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Delivering sustainable buildings [electronic resource] / Mike Malina.

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Author/Creator:
Malina, Mike.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Blackwell Pub., 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 online resource.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Sustainability in the wider context. Making the right choices - the sustainability dilemma ; Planning ahead - the role of planning authorities ; Legislative overview and meeting your legal obligations ; Paying for it - the finance question
  • Delivering sustainable buildings. Delivering an energy-efficient and sustainable building ; Managing energy and reducing its use ; Water - a forgotten issue ; Putting it together - the contractor's role ; Main plant and building services - HVAC systems ; Getting and keeping control - building energy management systems ; Commissioning and handover for energy efficiency ; Keeping it all going - the importance of maintenance to sustainability
  • The human element. The skills challenge ; Changing behaviours ; Putting my own house in order ; Sharing our technology and expertise with the developed and developing world
  • Conclusion - some big challenges ahead
  • Index.
Available in another form:
Print version: Malina, Mike. Delivering sustainable buildings. Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Blackwell Pub., 2013 9781405194174 (DLC) 2012027832 (OCoLC)807025882
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781118511022
1118511026
9781118511046
1118511042

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