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xvi, 264 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Preface. Introduction. Part 1: The Global Sustainability Problem 1. Solar Energy Use through Time 2. Uncontrolled Growth 3. The Ecological Footprint 4. Global Warming and Climate Change Part 2: Ecology and the Environment 5. Ecosystem Example: The Chesapeake Bay 6. Ecology and Architecture 7. Environmental Economics 8. Nature's Geometry Part 3: The Residential Scale 9. Building Example: Watershed House 10. LEED For Residential Building Points 11. The Energy Design Process 12. Bioclimatic Design 13. Solar Control and Shading 14. Passive Solar Heating 15. Passive Cooling 16. Embodied Energy and Thermal Mass 17. High Insulation Levels 18. Material Choices Part 4: The Commercial Scale 19. Building Example: The Chesapeake Bay Foundation Building 20. LEED For Commercial Buildings 21. Daylighting 22. Electric Lighting 23. Heating and Cooling 24. Indoor Air Quality 25. Green Roofs 26. Material Choices Part 5: The Urban Scale 27. Urban Example: San Francisco 28. LEED For Neighborhood Development 29. Urbanism 30. Transit Oriented Development Part 6: Energy Sources 31. Conventional Fuels: Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas 32. Alternative Energy Sources. Appendix A Sun Path Diagrams. Appendix B Energy Analysis Computer Programs. Bibliography. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415724951 20160618
Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design will help you understand the nature of the sustainability problem and show you how to implement your design for a sustainable future. Organized in six parts, the problem, the environment, the residential scale, the commercial scale, the urban scale, and energy sources, the book presents essential information in context, so that you get the full picture. Hundreds of drawings, sketches, charts, and diagrams illustrate points author Carl Bovill makes in his clear and direct style, which communicates the basics in a concise way. You'll learn: -About environmental economics -How sustainable architectural design relates to ecology -How fractal geometry can lead to a new understanding of the structure of the world around us -How to design energy efficient houses and commercial buildings -How to design and live in our cities to lower energy use per person -About LEED points at all scales A glossary and reading lists encourage you to explore the topics further.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415724951 20160618
Engineering Library (Terman)
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28 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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1 online resource (26 pages).
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1 online resource ([43] slides) : col. ill., col. maps.
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iv, 65 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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1 online resource (42 p.) : col. ill.
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1 online resource (vii, 78 pages) : illustrations.
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1 online resource : text file, PDF
  • Sustainability issues in 21st Century and introduction to sustainable ways for utilization of natural resources. Clean coal technologies. Downstream processing of heavier petroleum fractions. Hydrogen from natural gas. Liquid fuel from oil sands. Alcohol from lingo-cellulosic biomass. Biobutanol from biomass. Oil from algae. Bio-fertilizer and bio-pesticides. Production of life saving drugs from marine sources. Production of life saving drugs from Himalayan herbs. Energy production through microbial fuel cells. Solar energy production. Utilization of CO2 for fuels and chemicals. Hydrogen from water. Integrated water management. Water optimization in process industries. Energy optimization in process industries. Green building. Life Cycle Analysis as the sustainability assessment multi criteria decision tool for road transport Biofuels. Life cycle analysis of algal biofuel with special emphasis on residual biomass processing. Sustainable Production and Utilization Technologies of Biojet Fuel.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498761833 20171218
Increased research is going on to explore the new cleaner options for the utilization of natural resources. This book aims to provide the scientific knowhow and orientation in the area of the emerging technologies for utilization of natural resources for sustainable development to the readers. The book includes production of energy and lifesaving drugs using natural resources as well as reduction of wastage of resources like water and energy for sustainable development in both technological as well as modeling aspects.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498761833 20171218
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1 electronic text (xix, 522 p.) : ill., maps.
  • Global warming: climatic and atmospheric changes ; Energy systems ; Solar power system physics and technologies ; California solar initiative program ; Energy conservation ; Passive solar heating technologies ; Fuel cell technology ; Wind energy technologies ; Ocean energy technologies ; Hydroelectric and micro-hydro turbine power ; Geothermal energy ; Biofuel, biogas, and thermal depolymerization technologies ; Fission- and fusion-type nuclear power ; Air pollution abatement ; Carbon dioxide sequestration and carbon trading economics.
Design High-Performance Alternative Energy Systems for Buildings A comprehensive reference for architects and engineers, this GreenSource book provides practical design and installation guidelines for some of the most commercially viable alternative energy technologies. Construction materials, system deployment, typical installations, and environmental impact are covered. Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design includes information on LEED design, energy conservation, and solar power financing and return on investment. Power purchase agreements (PPAs) and national and international carbon cap and trade are also discussed. Valuable appendices contain detailed design data tables and certified equipment listings. Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design covers: Solar power system physics and technologies California solar initiative program Energy conservation Passive heating solar technologies Fuel cell technology Wind energy technologies Ocean energy technologies Hydroelectric and micro-hydro turbine power Geothermal energy Biofuel, biogas, and thermal depolymerization technologies Fission- and fusion-type nuclear power Air pollution abatement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780071621472 20160613

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