SUSTAINABILITY ENERGY AND ARCHITECTURE - SAYIGH AL

Author : Ali Sayigh

KSh 9855

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Author : Ali Sayigh

Publication: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc

Size: 229 x 152 (mm)

Weight: 1000g

Main Material: Hardback

Language: -

ISBN: 9780123972699

EAN/UPC/ISBN: 9780123972699

Published: 10-Oct-2013

ISBN No : 9780123972699

Publication : Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc

Main Material : Hardback

  • Classifications: Environmentally-friendly architecture & design,
  • Readership:Professional & Vocational
  • Format: Hardback 552 pages, <p>100 B&W line drawings & photos/ 50 color photos</p>; Illustrations, unspecified

This unique volume offers insights from renowned experts in energy efficient building from the world over, providing a multi-faceted overview of the state-of-the-art in energy efficient architecture. It opens by defining what constitutes a sustainable building, suggesting bases for sorely needed benchmarks, then explains the most important techniques and tools available to engineers and architects exploring green building technologies. It covers such pivotal issues as daylighting, LED lighting, integrating renewables such as solar thermal and cooling, retrofitting, LEED and similar certification efforts, passive houses, net-zero and close-zero structures, water recycling, and much more.

Highlighting best practices for commercial buildings and private homes, in widely varied climates and within vastly different socio-economic contexts, this illustrated reference will guide architects and engineers in making sustainable choices in building materials and methods.

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