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Green Development Integrating Ecology and Real Estate

ISBN-10: 0471188786

ISBN-13: 9780471188780

Edition: 1998

Authors: Rocky Mountain Institute Staff, William D. Browning, Maureen Cureton, L. Hunter Lovins, Lisa McManigal

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'Green building', the trend toward more environmentally responsible construction, has become popular among architects, but is less well understood by developers and owners. This book aims to demonstrate the advantages of 'green development'.
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/23/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 552
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE (RMI) has been helping corporations use resource efficiency to boost profits and competitiveness since 1982. Through its Green Development Services, RMI assists real estate professionals in integrating energy-efficient and environmentally responsive design into projects in the private and public sector.

Named aTimemagazine 2000 Hero of the Planet and called byNewsweek“the green business icon,”L. HUNTER LOVINSis president and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, whose clients include Bank of America, Walmart, PG&E, the U.S. Pentagon, the city and county of Los Angeles, and Boulder, Colorado, to name just a few.BOYD COHEN, founder of CO2IMPACT, is a former professor of sustainable entrepreneurship in Spain, Costa Rica, and Canada.

A New View of Real Estate
Starting Out Right: The Approach of Green Development
Land-Use: Considering the Big Picture
Market Research
Site Planning and Design
Building Design
Approvals
Financing
Construction
Marketing
Sustaining the Green Development
What's Ahead for Green Development
Appendices
Bibliography
Glossary
Indexes