertains to the Building and Construction Industry)

  • K891 .B8 Contracts
  • K1803 .B8 Hours of labor
  • K1835 .B8 Safety regulations
  • K2405 .B84 Arbitration and award
  • K4372-4373 Occupational law
  • KF865 Government contracts
  • KF901-902 Contracts
  • KF1950 Regulations for building contractors
  • KF3409 .C65 Collective labor agreements
  • KF3450 .C65-.C651 Collective labor disputes (construction industry)
  • KF3452 .C6 Collective labor disputes (construction workers)
  • KF3505 .C65 Wages.  Minimum wage
  • KF3574 .C65 Labor hygiene and safety
  • KF3580 .C6 Labor law
  • KF3825.5 Construction of health facilities and hospitals
  • KF5701-5710 Building laws (by type of building and by type of installation)
  • KF6495 .C6 Income tax
  • KFC224.3 Government contracts (California)
  • KFC230 .B8 Contracts (California)
  • KFC424 Regulation (building contractors) (California)
  • KFC586 .B8 Labor hygiene and safety (California)
  • KFC813-819 Building laws (California)
  • KFN5230 .B8 Contracts (New York)
  • KFN5224.3 Government contracts (New York)
  • KFN5424 Regulation (building contractors) (New York)
  • KFN5562 .C6 Collective labor agreements (New York)
  • KFN5594 .C6 Workers' compensation (New York)
  • KFX2030 Regulation (New York City)
  • KFA-KFZ275 Regulation
  • KFA-KFZ336 .C6 Labor hygiene and safety
  • KFA-KFZ459 .P7 Prefabricated buildings:  building laws

L Education

  • LB3201-3325 School architecture and equipment.  School physical facilities.  Campus planning
    • LB3221-3222 Architecture, and school building plans.  Specifications.  Joint occupancy of buildings.  Multiple use of buildings.  High-rise school buildings
    • LB3225 Teachers' dwellings
    • LB3226-3229 Dormitories.  Residence halls.  Student housing
    • LB3241-3250 Acoustics.  Heating.  Lighting.  Ventilation.  Air conditioning
    • LB3325 .A-Z Special, A-Z (e.g., art rooms, auditoriums, classrooms, nursery schools, offices, etc.)

N Fine Arts

  • N512-880 Art museums, galleries, etc. in the United States (by state)
  • N908-3990 Art museums, galleries, etc. elsewhere (by country, then city)

R Medicine

  • RA607 Public comfort stations
  • RA967 Health facilities.  Hospital buildings.  Architectural planning and construction
  • RA969.33 Plumbing in hospitals and health facilities
  • RC439 Psychiatry hospitals, clinics, etc.

S Agriculture

  • S770-790 Agricultural structures.  Farm buildings
  • SB416 Greenhouse construction, including design, environmental engineering, etc.
  • SB481-485 Parks and public reservations
  • SF310 Riding clubs and schools

T Technology

  • T351-385 Mechanical drawing.  Drawing instruments and materials.  Computer graphics
  • TA180-183 Engineering specifications.  Estimates, quantities, and costs
  • TJ163.26-163.5 Energy conservation
  • TJ793.2 Internal combustion engines for construction equipment
  • TJ809812.8 Solar energy
  • TJ899-927 Pumps and pumping engines
  • TK4661 Electric furnaces
  • TN677 Metallurgical furnaces
  • TP490-497 Refrigeration
  • TP1185 .P5 Plastic pipes
  • TS186 Factory buildings.  Industrial buildings
  • TS231 Cupola furnaces
  • TS425 Manufacture of stoves and ranges
  • TX657 .O Ovens
  • TX657 .S Stoves and ranges

U Military Science

  • UG400-442 Fortification
  • UG460 Military architecture and building

Z Library Science

  • Z675 Classes of libraries (e.g., art, church, fishery, high school, medical, prison, university, etc.)
  • 679-680 Library buildings.  Library architecture, including design, construction, etc.