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Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

By: Paul Appleby

224 pages, col photos, figs, tabs, maps

Earthscan

Hardback | Dec 2010 | #186737 | ISBN-13: 9781849711173
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About this book

The book provides a guide on how to deliver sustainable development and buildings cost effectively, meeting current and emerging UK and international statutory and planning requirements.

Using a series of international case histories and examples from the author's 10 years of providing sustainability advisory services the book sets out a clear and understandable strategy that deals with all aspects of sustainable design and construction and the implications for delivery, costs, saleability and long term operation. The extensive scope includes all aspects of environmental, social and economic sustainability, including strategies to reduce carbon emissions and the impact of climate change.


Contents

Part I: Background
Part II Sustainability and Masterplanning
Part III Sustainability and Building Design
Part IV Sustainable Construction

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Biography

Paul Appleby is a freelance consultant having recently retired from his role as Director of Building Sustainability at the URS Corporation Ltd.

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