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Significant Changes to the International Residential Code 2018 Edition
By Cengage Learning
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ean: 9781337271332, isbn: 1337271330,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
This convenient, easy-to-use resource provides a comprehensive analysis of notable changes since the 2015 International Residential Code, including the origins, implications, and real-world applications of those changes. Covering updates to building, energy, mechanical, fuel gas, plumbing, and electrical provisions of the IRC, the text presents an analysis of affected code sections, highlighting modifications to the existing language with strikethroughs and underlines. Each update also features

101 Rules of Thumb for Low Energy Architecture
By imusti
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9781859464816, isbn: 1859464815,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
101 Rules of Thumb sets out the essential elements of low energy architecture in a fresh, intuitive way. In an area where ever-changing technology and complex legislation and can cloud the designer’s thought-processes, this book encourages the designer to think clearly and intuitively about the fundamentals of low energy buildings.  With reliable, simple rules of thumb that will provide new ideas and refresh the designer’s palette, each page focuses on a single piece of advice or

Sustainable Design: The Science of Sustainability and Green Engineering
By Wiley
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ean: 9780470130629, isbn: 0470130628,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
Scientific Principles to Guide Sustainable Design Decisions From thermodynamics to fluid dynamics to computational chemistry, this book sets forth the scientific principles underlying the need for sustainable design, explaining not just the ''hows'' of sustainable design and green engineering, but also the ''whys.'' Moreover, it provides readers with the scientific principles needed to guide their own sustainable design decisions. Throughout the book, the authors draw from their experience in

Thermal Insulation Building Guide
By Brand: Krieger Pub Co
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ean: 9780882759852, isbn: 088275985X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Book by Strother, Edin F., Turner, William C.Used Book in Good Condition.

Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe
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ean: 9781617690839, isbn: 161769083X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
The rising cost of fuel and the growing commit­ment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction. Showcasing the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient, green homes, Prefabulous World features sophisticated examples of eco-friendly home design in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Canada, the United States, England, Germany, South Africa, and beyond. With floor plans, multiple images of the exterior and

Design for Climate Change
By Brand: RIBA Publishing
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ean: 9781859464489, isbn: 1859464483,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Aimed at architects, contractors, engineers and specialists in the field, this book uses real-world evidence from a Technology Strategy Board-funded research project to develop a set of tools for architects and other building designers to meet a growing need to anticipate future climate change. Built on in his seminal future climate change report for the TSB, Bill Gething (with Katie Puckett) identifies three broad categories of climate change impacts on building design – comfort and energy

Electrical Design Guide for Commercial Buildings
By William H Clark
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mpn: 100 line illustrations, ean: 9780070119918, isbn: 0070119910,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
With this authoritative, easy-to-follow guide, you can design and specify electrical systems for virtually any commercial building easily, efficiently, and accurately. You'll be able to submit lower bids, foster greater client satisfaction, and encounter fewer problems during construction. Electrical Design Guide for Commercial Buildings shows you step by step how to organize, layout and circuit, and complete the design of electrical power and telephone/communications systems for commercial and

How to Design and Build a Green Office Building: A Complete Guide to Making Your New or Existing Building Environmentally Healthy
By Brand: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.
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ean: 9781601382412, isbn: 1601382413,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
The heating, cooling, and powering of offices accounts for 40 percent of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States and are responsible for more than 70 percent of the country’s total electricity usage. Office computers consume $1 billion of electricity annually. Moreover, recent surveys demonstrate that employees are fed up with their companies’ energy-wasting ways. How can you attract workers and reduce your costs at the same time? By going green; the tips in How to Design and Build a

Green Buildings Pay: Design, Productivity and Ecology
By Brand: Routledge
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ean: 9780415685351, isbn: 0415685354,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
This third edition of Green Buildings Pay presents new evidence and new arguments concerning the institutional and business case that can be made for green design. The green argument has moved a long way forward since the previous edition, and this fully updated book addresses the key issues faced by architect, engineer and client today. Green Buildings Pay: Design, Productivity and Ecology examines, through a range of detailed case studies, how different approaches to green design can produce

Design-Tech: Building Science for Architects
By imusti
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ean: 9780415817851, isbn: 0415817854,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric and imperial units to reflect the global reality of architectural practice. The authors also address digital fabrication, construction documentation, ultra-high-rise structures, and zoning codes. And

Air Conditioning Principles and Systems: An Energy Approach (4th Edition)
By Prentice Hall
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mpn: Illustrations, maps, ean: 9780130928726, isbn: 0130928720,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Using a minimum of mathematics, this book explores the fundamental concepts of air conditioning and their application to systems—explaining all concepts in a clear, practical manner, and focusing on problems and examples typically encountered on the job. This book contains the most recent and industry-wide accepted information on load calculations, design data, equipment information, and use of the Internet. Specific chapter topics cover the scope and uses of air conditioning; physical

