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Green studio handbook : environmental strategies for schematic design

Author: Alison G Kwok; Walter T Grondzik
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Architectural Press/Elsevier, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Learn how to integrate green strategies into your building design This practical handbook provides rill essential introduction to green design strategies helping you to understand how to save energy, water, and material resources.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison G Kwok; Walter T Grondzik
ISBN: 0080890520 9780080890524
OCLC Number: 664428163
Description: x, 424 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Envelope --
Site Analysis --
Insulation Materials --
Strawbale Construction --
Structural Insulated Panels --
Glazing --
Double Envelopes --
Green Roofs --
Lighting --
Daylight Factor --
Daylight Zoning --
Toplighting --
Sidelighting --
Light Shelves --
Internal Reflectances --
Shading Devices --
Electric Lighting --
Heating --
Direct Gain --
Indirect Gain --
Isolated Gain --
Active Solar Thermal Energy Systems --
Ground Source Heat Pumps --
Cooling --
Cross Ventilation --
Stack Ventilation --
Evaporative Cool Towers --
Night Ventilation of Thermal Mass --
Earth Cooling Tubes --
Earth Sheltering --
Absorption Chillers --
Energy Production --
Plug Loads --
Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers --
Energy Recovery Systems. Photovoltaics --
Wind Turbines --
Microhydro Turbines --
Hydrogen Fuel Cells --
Combined Heat and Power Systems --
Water and Waste --
Composting Toilets --
Water Reuse/Recycling --
Living Machines --
Water Catchment Systems --
Pervious Surfaces --
Bioswales --
Retention Ponds --
A Roadmap to Strategies and Case Studies --
Bad Aibling Spa --
Cambridge Public Library Main Branch --
John Hope Gateway at RBGE --
Kenyon House --
Offices for the KfW Banking Group, Frankfurt --
Manitoba Hydro Place --
Marin Country Day School, Learning Resource Center --
One Brighton --
Passive House U.S. --
Yodakandiya Community Complex --
1. Estimating Design Heat Loss and Design Cooling Load --
2. Psychrometric Charts --
3. Glossary of Buildings --
4. Case Study Buildings (From 1st Edition) --
5. Going Green ... and Going Greener --
6. Glossary of Terms.
Responsibility: Alison G. Kwok and Walter T. Grondzik.

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