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  • Bio-aggregates Based Building Materialsby Sofiane Amziane; Florence Collet

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 152.84

    The work of the RILEM Technical Committee (TC -236 BBM) was dedicated to the study of construction materials made from plant particles. It considered the question whether building materials containing as main raw material recyclable and easily available plant particles are renewable. This book includes a state-of-the-art report and an appendix.... more...

  • Sustainable Development and Planning VIIIby C. A. Brebbia; S. S. Zubir; A. S. Hassan

    WIT Press 2017; US$ 719.00

    The 8th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning is part of a series of biennial conferences on the topic of sustainable regional development which began in Greece in 2003. The papers included in these proceedings report on the latest advances from scientists specialising in the range of subjects on this topic. more...

  • Handbook of Low Carbon Concreteby Ali Nazari; Jay G Sanjayan

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 135.00

    Handbook of Low Carbon Concrete brings together the latest breakthroughs in the design, production, and application of low carbon concrete. In this handbook, the editors and contributors have paid extra attention to the emissions generated by coarse aggregates, emissions due to fine aggregates, and emissions due to cement, fly ash, GGBFS, and admixtures.... more...

  • Smart Energy Grid Engineeringby Hossam Gabbar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 125.00

    Smart Energy Grid Engineering provides in-depth detail on the various important engineering challenges of smart energy grid design and operation by focusing on advanced methods and practices for designing different components and their integration within the grid. Governments around the world are investing heavily in smart energy grids to ensure... more...

  • Optimization in Renewable Energy Systemsby Ozan Erdinc

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    Optimization in Renewable Energy Systems: Recent Perspectives covers all major areas where optimization techniques have been applied to reduce uncertainty or improve results in renewable energy systems (RES). Production of power with RES is highly variable and unpredictable, leading to the need for optimization-based planning and operation in... more...

  • Handbook of Green Building Design and Constructionby Sam Kubba

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design. Written in an easy to understand style, the book is updated to reflect new standards to LEED. In addition,... more...

  • Ethics and the Built Environmentby Warwick Fox

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Much has been written in recent years on environmental ethics relating to the more general 'natural' environment but little specifically written about ethics of the built environment. Ethics and the Built Environment responds to this need and offers a debate on the ethical dimension of building in all its forms from a variety of disciplinary perspectives... more...

  • Passive Solar Energy in Buildingsby P. O'Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

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

  • Architecture and Natureby Sarah Bonnemaison; Christine Macy

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 78.95

    Winner of the 2006 Alice Davis Hitchcock Award! The word 'nature' comes from natura , Latin for birth - as do the words nation, native and innate. But nature and nation share more than a common root, they share a common history where one term has been used to define the other. In the United States, the relationship between nation and nature has... more...

  • Green Building Handbook: Volume 1by Tom Woolley; Sam Kimmins; Rob Harrison; Paul Harrison

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 104.95

    Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest , a publication described by Building Design as well-researched,... more...