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Building Green, New Edition: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs (Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative)
By Lark Books NC
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mpn: 9781600595349, ean: 9781600595349, isbn: 1600595340,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
The best-selling and highly regarded reference to sustainable construction gets an update! It’s refreshed with a completely revised introduction, a bright new cover, and extensive online resource tie-ins.  This groundbreaking book doesn’t just tell you about “green” house-building techniques: it actually shows you, with more than 1,200 step-by-step photographs that follow the actual erection of an alternative building from site selection to final-touch interior details. Readers will

Energy Efficient Buildings: Architecture, Engineering, and Environment
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393730920, isbn: 0393730921,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
An examination of how energy efficiency can be enhanced by integrating advances in architecture and engineering. Exploring the evolving relationship between architecture and engineering, this book examines the environmental function and performance of buildings in the twenty-first century. Critical studies of outstanding recent building projects around the world reveal the many innovative ways designers can integrate architecture and engineering to produce buildings that are both attractive and

2015 International Energy Conservation Code
By ICC (distributed by Cengage Learning)
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ean: 9781609834869, isbn: 1609834860,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
For the most current information on energy conservation code requirements, refer to the 2015 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. In the residential provisions, the inclusion of the Energy Rating Index Compliance Alternative as another compliance path adds more flexibility to the 2015 IECC. With this

Green Building Illustrated
By John Wiley Sons
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ean: 9781118562376, isbn: 1118562372,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
“Green Building Illustrated is a must-read forstudents and professionals in the building industry.  Thecombination of incredibly expressive illustrations and accessibletechnical writing make concepts of green building on paper asintuitive as they would be if you toured a space with experts insustainable building.” —Rick Fedrizzi,President, CEO, and Founding Chair of the U.S. Green BuildingCouncil “The authors of Green BuildingIllustrated deliver clear and intelligent text, augmented

Energy Efficiency Manual: for everyone who uses energy, pays for utilities, designs and builds, is interested in energy conservation and the environment
By Brand: Energy Inst Pr
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ean: 9780965792677, isbn: 0965792676,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
This is the primary reference, how-to guide, and sourcebook for energy conservation. It lets you improve efficiency and save money in all types of buildings and plants, ranging from individual houses to commercial buildings to large institutions and industrial plants. It is organized around 400 logically grouped energy conservation actions, presented in language that everyone understands. It's for everyone who uses energy, pays for utilities, manages property, operates energy systems, designs,

Energy Efficient Buildings with Solar and Geothermal Resources
By Wiley
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ean: 9781118352243, isbn: 1118352246,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
A modern and unique perspective on solar and geothermal technologies for heating and cooling buildings This book will have a broad appeal reaching practising engineers in the industry as well as students. With introductory sections for each technology described, material includes chapters on: geothermal energy use for the heating and cooling of buildings; a chapter on electrically driven heat pumps/chillers; material on night radiative cooling, photovoltaic thermal collectors, temperature

LEED Green Associate V4 Exam Complete Study Guide (Second Edition)
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ean: 9780994618016, isbn: 0994618018,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
*The ''Second Edition'' includes sample questions in the digital resources (see page 273 for online access).PASS THE LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE EXAM WITH FLYING COLORS!Having been widely adopted as the primary course material for bachelor's and master's degree classes in architecture and civil engineering in universities throughout the United States, the LEED Green Associate V4 Exam Complete Study Guide provides deep insight into the principles of green building, and it helps the reader learn, rather

Invisible Architecture, Atelier Ten: 25 Years of Atelier Ten
By Laurence King Publishing
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mpn: 300 illustrations, 200 in colour, ean: 9781780676869, isbn: 1780676867,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Atelier Ten is an international engineering practice based in London but with offices all over the world. Founded in 1990 they specialise in sustainable design and have worked on a number of major projects alongside such architects as Grimshaw, Michael Hopkins, Wilkinson Eyre and Robert Stern. Amongst their most famous projects are Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, Tour Carpe Diem in France, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Federation Square in Melbourne. This book gives a detailed

Green Home Building: Money-Saving Strategies for an Affordable, Healthy, High-Performance Home
By New Society Publishers
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ean: 9780865717794, isbn: 0865717796,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
According to conventional wisdom, building a green home is an expensive endeavor. The standard approach treats green as an add-on, tacking ''premium'' products, finishes, and equipment onto a traditional home design. As a result, many green home projects end up over budget or fail to achieve their environmental and performance goals.Green Home Building explodes the myth that green homes have to cost more. Using proven methods based on applied building science, the authors show how to: Lower

