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Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy

Author: Peter F Smith
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is now a practically universal consensus that our climate is changing rapidly, and as a direct result of human activities. This guide explores how to make buildings that are ready for climate change. It focuses on how we can adapt to the inevitabilities of a changing climate such as increased flooding and drought."--Cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Smith
ISBN: 9781844077359 1844077357
OCLC Number: 320189753
Description: xvi, 184 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Prepare for four degrees --
2. Probable future impacts of climate change --
3. The UN carbon trading mechanism --
4. Setting the pace towards climate-proof housing --
5. Future-proof housing --
6. Building-integrated solar electricity --
7. Sun, earth, wind and water --
8. Eco-towns : opportunity or oxymoron? --
9. The housing inheritance --
10. On-domestic buildings --
11. Community buildings --
12. Conventional energy --
13. Coal : black gold or black hole? --
14. Filling the gap; utility-scale renewables --
15. The age beyond oil --
16. The thread of hope.
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