"Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2007" continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available, providing detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher level costs for a diverse range of systems and different building applications. With the continued emphasis within the building services industry on the reduction of energy consumption in buildings, and the need to produce a proportion of a building's energy requirement from on-site renewable sources, the 2007 edition features new sections on sustainable energy such as ground water cooling and wind energy and revised entries for higher efficiency chillers and boilers and micro CHP units. Coverage of heat exchangers has been revised to reflect this new design trend. As a first of a series of features focusing on topical subjects which affect M&E costs within Buildings, this year's book provides a review of Part L of the Building Regulations, ground water cooling and wind energy to compliment the new data provided. Design schematics are now provided for several M&E services, including Security and Voice and Data Installations. All the standard features you have come to expect from "Spon's M&E" are also included, considered essential for today's services cost professional: detailed materials prices, labour constants, labour costs and measured work prices for mechanical and electrical works, from heating and air conditioning systems to pipework and insulation, and from power supplies to light switches; an Extensive Approximate Estimating section for quick, rule-of-thumb pricing of mechanical or electrical installations, including lifts and escalators, together with elemental services costs for different types and standard of buildings; full details of wage rates, daywork and cost indices on a national and Central London basis; and an overhauled index and guidance notes. With its free CD-ROM containing "Spon's Mechanical & Electrical Services" price data you can: produce estimate and tender documents; generate priced or unpriced schedules; adjust rates and data and enter rogue items; cut and paste prices into other tender documents; view complete book 'on screen'; and carry out an index search. Other titles in the "Spon's Price Book Series" include: "Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2007", "Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2007", and "Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2007".