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A primer on sustainable building

Author: Dianna Lopez Barnett; William D Browning; Rocky Mountain Institute. Green Development Services.
Publisher: Snowmass, Colo. : The Institute, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written for architects, developers, general contractors, landscapers, and home owners, this book demonstrates how a holistic approach to design can result in a building even better than the sum of its parts. Topics include site and habitat restoration, transportation integration, edible landscapes, energy-efficient design, materials selection, indoor air quality, and cost implications, plus an extensive bibliography  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lopez Barnett, Dianna.
Primer on sustainable building.
Snowmass, Colo. : The Institute, ©1995
(OCoLC)604452369
Online version:
Lopez Barnett, Dianna.
Primer on sustainable building.
Snowmass, Colo. : The Institute, ©1995
(OCoLC)608837402
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianna Lopez Barnett; William D Browning; Rocky Mountain Institute. Green Development Services.
ISBN: 1881071057 9781881071051
OCLC Number: 32517756
Notes: "The staff of Green Development Services at Rocky Mountain Institute has written this Primer for architects and their clients, home builders, developers, contractors, landscape architects, owner-builders, and others in the construction industry"--Introd. p. 3.
Description: iv, 135 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Rocky Mountain Institute, Green Development Services ; Dianna Lopez Barnett with William D. Browning.

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Written for architects, developers, general contractors, landscapers, and home owners, this book demonstrates how a holistic approach to design can result in a building even better than the sum of its parts. Topics include site and habitat restoration, transportation integration, edible landscapes, energy-efficient design, materials selection, indoor air quality, and cost implications, plus an extensive bibliography and source lists.

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