LEED v4 BD&C EXAM GUIDE: A Must-Have for the LEED AP BD+C Exam: Study Materials, Sample Questions, Green Building Design and Construction, LEED ... (LEED Exam Guide Series) (Volume 4)
By ArchiteG, Incorporated
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781612650173, isbn: 1612650171,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Pass the LEED AP BD&C Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 in GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November, 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 content for all LEED exams in late Spring 2014. We have incorporated the new LEED v4 content in this book. Starting on December 1, 2011, GBCI began to draw LEED AP BD+C Exam questions from Green Building and LEED Core Concepts Guide. We have also incorporated

Revolution Sustainable: Transforming Our World
By Modhouse Publishing Company
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ean: 9780692985526, isbn: 0692985522,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Revolution Sustainable is an internal look at society and culture and how we develop a rational approach to living, land development and lifestyle that encourages sustainability and environmental conservation. It will help engage governments, companies and individuals to follow the sustainable revolution through the use of available and developing technologies that are capable of transforming societies, developing nations and worldwide commerce. The era of waste is over and the era of

Energy and Environment in Architecture: A Technical Design Guide
By Taylor & Francis
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ean: 9780419227700, isbn: 0419227709,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
A unique and revolutionary text which explains the principles behind the LT Method (2.1), a manual design tool developed in Cambridge by the BRE. The LT Method is a unique way of estimating the combined energy usage of lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation systems, to enable the designer to make comparisons between options at an early, strategic stage.In addition,Energy and Environment in Architecture the book deals with other environmental issues such as noise, thermal comfort and natural

LEED v4 BD&C Mock Exam: Questions, answers, and explanations: A must-have for the LEED AP BD+C Exam, green building LEED certification, and sustainability (LEED Exam Guide Series) (Volume 3)
By ArchiteG, Incorporated
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781612650210, isbn: 161265021X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Pass the LEED AP BD+C Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming, and Save Money!           The USGBC released LEED v4 in GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November, 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 content for all LEED exams in June 2014. We have incorporated the new LEED v4 content in this book.   LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends in development and is revolutionizing the

The Green Library Planner: What Every Librarian Needs to Know Before Starting to Build or Renovate
By Scarecrow Press
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ean: 9780810887367, isbn: 0810887363,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
Green buildings are better buildings. In fact, buildings use 36% of the energy in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, so green buildings that use less energy help to address the very real challenges of reliance on fossil fuel and climate change. More than only being environmentally responsible, green libraries are beautiful, cost-effective, high-performance buildings that enhance occupant health and comfort.The Green Library Planner is designed for members of

Data Mining and Machine Learning in Building Energy Analysis: Towards High Performance Computing (Computer Engineering)
By Wiley-ISTE
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781848214224, isbn: 1848214227,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Focusing on up-to-date artificial intelligence models to solve building energy problems, Artificial Intelligence for Building Energy Analysis reviews recently developed models for solving these issues, including detailed and simplified engineering methods, statistical methods, and artificial intelligence methods. The text also simulates energy consumption profiles for single and multiple buildings. Based on these datasets, Support Vector Machine (SVM) models are trained and tested to do the

Sustainable Landscaping: Principles and Practices
By Brand: CRC Press
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mpn: 53 black & white illustrations, 72 black, ean: 9781466593206, isbn: 1466593202,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
While landscaping has the potential to be part of the solution to certain environmental problems, the quest for beauty can also produce effects that are harmful to the environment. Sustainable Landscaping: Principles and Practices examines landscape practices that adversely affect the environment, which occur in the process of constructing, implementing, and managing residential and commercial landscapes. It explores ways to change these practices to have a more positive effect, describing the

Green Facilities Handbook: Simple and Profitable Strategies for Managers
By Fairmont Press
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mpn: 43192-223938, ean: 9781420084900, isbn: 1420084909,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Meeting a need in the marketplace for information on how to operate a sustainable facility and reduce carbon emissions, the Green Facilities Handbook clearly explains why green business is good business and delineates practical strategies to green your operations in energy and management. The book explores issues in the greening of a facility, including janitorial considerations, fuel choices for fleets, and recycling. Additional information is provided on carbon reduction terminology,

Passive Low Energy Cooling of Buildings
By Brand: Wiley
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ean: 9780471284734, isbn: 0471284734,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
A practical sourcebook for building designers, providing comprehensive discussion of the impact of basic architectural choices on cooling efficiency, including the layout and orientation of the structure, window size and shading, exterior color, and even the use of plantings around the site. All major varieties of passive cooling systems are presented, with extensive analysis of performance in different types of buildings and in different climates: ventilation; radiant cooling; evaporative

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