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Sustainable Architecture & Green Design

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • Solar Water Heatingby Bob Ramlow; Benjamin Nusz

    New Society Publishers 2006; US$ 24.95

    Heating water with the sun is almost as old as humankind itself, and it is done all over the world. Yet there are strangely few resources on the topic in North America. Solar Water Heating fills this gap. It reviews the history of solar water and space heating systems from prehistory to the present, then presents the basics of solar water heating,... more...

  • The Green Museumby Sarah S. Brophy; Elizabeth Wylie

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Wind Power Basicsby Dan Chiras

    New Society Publishers 2010; US$ 12.99

    A clean and simple introduction to generating electricity from the wind. more...

  • Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummiesby Ryan Mayfield

    Wiley 2010; US$ 24.99 US$ 22.74

    The fun and easy way to get a grip on photovoltaic design and installation Designing and installing solar panel systems is a trend that continues to grow. With 'green collar' jobs on the rise and homeowners looking for earth-friendly ways to stretch their dollars and lesson their carbon imprint, understanding photovoltaic design and installation... more...

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Futureby Carole Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities, this book explores its rich and ancient tradition to... more...

  • Creating Cohousingby Kathryn McCamant; Charles Durrett

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 32.99

    The cohousing bible? by the US originators of the concept. more...

  • Sustainable Renovationby Lisa Gelfand; Chris Duncan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    The complete resource on performing sustainable renovations for both Historic and modern existing buildings This forward-looking and insightful guide explores how the sustainable renovation of existing buildings presents great opportunities for initiating extensive changes in the performance of the built environment. Great examples of existing building... more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    Here is the ideal guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED AP O+M exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider— Guide to the LEED AP Operations + Maintenance (O+M) Exam engages readers by breaking down difficult concepts in sustainable design... more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD&C) Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2010; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    Ideal for architects, engineers, or contractors seeking the LEED Building Design & Construction (BD&C) credential, the book is a clearly organized study guide that includes sample quizzes throughout at the end of each section. Authored by an expert who teaches seminars on LEED BD&C to professionals, this LEED exam prep book stands out from... more...