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Sustainable construction

Author: Sandy Halliday
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This groundbreaking book will help all building design, management and cost professionals to understand sustainable design and provide the technical skills needed to implement the most up-to-date concepts. Based on a hugely successful series of workshops for professionals in construction, the book covers the history of ideas, materials, measurement - both cost and benchmarking performance, environmental services,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandy Halliday
ISBN: 0750663944 9780750663946
OCLC Number: 126664653
Description: 395 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Sustainability drivers --
2. Policy and legislation --
3. Cost issues --
4. Appraisal tools and techniques --
5. Materials selection --
6. Low-impact construction --
7. Heating --
8. Electrical installations --
9. Lighting and daylighting --
10. Ventilation and cooling strategies --
11. Renewable technology --
12. Water and sewage management --
13. Construction processes --
14. Urban ecology.
Responsibility: Sandy Halliday.
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It has taken a very long time for sustainable development to be recognised as a justified restraint on inappropriate development. This book covers the history of ideas, materials, measurement - both  Read more...

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