A classic in its field,Air Conditioning Principles and Systemscontinues to fill the need for a text book on air conditioning systems that combines design principles with real-world applications. Readers will gain insight into the design, operation, and troubleshooting of new and existing air conditioning systems. Moreover, this edition has been updated to reflect recent developments and issues in the industry, including the increasing use of the Internet in the field. Key features of this edition: New weather data for outside temperature analysis and system design. Expanded information on environmental problems to help readers stay current on issues and regulations. New information about asbestos, including answers about mitigation of harmful effects. Further exploration on scroll compression and how it works in real-world applications.Edward G. Pita P.E. is the author of 'Air Conditioning Principles and Systems: An Energy Approach (4th Edition)', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130928726 and ISBN 0130928720.