The Good House Book: A Common-Sense Guide to Alternative Homebuilding Solar * Straw Bale * Cob * Adobe * Earth Plaster * & More (A Natural Home Book)
By Brand: Lark Books
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ean: 9781579902810, isbn: 1579902812,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
From Lark Books and Natural Home magazine—which has a circulation of 200,000—comes an illustrated, unique guide to building an earth-friendly home.To create a dwelling that’s both ecologically sustainable and attractive, Natural Home magazine is the place to go. With this exquisitely illustrated guide, packed with 400 photos and illustrations, anyone can put environmentally friendly ideas into beautiful practice. Here’s an intelligent look at how a home is supposed to function and a

The Built Environment: A Creative Inquiry into Design & Planning
By Brand: Crisp/WKI
SKU: #1002906103
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sku: 1002906103, ean: 9781560521877, isbn: 1560521872,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Creating an efficient building requires a blend of knowledge, invention, and climate. This edition seeks to refine and improve our understanding of building heating-cooling costs and equipment.Used Book in Good Condition.

Living Homes: Stone Masonry, Log, and Strawbale Construction
By Brand: HOPS Press
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ean: 9781892784322, isbn: 1892784327,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
The house of your Dreams does not have to be expensive. The key is all in the planning. How much a house costs, how it looks, how comfortable it is, how energy-efficient it is - all these things occur on paper before you pick up even one tool. A little extra time in the planning process can save you tens of thousands of dollars in construction and maintenance. That is time well spent!Living Homes takes you through the planning process to design an energy and resource efficient home that won't

The Very Hungry City: Urban Energy Efficiency and the Economic Fate of Cities
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300198355, isbn: 0300198353,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
As global demand for energy grows and prices rise, a city's energy consumption becomes increasingly tied to its economic viability, warns the author of The Very Hungry City. Austin Troy, a seasoned expert in urban environmental management, explains for general readers how a city with a high ''urban energy metabolism''—that is, a city that needs large amounts of energy in order to function—will be at a competitive disadvantage in the future. He explores why cities have different energy

Rough Guide to Sustainability: A Design Primer
By RIBA Publishing
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9781859465073, isbn: 1859465072,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
This latest edition of Rough Guide to Sustainability remains a simple, no-nonsense reference source for all students and practitioners of sustainability in the built environment. It sets out the broad environmental, professional and governmental context underlying sustainability principles, and outlines the science, measures and design solutions that must be adopted to meet current definitions of responsible architecture. The fourth edition covers the latest developments in a rapidly expanding

The Homeowner's Handbook to Energy Efficiency: A Guide to Big and Small Improvements
By Brand: Saturn Resource Management
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ean: 9781880120187, isbn: 1880120186,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
In The Homeowner's Guide to Energy Efficiency, John Krigger helps homeowners set realistic personal goals for reducing their energy consumption. His methods for making homes more energy efficient will also improve comfort, safety, durability, and resale value. He guides readers through the process of assessing current energy usage and predicting the benefits and estimating the costs of remodeling options. With projects ranging from simple fixes to large-scale renovations, this book offers

Thermal and Moisture Protection Manual
By McGraw-Hill
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ean: 9780070051553, isbn: 0070051550,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Learn the principles and methods for designing and measuring the performance of moisture control in buildings. This expert guide covers the physical nature of rain, snow, ice, and vapor behavior...variations in climate...and their effects on the durability of building materials. Packed with the author's own drawings, the reference gives you the latest design, specification, construction and testing methods...explains heat flow and insulation, water penetration, and vapor

Site, Space and Structure
By Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
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ean: 9780442283193, isbn: 0442283199,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
Sm Quarto, , PP.192, Roger Martin Copy, Former Chairman And Founder Of The Landscape Architecture Department University Of Minnesota.

LEED Green Associate Exam Guide: Comprehensive Study Materials, Sample Questions, Mock Exam, Green Building LEED Certification, and Sustainability, 3rd Edition
By ArchiteG, Incorporated
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ean: 9780984374137, isbn: 0984374132,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
This is the old version. You should buy the new version, ''LEED GreenAssociate Exam Guide (LEED v4 GA) (ISBN-13: 9781612650180)'', at GreenExamEducation.comPass the LEED Green Associate Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming and Save Money! Starting on December 1, 2011, GBCI began to draw LEED Green Associate Examquestions from the second edition of Green Building and LEED Core ConceptsGuide. We have incorporated thislatest information in our book, and changed our book

Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture: Principles and Examples with Reference to Hot Arid Climates
By University Of Chicago Press
SKU: #1002380317
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sku: 1002380317, ean: 9780226239170, isbn: 0226239179,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
1986: by Hassan Fathy- The use of natural energy to provide comfort in heat and cold conditions..

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (Patterns of the Planet)
By imusti
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mpn: 25460479, ean: 9780099535478, isbn: 0099535475,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
'Reduce, reuse, recycle' urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart point out in this provocative, visionary book, this approach only perpetuates the one-way, 'cradle to grave' manufacturing model, dating to the Industrial Revolution, that creates such fantastic amounts of waste and pollution in the first place. Why not challenge the belief that human industry must damage the natural

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