Towards Sustainable Building / Edition 1

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Overview

Audience: This book will be of interest to academics, researchers and practitioners amongst others in civil engineering, architecture, geography, public sector management and environmental services.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402000126
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 10/31/2001
  • Series: GeoJournal Library Series , #61
  • Edition description: 2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. I Policies 1
1 Planning is evolution 3
2 Integrating expert and common knowledge for sustainable housing management 11
3 Sustainable building policies: exploring the implementation gap 29
4 Eco-labelling for buildings 43
5 Bio-climatic technologies in Mediterranean Countries 59
6 Actions towards professionals and the general public to overcome the barriers to the development of bioclimatic technologies 77
Pt. II Tools 89
7 Environmental impact assessment methods in the Netherlands 91
8 Environmental impact of Dutch dwellings: Priorities for reduction and benefits of sustainable construction 109
9 Modelling environmental complexity for sustainable design practice 135
10 EPIQR-TOBUS: a new generation of refurbishment decision aid methods 161
11 Support measures for sustainable building 171
Pt. III Challenges 201
12 Research in construction engineering and technology: the international context 203
13 The life cycle of building 207
14 Sustainable construction: some economic challenges 227
15 On the way towards sustainable building 241
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