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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 75.00

    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 its competitors... more...

  • Green Building with Concreteby Gajanan M. Sabnis

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 154.95

    Introduction; Gajanan M. Sabnis Sustainability in the Cement Industries and Chemical Admixtures; Thomas B. Carter The Principles of Sustainable Building Design; N. Subramanian Sustainability through Thermal Mass of Concrete; William Juhl Concrete Pavements and Sustainability; Thomas J. Van Dam and Peter Taylor Roller... more...

  • Housing Reclaimedby Jessica Kellner

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    How to build community, reduce waste and create affordable, unique homes more...

  • Compact Cabinsby Gerald Rowan

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2010; US$ 17.95

    The setting might be a sparkling lakefront, a cool clearing in the woods, a breathtaking mountaintop, or an expansive beach, but the dream of a modest retreat from everyday life often includes a simple little cabin. In cabin getaways of the imagination, the cares of the world recede, time slows down, and the day?s pace is set by leisure and quiet... more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Homes Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2012; US$ 75.00

    Proven Strategies to Pass the LEED® AP HOMESExam Here is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparingfor the LEED® AP Homes exam. Written by an expert who is aLEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—apremier LEED exam preparation provider— Guide to the LEED APHomes Exam engages readers by breaking down... more...

  • Making Better Buildingsby Jen Feigin; Chris Magwood

    New Society Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    Sustainable building from the ground up the pros and cons of the latest green and natural materials and technologies more...

  • Net Zero Energy Designby Thomas Hootman

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00

    Conveniently organized and packed with robust technicalcontent and clear explanations of key principles Written by an architect who is the director of sustainability ata global architecture firm, Net Zero Energy Design is apractical guide for architects and related constructionprofessionals who want to design and build net zero energycommercial... more...

  • Handbook of Green Building Design and Constructionby Sam Kubba

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 135.95

    Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction provides a wealth of practical guidelines and essential insights that will facilitate the design of green buildings. Written in an easy to understand style, the Handbook draws on over 35 years of personal... more...

  • Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Principles and Practiceby Fergus Nicol; Michael Humphreys; Susan Roaf

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    The fundamental function of buildings is to provide safe and healthy shelter. For the fortunate they also provide comfort and delight. In the twentieth century comfort became a 'product' produced by machines and run on cheap energy. In a world where fossil fuels are becoming ever scarcer and more expensive, and the climate more extreme, the challenge... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housingby Simon Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    Based on careful analysis and experience in all housing sectors and house types, this handbook explains and demonstrates how to incorporate the most effective energy saving measures in the existing housing stock. It begins by setting out the basic aims of sustainable refurbishment before presenting a large number of illustrated case studies from a... more...