Sustainability, Energy and Architecture: Case Studies in Realizing Green Buildings

Sustainability, Energy and Architecture: Case Studies in Realizing Green Buildings


This particular quantity bargains insights from well known specialists in strength effective construction from across the world, offering a multi-faceted assessment of the state of the art in power effective structure. It opens by way of defining what constitutes a sustainable development, suggesting bases for sorely wanted benchmarks, then explains an important ideas and instruments to be had to engineers and designers exploring eco-friendly construction applied sciences. It covers such pivotal matters as daylighting, LED lighting fixtures, integrating renewables equivalent to sun thermal and cooling, retrofitting, LEED and related certification efforts, passive homes, net-zero and close-zero buildings, water recycling, and masses extra. Highlighting most sensible practices for advertisement constructions and personal houses, in largely diverse climates and inside significantly varied socio-economic contexts, this illustrated reference will advisor architects and engineers in making sustainable offerings in development fabrics and methods.

  • Explains the simplest tools and fabrics to aid strength effective building
  • Features case experiences by means of specialists from a dozen nations, demonstrating how sustainable structure could be completed in various climates and economies
  • Covers either new buildings and retrofitting of current structures

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