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  • Energy Performance of Residential Buildingsby Mat Santamouris

    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...

  • Intelligent Buildingsby Derek Clements-Croome

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community. Edited by the Father of Intelligent Buildings, Derek Clements-Croome, the book explains that intelligent buildings should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants and business, and should be flexible and adaptable to deal... more...

  • The World's Greenest Buildingsby Jerry Yudelson; Ulf Meyer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    The World?s Greenest Buildings tackles an audacious task. Among the thousands of green buildings out there, which are the best, and how do we know? Authors Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer examined hundreds of the highest-rated large green buildings from around the world and asked their owners to supply one simple thing: actual performance... more...

  • Wind Towersby Mehdi N. Bahadori; Alireza Dehghani Sanij; Ali Sayigh

    Springer 2014; US$ 119.00

    This unique volume provides the only holistic treatment of wind towers, a core aspect of sustainable architecture in hot, arid climates. The authors explain how traditional incarnations of these structures provide significant decreases in energy consumption through their use of renewable wind resources to cool buildings and water storage facilities.... more...

  • Landscape Infrastructureby

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 70.00

    Infrastructure, as we know it, no longer belongs in the exclusive realm of engineers and transportation planners. This book, now available in a second revised edition,examines the potential of landscape as infrastructure via essays by notable authors and supporting case studies by SWA landscape architects and urban designers. more...

  • Environmental Designby Randall Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 49.99

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Photovoltaic Demonstration Projects 2by W.B. Gillett; R.J. Hacker; W. Kaut

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 260.00

    Proceedings of the Third Contractors' Meeting, Joint Research Centre, Ispara, Italy, 18-20 May 1988. more...

  • Passive Solar Energy in Buildingsby P. O'Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 230.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Vegetable Plants and their Fibres as Building Materialsby H.S. Sobral

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 280.00

    This book examines the state-of-the-art on plants and fibres as building materials for low cost construction, emphasizing their use, properties, fabrication, new procedures and future developments. It makes available research results on new techniques for fibre reinforcement and their use in concrete, stabilized clay and other matrices. Procedures... more...

  • Solar Houseby Terry Galloway

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    Covering the full life span of the project, from siting issues through specific design features to maintenance of the property and equipment, this is a comprehensive guide to designing, planning and building a solar house. The author uses his experience of living in a solar house to inform the reader of the technology and practices needed for the... more...