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Insulating Modernism
Insulating Modernism
By Birkhäuser
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mpn: 70 colour illustrations, 50 colour line, ean: 9783038215394, isbn: 3038215392,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
  No other concept has disturbed and disfigured our understanding of energy more than the seemingly innocent idea of isolation. Further, no other material practice in architecture has systemically reinforced this errant idea than insulation. In too many cases, architects and engineers treat buildings as increasingly ''efficient'' isolated systems without any regard for the larger energy hierarchies of a building. This is the exact opposite of how architects should engage energy.  This


LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Guide (LEED GA): Comprehensive Study Materials, Sample Questions, Green Building LEED Certification, and Sustainability (Green Associate Exam Guide Series) (Volume 1)
LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Guide (LEED GA): Comprehensive Study Materials, Sample Questions, Green Building LEED Certification, and Sustainability (Green Associate Exam Guide Series) (Volume 1)
By ArchiteG, Incorporated
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781612650180, isbn: 161265018X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Pass the LEED Green Associate Exam, Get YourBuilding LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming, and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 at the 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.GBCI has begun to draw LEED Green Associate Exam questions from the second edition of Green Building and LEED Core Concepts Guide since December


The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability--Designing for Abundance
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability--Designing for Abundance
By North Point Press
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ean: 9780865477483, isbn: 0865477485,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
From the authors of Cradle to Cradle, we learn what's next: The UpcycleThe Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, one of the most consequential ecological manifestoes of our time. Now, drawing on the green living lessons gained from 10 years of putting the Cradle to Cradle concept into practice with businesses, governments, and ordinary people, William McDonough and Michael Braungart envision the next step in the solution to our ecological crisis: We don't just use or


Prefabulous Small Houses
Prefabulous Small Houses
By Taunton Press
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ean: 9781631864049, isbn: 1631864041,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Prefab home construction has come into its own. Prefabricated homes used to be considered inferior to houses built on site, but not anymore. In Prefabulous Small Houses, best-selling author Sheri Koones presents 32 stunning prefabricated homes from around North America. 250 beautiful photographs and floorplans show the amazing breadth of styles available to today’s homeowners. Small is the new big. Everyone from Millennials looking to buy their first homes to Boomers trying to downsize have


The Energy-Smart House
The Energy-Smart House
By Fine Homebuilding (COR)
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mpn: 9781600854095, ean: 9781600854095, isbn: 1600854095,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
You can cut energy costs – really! Everyone is talking about saving energy, but now The Energy-Smart House actually shows you how to make it happen with the collective experience of the professionals at Fine Homebuilding. See the big picture like the pros do. It takes more than a Band-Aid approach to achieve true energy efficiency. And, here, you’ll get a complete overview from our experts, starting with how to do an audit through evaluating heating and cooling systems to choosing new


Energy-Efficient Building Systems: Green Strategies for Operation and Maintenance
Energy-Efficient Building Systems: Green Strategies for Operation and Maintenance
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780071482820, isbn: 0071482822,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Proven Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Energy Consumption Property and facility managers can turn to Energy-Efficient Building Systems as a one-stop guide to operating and maintaining commercial building systems at peak efficiency. Designed to help reduce energy costs and meet environmental standards, this state-of-the-art productivity tool contains fully illustrated, real-world examples of successful green building projects that have achieved significant, energy-saving results. From


Five Degrees of Conservation: A Graphic Analysis of Energy Alternatives for a Northern Climate
Five Degrees of Conservation: A Graphic Analysis of Energy Alternatives for a Northern Climate
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ean: 9780943352008, isbn: 0943352002,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
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The New Old House: Historic & Modern Architecture Combined
The New Old House: Historic & Modern Architecture Combined
By ABRAMS
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mpn: 25731650, ean: 9781419724046, isbn: 1419724045,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
The New Old House presents 18 private historic homes, from North America to Europe, and traces the ingenious ways architects have revitalized and refreshed them for a new generation.   Most of the renovations occurred in the last decade, but all of the homes have origins reaching back into the past, in some cases hundreds of years. Projects and firms featured include Greenwich House, Allan Greenberg; Longbranch, Jim Olson; Astley Castle, Witherford Watson Mann; Hunsett Mill, Acme; Cotswolds


Energy Simulation in Building Design
Energy Simulation in Building Design
By Routledge
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ean: 9780750650823, isbn: 0750650826,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Since the appearance of the first edition of 'Energy Simulation in Building Design', the use of computer-based appraisal tools to solve energy design problems within buildings has grown rapidly. A leading figure in this field, Professor Joseph Clarke has updated his book throughout to reflect these latest developments. The book now includes material on combined thermal/lighting and CFD simulation, advanced glazings, indoor air quality and photovoltaic components. This thorough revision means


