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Sustainable buildings and infrastructure : paths to the future

Author: Annie R Pearce; Yong Han Ahn; HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd,
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students taking courses in construction management and the built environment, but it is also designed to be a useful reference  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Annie R Pearce; Yong Han Ahn; HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd,
ISBN: 9781315562643 1315562642
OCLC Number: 1015335628
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1 Drivers and definitions of sustainability in the built environment --
chapter 2 Evolution of sustainability: theory and applications --
chapter 3 Sustainability policies and programmes --
chapter 4 Green rating systems --
chapter 5 Project delivery and pre-design sustainability opportunities --
chapter 6 Sustainable design opportunities and best practices --
chapter 7 Sustainable construction opportunities and best practices --
chapter 8 Post-occupancy sustainability opportunities and best practices --
chapter 9 The business case for sustainability --
chapter 10 The future of sustainable buildings and infrastructure.
Responsibility: Annie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn and Hanmiglobal.

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"The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students taking courses in construction management and the built environment, but it is also designed to be a useful reference for practitioners involved in implementing sustainability in their projects or firms. Case studies, best practices and highlights of cutting edge research are included throughout, making the book both a core reference and a practical guide."--Provided by publisher.

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