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Smart Homes For Dummies
By John Wiley & Sons
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mpn: SHFD, ean: 9780470165676, isbn: 0470165677,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
Do you long to listen to your favorite CD from anywhere in yourhouse? To set up a wireless network so you can access the Internetin any room? To install an iron-clad security system? To fire upthe coffee pot while you’re still asleep and wake up withautomated lighting? Smart home technology can help you do justthat! Smart Homes For Dummies, Third Edition, shows you howeasy it can be to create and live in a cutting-edge, fullyconnected home—without breaking your bank account. With


2018 International Energy Conservation Code (International Code Council Series)
By ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
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ean: 9781609837495, isbn: 1609837495,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
The IECC addresses energy efficiency on several fronts including cost savings, reduced energy usage, conservation of natural resources and the impact of energy usage on the environment. Key changes include: Log homes designed in accordance with the standard ICC 400, Standards on the Design and Construction of Log Structures, are exempt from the building thermal envelope requirements of the IECC. The maximum allowable fenestration U-factors in Table R402.1.2 (for the prescriptive compliance


To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design
By Vintage
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ean: 9780679734161, isbn: 0679734163,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
How did a simple design error cause one of the great disasters of the 1980s - the collapse of the walkways at the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel? What made the graceful and innovative Tacoma Narrows Bridge twist apart in a mild wind in 1940? How did an oversized waterlily inspire the magnificent Crystal Palace, the crowning achievement of Victorian architecture and engineering? These are some of the failures and successes that Henry Petroski, author of the acclaimed ''The Pencil,'' examines in


ClimateDesign
By Brand: Birkhäuser Architecture
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ean: 9783764372446, isbn: 3764372443,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
How does the facade design of a building influence climate design? How can planners guarantee flexibility of usage, determine the technical strategy and select from available systems accordingly? This volume offers a comprehensive approach to energy efficient building design in addition to providing practical planning aids for a wide selection of building types.Used Book in Good Condition.


Low Tech, Light Tech, High Tech
By Birkhäuser Basel
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
This book looks at the challenges facing architects and urban planners in contemporary society. It analyzes current trends, future scenarios and solutions from the past, providing detailed information on what it means to build in a sustainable, ecologically sound way, whilst making full use of the technology which we now have at our fingertips. Previously available as a hardcover but now out of print, it is being reprinted as a special softcover edition..


Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource) (Mcgraw-hill's Greensource Series)
By Winkler Greg Winkler Greg
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ean: 9780071744539, isbn: 0071744533,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
An in-depth guide to greening industrial and commercial facilities This GreenSource book is a valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy by implementing sustainable production and business operations. Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification examines a wide range of sustainability factors and reveals how to control costs through focused attention on reduced energy consumption, enhanced equipment efficiency, consistent maintenance, and more-flexible


Insulate and Weatherize: For Energy Efficiency at Home (Taunton's Build Like a Pro)
By Taunton Press
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ean: 9781600854682, isbn: 1600854680,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
The appliances we use…the lights we turn on…these two items alone in our homes can account for upward of 40% of total energy dollars spent. For those who want to save money (and who doesn’t?) by becoming more energy efficient―and for those who want to go a step further and embrace the latest strategies in renewable and alternative energy systems―Insulate and Weatherize is about to lead the way. It's been 10 years since the first edition of Insulate and Weatherize was a smash


The Sociology of Energy, Buildings and the Environment: Constructing Knowledge, Designing Practice (Routledge Research Global Environmental Change Series, 5)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415182690, isbn: 0415182697,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Bringing the social sciences to the heart of environmental debate, this book demonstrates the relevance of sociological analysis for environmentally critical issues like energy consumption. Focusing on energy efficiency and the built environment, the authors take a critical look at the production and use of technical knowledge and energy-related expertise. Challenging the conventional assumptions of scientists and energy policy-makers, the book outlines a new role for social research and a new


WORKac: We'll Get There When We Cross That Bridge
By The Monacelli Press
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ean: 9781580934992, isbn: 1580934994,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
This book surveys the projects that define WORKac (WORK Architecture Company) as one of the most progressive and playful architecture firms in practice today.   WORKac: We’ll Get There When We Cross That Bridge traces fifteen years of collaboration between architects Amale Andraos and Dan Wood. Structured as a conversation between the two partners, the book alternates between explorations of seminal projects and discussions framing a series of issues that are key to their work. The book


Solar Power Your Home For Dummies
By For Dummies
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ean: 9780470175699, isbn: 0470175699,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Want to take advantage of solar power in your home? Whether you’re looking to save on your energy costs by adding a few solar components or you want to build a solar-powered house from the ground up, Solar Power For Dummies takes the mystery out of this energy source and shows you how to put it to work for you! This friendly, hands-on guide is packed with tips for making your home more energy-efficient though solar power—and helping the planet at the same time. You’ll see how to survey


