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Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology
     

Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology

by Woodrow W. W. Clark III
 

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The objective of Sustainable Communities Design Handbook is to ensure a better quality of life for everyone, both now and for generations to come. This means creating a better and safer environment internationally through the sustainable use of natural resources, encouraging sustainable development which supports a strong economy, and ensuring a high quality

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The objective of Sustainable Communities Design Handbook is to ensure a better quality of life for everyone, both now and for generations to come. This means creating a better and safer environment internationally through the sustainable use of natural resources, encouraging sustainable development which supports a strong economy, and ensuring a high quality environment that can be enjoyed by all.

Sustainable Development Partnerships brings together in one reference today's most cutting edge technologies and methods for creating sustainable communities. With this book, Environmental Engineers, Civil Engineers, Architects, Mechanical Engineers, and Energy Engineers find a common approach to building environmental friendly communities which are energy efficient. The five part treatment starts with a clear and rigorous exposition of sustainable development in practice, followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications.

  • Methods for the sustainable use of natural resources in built communities
  • Clearly explains the most cutting edge sustainable technologies
  • Provides a common approach to building sustainable communities
  • Coverage of sustainable practices from architecture to construction

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080963365
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/03/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
440
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Woodrow W. Clark, II, MA3 , PhD, is an internationally recognized scholar and expert in economics, renewable energy, sustainability, and sustainable communities. He was a contributing scientist to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC), which as an organization was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2007 along with Al Gore and his film “An Inconvenient Truth."

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