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  • Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods

    2nd Edition

    By Ljubomir Jankovic

    In addition to the application of fundamental principles that lead to a structured method for zero carbon design of buildings, this considerably expanded second edition includes new advanced topics on multi-objective optimisation; reverse modelling; reduction of the simulation performance gap;…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

    By Emilio Jose Garcia, Brenda Vale

    In this timely book, Emilio Jose Garcia and Brenda Vale explore what sustainability and resilience might mean when applied to the built environment. Conceived as a primer for students and professionals, it defines what the terms sustainability and resilience mean and how they are related to each…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Sustainability of Concrete

    By Pierre-Claude Aïtcin, Sidney Mindess

    Production of Portland cement is responsible for about seven percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. The pressure to make the production of concrete more sustainable, or "greener", is considerable and increasing. This requires a wholesale shift in processes, materials and methods in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Designbuild Education

    Edited by Chad Kraus

    Designbuild Education adopts the intellectual framework of American Pragmatism, which is a theory of action, to investigate architects’ compelling urge to build and how that manifests in collegiate designbuild programs. Organized into four themes—people, poetics, process, and practice—the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture

    Air, Comfort and Climate

    By C. Alan Short

    The Recovery of Natural Environments in Architecture challenges the modern practice of sealing up and mechanically cooling public scaled buildings in whichever climate and environment they are located. This book unravels the extremely complex history of understanding and perception of air, bad air,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Material Resource Efficiency in Construction

    Supporting a circular economy (FB 85)

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs

    Paperback – 2017-01-01
    IHS BRE Press

  • A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By Douglas Harris

    This new edition of A Guide to Energy Management in Buildings begins by asking why we need to control energy use in buildings and proceeds to discuss how the energy consumption of a building can be assessed or estimated through an energy audit. It then details a range of interventions to reduce…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Building Materials, Health and Indoor Air Quality

    No Breathing Space?

    By Tom Woolley

    The impact of building materials and construction methods on the health and wellbeing of occupants is often underestimated. This book is an essential guide to understanding and avoiding hazardous materials and poor air quality in buildings. The author covers a range of issues beginning with an…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • Ventilation and Airflow in Buildings

    Methods for Diagnosis and Evaluation

    By Claude-Alain Roulet

    Energy efficiency in buildings requires, among other things, that ventilation be appropriately dimensioned: too much ventilation wastes energy, and insufficient ventilation leads to poor indoor air quality and low comfort. Studies have shown that ventilation systems seldom function according to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge
    BEST (Buildings Energy and Solar Technology)

  • Adaptable Architecture

    Theory and practice

    By Robert Schmidt III, Simon Austin

    Adaptable Architecture provides thought-provoking and inquisitive insights into how we can prolong the useful life of buildings by designing them to be more adaptable, and hence create a more sustainable built environment. The book provides a theoretical foundation counterpointed by the experiences…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel A. Barber

    How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

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