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Fundamentals of Sustainable Dwellings

Author: Avi Friedman
Publisher: Washington Island Press 2015
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avi Friedman
ISBN: 9781597268080 1597268089
OCLC Number: 1032259962
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Description: Online-Ressource (271 Seiten)
Contents: ""About Island Press""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface ""; ""Acknowledgments ""; ""Chapter 1: Principles of Sustainable Dwellings""; ""Global and Local Trends ""; ""Principles of Sustainable Systems ""; ""Resources ""; ""Certifications of Sustainable Practices ""; ""Chapter 2: Siting a Home""; ""Site Selection ""; ""Zoning ""; ""Designing with Climate ""; ""Preserving and Restoring Flora and Fauna ""; ""Preserving Topography and Natural Drainage ""; ""Gulf Island Residence""; ""Chapter 3: Sustainable Residential Design Concepts"". ""Architectural Solutions for Sustainable Living """"Live-Work Dwellings ""; ""Aging in Place ""; ""Multigenerational Living ""; ""Small-Size Housing ""; ""Flexible and Growing Homes ""; ""The Next Home""; ""Chapter 4: Unit-Planning Principles""; ""Cost-Effective Comfort ""; ""Design Principles ""; ""Remington Court""; ""Chapter 5: Constructing a Home""; ""The Building Envelope""; ""Thermal Mass and Its Distribution ""; ""Efficient Framing and Construction Details ""; ""Prefabrication and Resource Efficiency ""; ""Annie Residence""; ""Chapter 6: Building Materials"". ""Life-Cycle Assessment Principles """"Cradle-to-Cradle Assessment of Common Building Materials ""; ""Palms""; ""Chapter 7: Energy-Efficient Windows""; ""Window Development ""; ""Daylighting ""; ""Shading ""; ""Controlling Air Movement ""; ""Controlling Heat Loss ""; ""Air Leakage Control ""; ""Condensation and Rain Penetration Control ""; ""Glazing-Unit Innovations ""; ""Window Installation ""; ""Prescott Passive House""; ""Chapter 8: Heating and Cooling Systems""; ""Principles of Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Systems ""; ""Heating Systems ""; ""Ground Cooling Systems "". ""Heat Transfer/Recovery Systems """"English Residence""; ""Chapter 9: Healthy Indoor Environments""; ""Building and Comfort ""; ""Indoor Air Quality ""; ""Materials and IAQ""; ""Thermal Comfort ""; ""Visual Comfort ""; ""Accoustic Quality ""; ""18th Avenue South""; ""Chapter 10: Water Efficiency""; ""A Need for Conservation ""; ""Components of a Water System ""; ""Strategies for Water Efficiency ""; ""Water-Saving Technologies ""; ""Additional Water-Saving Methods ""; ""Consumer Habits ""; ""Solar Umbrella""; ""Chapter 11: Green Roofs""; ""Classification of Green Roofs "". ""Advantages of Green Roofs """"Construction Principles and Components ""; ""Euclid Avenue House""; ""Chapter 12: Edible Landscaping and Xeriscaping""; ""Dwelling Landscapes and Consumption ""; ""Alternatives to Conventional Landscapes ""; ""Edible Landscapes ""; ""Xeriscaping ""; ""Ross Street House""; ""Chapter 13. Waste Management and Disposal""; ""Waste Generation ""; ""Postconsumer Waste Management Options ""; ""Diversion of Waste ""; ""Community-Based Social Marketing ""; ""Changing Behavior ""; ""Seatrain Residence""; ""Bibliography ""; ""Illustration Credits "".

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