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Author Bergman, David
Title Sustainable Design : A Critical Guide for Architects and Interior, Lighting, and Environmental Designers
Imprint New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2012
©2012
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Descript 1 online resource (144 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Ecodesign: What and Why -- The Beginings of Green Design -- Cradle to Grave -- Cradle to Cradle -- The Triple Bottom Line -- Regenerative Design -- The Cost Issue -- Further Benefits -- Site Issues -- Sprawl and Development -- Size Matters -- Watershed -- Light Pollution -- Water Efficiency -- Landscaping -- Gray Water -- Water Efficiency -- Wastewater Treatment -- Energy Efficiency: Passive Techniques -- Thermal Mass -- Double-Envelope Construction -- Earth Berming -- Solar Orientation -- Surface-to-Volume Ratio -- Windows and Glazing -- Insulation -- Cool Roofs -- Radiant Barriers -- Ventilation and Circulation -- Passive House -- Energy Efficiency: Active Techniques -- Solar Thermal Collectors -- Photovoltaics -- Wind Energy -- Mechanical Systems -- Hot-Water Efficiency -- Efficient Lighting -- Color Temperature -- Fluorescents, CFLs, and Mercury -- Light Emitting Diodes -- Lighting Controls -- Daylighting -- Energy Modeling -- Indoor Environmental Quality -- Indoor Toxics -- Thermal Comfort -- Biophilia -- Air Filtration -- Materials -- Dematerialization -- Reclaimed Materials -- Recycled Materials -- Embodied Energy -- Renewable Materials -- Durability or Planned Obsolescence? -- Social Responsibility and Materials -- Labels and Ratings: Measuring Ecodesign -- Material and Product Labels -- Life Cycle Analysis -- Building Evaluation: LEED -- Buulding Evaluation: Other Certification Programs -- The Future of Sustainable Design -- Endnotes -- Glossary -- Resources -- Credits
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Link Print version: Bergman, David Sustainable Design : A Critical Guide for Architects and Interior, Lighting, and Environmental Designers New York : Princeton Architectural Press,c2012 9781568989419
Subject Sustainable design.;Sustainable architecture
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