Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building

ISBN-10: 0470152931

ISBN-13: 9780470152935

Edition: 2009

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Description: A rich sourcebook covering the breadth of environmental building, Sustainable Building Design: Principles and Practices introduces the student and practitioner to the history, theory and technology of green building. Using an active learning approach, the concepts of sustainble architecture are explained and reinforced through design problems, research exercises, study questions, team projects, and discussion topics.Chapters by specialists in the green movement round out this survey of all the important issues and developments that students and professionals need to know. From history and philosophy to design technologies and practice, this sweeping resource is sure to be referenced until worn out.

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List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/5/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
Contributors
The Integrated Building Design Process
A History of the Environmental Movements
Modern International Conferences and Treaties
The Emergence of Green Building and Green Building Legislation
Sources of Chemicals in the Environment
Environmental Chemicals in Humans and Buildings
Indoor Air Quality Technologies--Green Design for Long-Term Occupant Health
Indoor Environmental Quality Issues
Introduction to Energy Issues: Use and Standards
Basic Physical Principles of Energy Transfer and Storage
Energy-Efficient Building Design: Residential and Small Commercial Buildings
Energy-Efficient Building Design: Nonresidential Buildings
Resource Efficiency and Resource Use in Buildings
Materials Selection and Product Certification
Water Quality and Water Conservation
Sustainable Neighborhoods and Communities
Case Studies
Rating Systems and Practice Tools
Life Cycle Assessment
Waste Impacts in the Building Industry
Construction and Demolition Waste Management
Conclusion
Glossary
Bibliography
Appendices
Selected Green Buildings
Alternative Construction Types
The State of Our Health in Buildings
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