Toward a Zero Energy Home: A Complete Guide to Energy Self-Sufficiency at Home
Toward a Zero Energy Home: A Complete Guide to Energy Self-Sufficiency at Home
By Taunton Press
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ean: 9781600851438, isbn: 1600851436,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
A Zero Energy Home (ZEH) – a home that produces as much energy as it consumes – is an idea whose time has come! Authors David Johnston and Scott Gibson (Green from the Ground Up) explore the design and construction of self-sufficient houses from start to finish. They make the case for a ZEH; cite climate and geographic challenges; describe exactly how to go about building an energy-efficient home; and feature ten houses that were built for zero energy living. With unequaled knowledge and a


Creating a Strategic Energy Reduction Plan
Creating a Strategic Energy Reduction Plan
By Fairmont Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, black & whi, ean: 9781482228847, isbn: 148222884X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This book outlines a simple and easy-to-follow process for auditing building operation to identify and reduce energy consumption. It explains the operational and cost-based opportunities, assessing the current conditions, analyzing the opportunities, and reporting the findings and documenting the plan. The book discusses the different building components and systems and how they affect energy efficiency and describes the operational energy efficiencies that can be gained by implementing no cost


High-Performance Building
High-Performance Building
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471775355, isbn: 0471775355,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
What really makes a high-performance, energy-efficient building? ''Sustainable design is about developing buildings and urban spaces that are tuned to their context. . . . Any building that carries claims to be recognized as 'great architecture' should also qualify as a high-performance building.'' -From High-Performance Building How do we judge the success of a sustainable building? We shouldn't just reward good intentions based on the building design, argues Vidar Lerum in High- Performance


Building Integrated Photovoltaics
Building Integrated Photovoltaics
By Brand: Birkhäuser Architecture
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mpn: 50 black & white illustrations, 100 colo, ean: 9783764399481, isbn: 3764399481,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Das Handbuch erklärt die Technologien, zeigt die verfügbaren Produkte und vermittelt anhand internationaler Projektbeispiele anschaulich deren Einsatz. Es liefert Architekten alles notwendige Know-how, um neue oder bestehende Gebäude mit Photovoltaikanlagen auszustatten - Planung und Ausführung verbindend.Used Book in Good Condition.


The Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society
The Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society
By Johns Hopkins University Press
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ean: 9781421410654, isbn: 1421410656,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Have we built our way to ruin? Is your desire for that beach house or cabin in the woods part of the environmental crisis? Do you really need a bigger home? Why don’t multiple generations still live under one roof? In The Housing Bomb, leading environmental researchers M. Nils Peterson, Tarla Rai Peterson, and Jianguo Liu sound the alarm, explaining how and why our growing addiction to houses has taken the humble American dream and twisted it into an environmental and societal nightmare.


Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone
Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone
By Island Press
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ean: 9781610917933, isbn: 1610917936,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
''I can't recommend John Cary's book, Design for Good, highly enough. His argument...is clear and revolutionary.'' —Melinda Gates “That’s what we do really: we do miracles,” said Anne-Marie Nyiranshimiyimana, who learned masonry in helping to build the Butaro Hospital, a project designed for and with the people of Rwanda using local materials. This, and other projects designed with dignity, show the power of good design. Almost nothing influences the quality of our lives more than the


2009 International Energy Conservation Code: Softcover Version (International Code Council Series)
2009 International Energy Conservation Code: Softcover Version (International Code Council Series)
By Brand: ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
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ean: 9781580017428, isbn: 1580017428,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
For the most current information on energy conservation code requirements, refer to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code. This highly beneficial resource fosters energy conservation through efficiency in envelope design, mechanical systems, lighting systems, and through the use of new materials and techniques. With this comprehensive and cutting-edge coverage, it is a critical component of any code library.Used Book in Good Condition.


Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies
Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies
By Wiley
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ean: 9780470945780, isbn: 9780470945780,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky.This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. With 432 printed pages and a 450-page electronic book, supplemented with Digital Extras, this package supplies the preliminary design tools and strategies for achieving Architecture 2030® carbon-neutral performance targets. Using


Residential Retrofit: Twenty Case Studies
Residential Retrofit: Twenty Case Studies
By RIBA Publishing
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9781859465011, isbn: 1859465013,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to changing lifestyles is the root of their sustainability. When buildings do not adapt they are disposed of, since it is only active use that confers value. It is only value that provides necessary


Design-Tech
Design-Tech
By Routledge
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ean: 9780750665575, isbn: 0750665572,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Taking a fresh, holistic approach to the topic of architectural technology, this indispensable book looks at the ‘why’ as well as the ‘how’ of building science, providing a comprehensive, clear and concise introduction to the subject. The demands faced by architects in their training and education are constantly changing. Written by two practicing architects who teach building technology and design, this text ensures that the reader is given the full picture of the discipline, as it


The Energy Design Handbook
By Brand: Aia Pr
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ean: 9781558350946, isbn: 1558350942,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Presents design concepts and methods architects and engineers can use to create climate responsive, energy-efficient architecture. Including reference material from the AIA Energy Practice Monograph Series and Continuing Education Program, the handbook brings together introductory explanations, guidelines, examples, and references of energy design strategies appropriate to particular climates and applications. Each chapter is written as a separate lesson module to facilitate self-study or



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