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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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  • Environmental Design of Urban Buildingsby Mat Santamouris

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The importance of an integrated approach in urban design is becoming increasingly apparent. This book explains how to overcome related challenges in environmental design of urban buildings and offers guidance on the use of new materials and techniques and the integration of new philosophies. Supported by the EC's SAVE 13 programme, Environmental Design... more...

  • Design for Sustainabilityby Vicky Lofthouse; Professor Tracy Bhamra

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    In this book, the authors answer the questions: What is sustainable product development and why is it important? What are the main drivers of sustainable product development? They explain how design can help to control human impact on the environment by not only minimising pollution, waste, energy use and use of scarce resources, but also by thinking... more...

  • Sustainable Buildings in Practiceby George Baird

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    Current assessment methods of sustainable buildings do not adequately account for the users? needs. Given that over the life of a building, total salary costs far outweigh both operating costs and combined capital and rental costs, the occupants? needs are not something which should be sensibly ignored. This book presents an unbiased evaluation... more...

  • The Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Non-Domestic Buildingsby Baker Nick

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 105.00

    The refurbishment of existing buildings is a crucial yet often neglected subject within sustainable architecture; attention is usually focused on new buildings. Many old buildings waste large amounts of energy and provide poor internal conditions for occupants through poor lighting, poor ventilation, solar penetration and glare, and poor control of... more...

  • Inside the Civano Project (GreenSource Books)by Al Nichols; Jason Laros

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 78.00

    A First-Hand Look at the High-Performance Civano Development This GreenSource book offers a complete survey of Civano, the largest high-performance mixed-use community in the United States. Located in Tucson, Arizona, Civano encompasses high standards of resource conservation, sustainability, and solar energy use. Inside the Civano Project... more...

  • A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineeringby Dejan Mumovic; Mat Santamouris

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    The combined challenges of health, comfort, climate change and energy security cross the boundaries of traditional building disciplines. This authoritative collection, focusing mostly on energy and ventilation, provides the current and next generation of building engineering professionals with what they need to work closely with many disciplines to... more...

  • Earth-Sheltered Housesby Rob Roy

    New Society Publishers 2006; US$ 27.95

    The only how-to manual on the subject directed to mainstream owner-builders more...

  • The Green Museumby Sarah S. Brophy; Elizabeth Wylie

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 32.99

    The Green Museum shows museum professionals how they can incorporate green design into new construction and day to day operations, using sustainable practices to save on operating costs and make museums attractive to new fundraising sources. more...

  • Green Restorationsby Aaron Lubeck

    New Society Publishers 2010; US$ 37.95

    Green restorations for historic homes. more...

  • Green Construction Project Management and Cost Oversightby Sam Kubba

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 95.95

    Green Construction is a specialized and skilled profession, and the author has extensive experience in this field. With this in mind, the reference is designed to provide practical guidelines and essential insights in preparing competent and professional looking ?Project Analysis Reports? and ?Project Status Reports?. The book also provides numerous... more...