Green Architecture (GreenSource Books) https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0071625011.jpeg 1 9780071625012 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The Definitive Guide to Green Architecture Written by an architect specializing in green materials and methods, this GreensSource book presents all of the information you need to design efficient, environmentally friendly, economical, and sustainable buildings. Green Architecture surveys new developments, innovative techniques, and emerging technologies that support environmentally responsive architecture. Residential, commercial, and institutional high-performance buildings are discussed. This architectural resource includes details on green building rating systems, energy generation and retention, water and waste management, and green building materials. In-depth case studies highlight advanced green buildings; active and passive solar buildings; self-sufficient, off-the-grid modular and mobile systems; and solar-decathlon competition projects. Green Architecture covers: Definitions, operationalizations, and history of green architecture Green building rating systems, including LEED and BREEM Solar, geothermal, wind, hydro, fuel cell, and other green energy generation technologies Green insulation, HVAC, water, and waste management technologies Passive solar design methods Green materials, including biomaterials, biopolymers, bioplastics, and composites Thermo-, light-, and stimulus-responsive smart materials Nanomaterials More than 100 case studies
Green Architecture (GreenSource Books)

Green Architecture (GreenSource Books)

1st Edition
By Osman Attmann
ISBN10: 0071625011
ISBN13: 9780071625012
Copyright: 2010
09780071625012

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Chapter 1. Green Architecture: An Overview; Chapter 2. Definitions and Operationalizations of Green Architecture; Chapter 3. Brief History of Green Architecture; Chapter 4. Green Technologies: Energy Generation; Chapter 5. Green Technologies: Energy Retention; Chapter 6. Green Materials; Chapter 7. Smart Materials; Chapter 8. Case Studies; Bibliography Index