Wetlands: Integrating Multidisciplinary Concepts
By Lepage Ben A
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mpn: biography, ean: 9789400705500, isbn: 9400705506,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
The science of wetlands and our understanding of these complex ecosystems have improved considerably.  The emergence of multidisciplinary strategies is providing new opportunities and innovative approaches to address issues such as climate change and coastal protection.  This book, with contributions from 19 specialists from academia, government, and industry, provides a trans-disciplinary approach to the understanding wetlands science, drawing together a wide range of expertise. Topics


Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture: Analytical Therapy for the Next Generation of Passive Sustainable Architecture
By Springer
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mpn: 12 black & white tables, biography, ean: 9781849965330, isbn: 1849965331,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture is a guide to innovative architectural design for architects, engineers and other specialists who are working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts. Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture has three parts: • Part I focuses on the relationship between architecture and human needs and the creation process, demonstrating the meaning of architectural value in architectural hypothesis. • Part II opens the way towards a new understanding of


Towards Nearly Zero Energy: Urban Settings in the Mediterranean Climate
By Annarita Ferrante
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ean: 9780081007358, isbn: 0081007353,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Towards Nearly Zero Energy: Urban Settings in the Mediterranean Climate discusses tactics that can be used to effectively reduce energy consumption towards zero energy. With energy usage in buildings accounting for over 40% of primary energy use and 24% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, this remains an unavoidable objective. The book looks at the life of the systems of energy production from renewable sources amidst the exceptionally challenging global economic crisis that the


LEED GA Practice Exams: Green Associate
By Brand: Professional Publications, Inc.
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ean: 9781591261797, isbn: 1591261791,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Realistic Practice for the LEED® Green Associate Exam LEED GA Practice Exams: Green Associate will prepare you for the Green Building Certification Institute's LEED Green Associate Exam. The practice exams simulate the actual exam in every aspect, from topics covered and number of questions, to the format and level of difficulty. Test your knowledge of the basic principles and concepts of green building needed to support green design, construction, and operations. The 200 multiple-choice


Applications of Energy Harvesting Technologies in Buildings
By Artech House
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ean: 9781608079810, isbn: 1608079813,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
This timely new resource explores the available energy sources within commercial and residential buildings and the available technologies for energy harvesting. Energy harvesting within built environments is presented using strong research and commercial examples. This book includes clear and concise case studies on solar cell powered sensor nodes for emotion monitoring systems in ambient assistive living environments and inductive/RF power transfers..


Musings of an Energy Nerd: Toward an Energy-Efficient Home
By Taunton Press
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ean: 9781631862564, isbn: 1631862561,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
In this fascinating collection of postings from his popular “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog, Green Building Advisor’s Martin Holladay cuts through the hype and myths about energy efficiency, sustainability, and green building to present the very best ways to make your home more energy efficient. Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog on Green Building Advisor since January 2009. Along the way, he has gathered a devoted following of


Back To a Future for Mankind: BioGeometry
By Brand: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781449963958, isbn: 1449963951,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
This first-ever published collection of writings by Dr. Ibrahim Karim reflects the holistic essence of his worldview. Dr Karim is the founder of the Science of BioGeometry in the early 1970s. BioGeometry is the science that uses shapes, colors, motion and sound to induce harmony into the subtle energy qualities of the environment. At the core of this harmony is a subtle energy quality found in the transcendental centers of the forming process of nature and is the main quality in sacred power


Insulation Handbook
By McGraw-Hill Professional
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ean: 9780071348720, isbn: 0071348727,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Plan, implement, and troubleshoot any type of insulation application Invaluable to anyone who wants an in-depth understanding of thermal insulation, Insulation Handbook, by Richard T. Bynum and Daniel L. Rubino, is a thorough guide to all the important methods, materials, and concepts associated with it, along with sound problem-solving advice. You’ll slash construction time and costs while maximizing energy efficiency with this “A-Z” overview of residential installation. The authors,


Lighting Retrofit and Relighting: A Guide to Energy Efficient Lighting
By Wiley
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ean: 9780470568415, isbn: 0470568410,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
The ultimate guide to the retrofitting of lighting for greaterefficiency and performance Retrofitting outdated energy-guzzling lighting components withgreen energy-saving alternatives is a process that promotessustainability and offers significant benefits for businesses,contractors, and the community at large. Not only can retrofittingimprove the overall quality and functionality of light, it also canmake spaces safer, easier and less costly to maintain, and morecomfortable to inhabit. From


Renewable Energy & Sustainable Design
By Delmar Cengage Learning
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ean: 9781111542702, isbn: 1111542708,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Featuring current information and a practical approach, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN combines common forms of renewable energy with green building practices, offering an exciting and engaging introduction to this field. Focusing on both the theory and practice of producing electrical energy from non-fossil fuel sources, this book evaluates different types of building materials and design options while assessing available forms of renewable energy--including solar, wind, hydro,



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