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Integrated sustainable design of buildings /

by Appleby, Paul.
Published by : Earthscan, (London :) Physical details: xix, 415 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm. ISBN: 1849711178 Subject(s): Sustainable architecture. | Sustainable design. | Architectural design. Year: 2011
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Background: -- Introduction and scope -- Legislation and planning -- Assessment methodologies -- Environmental impact assessment -- Sustainability and masterplanning -- Sustainable communities -- Land use and density -- Massing and microclimate -- Social sustainability -- Economic sustainability -- Energy strategy and infrastructure -- Integrated sustainable transportation planning -- Sustainability and building design -- Sustainability strategy -- Operational energy and carbon -- Thermal comfort -- Design for natural ventilation -- Air quality, hygiene and ventilation -- Light and lighting -- Computer simulation of building environments -- Noise and vibration -- Water conservation -- Design to reduce vehicle impacts -- Waste management and recycling -- Materials specification -- Pollution -- Landscaping, ecology and flood risk -- Security and flexibility -- Sustainable construction -- Tendering process -- Sustainable procurement -- Construction waste management -- Considerate contracting and construction impacts -- Value engineering and management -- Commissioning and handover.

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