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Sustainable construction processes : a resource text

Author: Steve Goodhew
Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2016.
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This book explores the concepts and practicalities that lead to sustainable construction. It breaks new ground by providing the reader with the underlying principles of how to build sustainably and  Read more...

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Goodhew, Steve.
Sustainable construction processes.
Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2016
(DLC) 2016003739
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Goodhew
ISBN: 9781119247944 1119247942 9781119247951 1119247950 9781119247937 1119247934 140518759X 9781405187596
OCLC Number: 940796431
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface viiiAbout the author ixAcknowledgments x1 Introduction to sustainable construction 11.1 Why a book focused on sustainable construction? 11.2 Why construct sustainably? 21.3 How can we define sustainability? 21.4 The environmental importance of design, construction, and care of buildings 191.5 Where next? 19References 192 Procurement and sustainability 222.1 Procurement and construction 222.2 Drivers for and concepts behind sustainable procurement 232.3 BREEAM 2011 and sustainable procurement 302.4 Organisational values, risk, and stakeholder goodwill 312.5 Contracts and sustainable construction 382.6 The RIBA plan of work 392.7 The sustainable procurement of materials and equipment 402.8 Summary 42References 423 Energy, water, refurbishment, and sustainable building design 453.1 Design-related sustainability 453.2 Sustainable design 463.3 Energy and design: Building fabric 483.4 Energy and design: Renewable energy and sustainable technologies 783.5 Water 963.6 Design for sustainable refurbishment 1023.7 Summary 105References 1064 Materials and sustainable building design 1104.1 Materials and design 1104.2 Responsible sourcing of materials 1114.3 Life cycle assessment 1124.4 Whole-life carbon (embodied energy and embodied carbon) 1144.5 Materials and recycle/reuse 1294.6 Sustainable construction materials 1324.7 Summary/what next? 140References 1405 Construction-related sustainability 1435.1 Sustainable construction 1435.2 Site operations and organisation 1455.3 Materials 1675.4 Summary 183References 1836 Assessment and performance evaluation of buildings and construction processes 1886.1 Building assessment 1886.2 Introduction and rationale for the assessment of current and future building performance 1886.3 Categories of sustainability and building assessment systems 1896.4 Building- and project-specific tools 2016.5 Post-occupancy assessments 2166.6 Commissioning and technical assessment 2236.7 Building simulation 2386.8 Summary 244References 2447 Behaviour, sustainable construction, and the performance gap 2497.1 People, sustainable construction, and buildings 2497.2 The building performance gap 2497.3 occupant behaviour: the performance gap 2517.4 Modelling using occupant behaviour 2577.5 Behaviour in the design process 2577.6 Behaviour and sourcing materials 2607.7 Sustainability and the business of construction 2617.8 Commissioning 2637.9 Facilities management 2647.10 Summary 266References 2668 The practicalities of building with sustainable technologies 2708.1 Building with sustainable technologies and innovations 2708.2 General operational issues 2758.3 Solar systems and technologies 2788.4 Wind generation 2878.5 Biomass 2908.6 Ground/water/air source heat pumps 2938.7 Micro CHP 2988.8 Control systems and smart home energy management 2998.9 Overheating and controlled ventilation systems 3008.10 Rainwater and greywater collection systems 3018.11 Summary 307References 3089 Future of sustainable construction 3139.1 Future directions and policies 3139.2 Future technologies 3219.3 Future energy 3249.4 Future materials 3279.5 Future construction practices 3299.6 Future norms and expectations 3319.7 Chapter summary 332References 333Index 336
Responsibility: Steve Goodhew.

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