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- Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.99
“Green Building Illustrated is a must-read for students and professionals in the building industry. The combination of incredibly expressive illustrations and accessible technical writing make concepts of green building on paper as intuitive as they would be if you toured a space with experts in sustainable building.” —Rick... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 86.09
In view of progressive landscape use and the growing flow of traffic, the discussion of the reasonable degree of construction density is becoming increasingly heated. Actual values and insights on which form of development creates the most pleasant living spaces are still missing. This book offers a thorough study of the relationship... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
This ebook encompasses a diverse yet interrelated range of themes within Green Construction. It presents research associated with strategies and tools designed to provide energy efficient solutions; performance assessment of processes and technologies, and the consideration of social issues associated with motivating and improving awareness to embrace... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00
"The members of 7group and Bill Reed are examples writ large of the kind of leadership that is taking this idea of green building and forming it into reality, by helping change minds, building practice, and design process." from the Foreword by S. Rick Fedrizzi President, CEO, and Founding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council A whole-building... more...
- Techne Press 2011; US$ 72.00
This book is a compilation of key notes and best papers of the 2010 Sustainable Building Euregional Conference. The book addresses questions on how to design new buildings and districts with optimized energy and water systems with materials that neither deplete resources, nor add to climate change by CO2 emissions. 0-impact goes one step further... more...
- Beobachter-Edition 2013; US$ 19.99
Der einzige Schweizer Ratgeber zum Thema zeigt, welche Erneuerungsarbeiten sich wirklich lohnen und wie man kompetente Baufachleute für energetische Sanierungen findet. Das Buch zeigt, wo es finanzielle Unterstützung gibt und erklärt im Detail die technischen, ökologischen, finanziellen und rechtlichen Aspekte einer Altbausanierung. Ob Solaranlage,... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 54.99
As we move towards the 2016 zero carbon target in house building, Passivhaus construction looks like becoming not just popular in the UK, but commonplace. This is a no-nonsense and engaging introduction on how to do it.' Kevin McCloud The Passivhaus Handbook is an essential guide for anyone wanting to realise a supremely comfortable, healthy and durable... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 294.00
The rise of manufacturing intelligence is fuelling innovation in processes and products concerning a low environmental impact over the product?s lifecycle. Sustainable intelligent manufacturing is regarded as a manufacturing paradigm for the 21st century, in the move towards the next generation of manufacturing and processing technologies. The manufacturing... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 140.00
Buildings are the largest energy consuming sector in the world, and account for over one-third of total final energy consumption and an equally important source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Achieving significant energy and emissions reduction in the buildings sector is a challenging but achievable policy goal. Transition to Sustainable Buildings... more...