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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
"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.


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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"This is a most attractively designed book profusely illustrated with case studies of a range of sustainable buildings, several by the Scottish and Norwegian branches of Gaia Architects. It is so Read more...

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