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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Emotionally Durable Design presents counterpoints to our ?throwaway society? by developing powerful design tools, methods and frameworks that build resilience into relationships between people and things. The book takes us beyond the sustainable design field?s established focus on energy and materials, to engage the underlying psychological phenomena... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
Sustainable development is rapidly becoming a global phenomenon ? the remit of which encompasses a wide range of professions and societal interest groups. This collection of papers from the CIB Task Group 55 (smart and sustainable built environments) presents key findings to date on a wide range of current research and practice in this emerging field... more...
- DK Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95
It's easy building green! This guide helps environmentally conscious people make real-world decisions about building or remodeling a home. Readers will find information on how to save money by going green when building or remodeling, how to find the right green integrated system design, how to choose heating and cooling equipment, and how... more...
- DK Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95
An essential how-to on powering your home with sun, wind, water, and more. For readers wanting to save money-and the planet-by using alternative energy, this book provides everything they need to know. The five basic sources are fully covered: sun, wind, water, earth, and bio. The benefits, what is needed, and whether it will work for a particular... more...
- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95
All the power you need is already there. This third edition helps readers understand the basics of solar (photovoltaic) power and explore whether it makes sense for them, what their options are, and what's involved with installing various on- and off-grid systems. Solar power is a $3 billion industry, and it's poised to grow to $39 billion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 160.00
Energy Rating is a crucial consideration in modern building design, affirmed by the new EC Directive on the energy performance of buildings. Energy represents a high percentage of the running costs of a building, and has a significant impact on the comfort of the occupants. This book represents detailed information on energy rating of residential buildings,... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 231.00
Introduction Terminology and Definitions The Water/Cement and Water/Binder Ratios Durability, Sustainability and Profitability Modern Binders Water Superplasticizers Aggregates Entrained Air Hydration Reactions Shrinkage Curing High Performance Concrete Specifying High Performance Concrete Operating a Ready Mix Plant with Consideration of the Environment... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00
Proven Strategies for Getting a Project LEED« Certified Here is the ideal guide for architects, engineers, interior designers, project managers, facility managers, and building owners for understanding the project certification process for the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED«) for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED NC),... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 15.99
Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, 150 Best Eco House Ideas features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations... more...