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Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure: Paths to the Future 2nd Edition

Subject ISBN Author Publisher Number of Pages Title Year Price
Civil Engineering 9781138672253 Annie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd CRC 602 Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure: Paths to the Future 2nd Edition 2018 £49.99
Author: Annie R. Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd
Description: The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students taking courses in construction management and the built environment, but it is also designed to be a useful reference for practitioners involved in implementing sustainability in their projects or firms. Case studies, best practices and highlights of cutting edge research are included throughout, making the book both a core reference and a practical guide.
Table of Content: 1. Drivers of Sustainability in the Built Environment 2. History of Sustainability in the Built Environment 3. Sustainability Policies and Programmes 4. Green Rating Systems 5. Project delivery and pre-design sustainability opportunities 6. Sustainable Design Opportunities and Best Practices 7. Sustainable Construction Opportunities and Best Practices 8. Post-Occupancy Sustainability Opportunities and Best Practices 9. The Business Case for Sustainability 10. Trends for the Future of Sustainable Design and Construction

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