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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 139.95
With superior fire resistance, strength, and a long service life, concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. A sustainable material, concrete is also easily and affordably reused and rehabilitated. The first book to provide an overview of sustainability and concrete, Green Building with Concrete: Sustainable Design and Construction... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2010; US$ 19.95
The setting might be a sparkling lakefront, a cool clearing in the woods, a breathtaking mountaintop, or an expansive beach, but the dream of a modest retreat from everyday life often includes a simple little cabin. In cabin getaways of the imagination, the cares of the world recede, time slows down, and the day?s pace is set by leisure and quiet activities.... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00
The classic reference for high-performance green building delivery systems No longer just a buzzword, sustainable construction is going mainstreamand soon will be the norm. Revised to reflect the latest developments of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and other tools,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 75.00
Proven Strategies to Pass the LEED® AP HOMES Exam Here is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED® AP Homes exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Servicesa premier LEED exam preparation provider Guide to the LEED AP Homes Exam engages readers by breaking... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00
Conveniently organized and packed with robust technical content and clear explanations of key principles Written by an architect who is the director of sustainability at a global architecture firm, Net Zero Energy Design is a practical guide for architects and related construction professionals who want to design and build net zero energy commercial... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 135.95
Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction provides a wealth of practical guidelines and essential insights that will facilitate the design of green buildings. Written in an easy to understand style, the Handbook draws on over 35 years of personal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Rural areas worldwide are undergoing profound change creating considerable challenges and stress for its residents and on the ecosystems upon which they depend. Rural design brings design thinking and the problem-solving process of design to rural issues recognizing that human and natural systems are inextricably coupled and engaged in continuous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Construction is one of the biggest industries in the world, providing necessary facilities for human prosperity ranging from the homes in which we live to the highways we drive, the power plants that provide energy for our daily activities, and the very infrastructure on which human society is built. The construction sector, including the building... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
As we increasingly become aware of the causes and consequences of the climate change, there is a sense that we are dealing with an almost impossible problem to solve; that our targets for zero carbon buildings are far in the future; and that our targets are hard to achieve. This book develops a structured method for zero carbon design and demonstrates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95
Designing for Zero Waste is a timely, topical and necessary publication. Materials and resources are being depleted at an accelerating speed and rising consumption trends across the globe have placed material efficiency, waste reduction and recycling at the centre of many government policy agendas, giving them an unprecedented urgency. While there... more...