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How to design and build a green office building : a complete guide to making your new or existing building environmentally healthy

Author: Jackie Bondanza
Publisher: Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Whether you are building a brand-new building, remodeling an existing one, or just looking to make small changes that will have a big impact, in this book you will learn how to protect the building occupants' health, improve employee productivity, use resources more efficiently, reduce yor impact on the environment, select a site for a new building, protect and maintain the current landscape, use recycled content  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Bondanza
ISBN: 9781601382412 1601382413
OCLC Number: 227153098
Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What is green building --
Why build green? --
Planning and designing your green building project --
Building site and orientation --
Energy efficiency --
Water --
Green interiors and exteriors --
Green building certification --
Renovating or retrofitting an office building --
Fianancing your green project --
Making your green building work --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: author, Jackie Bondanza ; editor, Martha Maeda.
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Whether you are building a brand-new building, remodeling an existing one, or just looking to make small changes that will have a big impact, in this book you will learn how to protect the building occupants' health, improve employee productivity, use resources more efficiently, reduce yor impact on the environment, select a site for a new building, protect and maintain the current landscape, use recycled content and natural lighting, install high-efficiency lighting systems, select heating and cooling systems and materials, and use dimensional planning and material efficiency strategies. You will also learn everything you need to know about water savings, energy efficiency, environmentally friendly building materials, indoor environmental quality, building shape and orientation, alternative energy sources, dual plumbing, green building guidelines, gray water systems, water-conserving fixtures, the costs and financial benefits of building green, foundations, floors, and roofing.

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Green Buildings

by Savase (WorldCat user published 2012-04-05) Very Good Permalink

The book gives broaden information about one of the most popular topic: How to Design and Build a Green Office Building. And also how to remodel the existing building to improve for greener and healthier. Energy conservation, Sun-Heating and Cooling relation, Energy efficiency, Recyclabeles, Conventional...
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