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Audubon House: Building the Environmentally Responsible, Energy-Efficient Office

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John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | May 1994 | #33265 | ISBN: 0471024961
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About this book

National Audubon Society and Croxton Collaborative, Architects. Story of the construction of a new HQ for the Audubon Society in New York.


Contents

TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE.; The Built Environment: Counting the Costs.; Dimensions of Sustainable Design.; INSIDE AUDUBON HOUSE.; Lighting and Other Energy Efficiencies.; Heating, Cooling, and Energy at Audubon.; The Healthy Workplace: Ventilation and Materials.; Recycling at Audubon: Closing the Loop.; Conclusion: A Success in the Making.; Appendices.; Index.

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Biography

About the authors The NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY is a nonprofit membership organization working to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife. CROXTON COLLABORATIVE is a leading full--service architectural and interior design firm specializing in high--performance, environmentally informed design.

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