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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Water Efficiency in Buildings : Theory and Practice.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (330 pages)|
|Contents:||Water Efficiency in Buildings: Theory and Practice; Copyright; Contents; About the Editor; About the Contributors; Foreword by Jacob Tompkins, Managing Director of Waterwise; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Section 1 Policy; 1 Water Policy and Regulations: A UK Perspective; Introduction; Water policy and context; Policy for water users; Methodology; Interview findings; Discussion; Further recommendations; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; References; 2 Water Policy in Water-Stressed Regions: The Case Study of Iran; Introduction; Iran: water resources and use. Water resource planning and implementationPolicy opportunities and constraints; Recommendations; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Further reading; References; 3 Water Policy for Buildings: A Portuguese Perspective; Introduction; Policy context and evolution; Water efficiency in buildings; Opportunities and constraints; Conclusions and recommendations; Further reading; References; Section 2 People; 4 Understanding Consumer Response to Water Efficiency Strategies; Introduction; Explorations in socio-demographic and contextual factors; Broadening the understanding of consumer responses. Recognising the attitude-behaviour gapConclusion and recommendations; Further reading; References; 5 Distributed Demand and the Sociology of Water Efficiency; Introduction; Developing an idea of 'distributed demand' and a practice perspective on water efficiency; Beyond behaviour and technology: a practice perspective on 'efficiency'; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Further reading; References; 6 Co-creating Water Efficiency with Water Customers; Introduction; Information technology for co-creation; A co-creation toolkit for personalised value and knowledge for water efficiency; Discussion. ConclusionFurther reading; References; Section 3 Building Design and Planning; 7 Assessment Methodologies for Water Efficiency in Buildings; Introduction; Building environmental assessment and rating methods; Discussion; Conclusion; Further reading; References; 8 Intelligent Metering for Urban Water Planning and Management; Introduction; Role of intelligent water metering and big data; Intelligent metering applications and benefits; Conclusion and recommendations; Further reading; References; 9 Integrated Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems; Introduction; Sustainable drainage systems. Types of SuDsCase studies: integrated SuDs; Conclusion; Further reading; References; Section 4 Alternative Water Technologies; 10 Greywater Recycling in Buildings; Introduction; Greywater quantity and quality; Greywater policy and guidelines; Greywater technology; Project examples; Benefits and constraints of greywater recycling; Conclusion and recommendations; Further reading; References; 11 Rainwater Recycling in Buildings; Introduction; Rainwater harvesting systems; Rainwater quality; Treatment technologies; Storage system sizing; Environmental benefits; User perception and acceptability.|