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Sustainable Design Basics: a methodology for the schematic design of sustainable buildings

Sharon B. Jaffe, Rob Fleming, Mark Karlen, & Saglinda Roberts

This book is a student-friendly introduction to a holistic and integral view of sustainable design. Comprehensive in scope, this textbook presents basic technical information, sustainability strategies, and a practical, step-by-step approach for sustainable building projects. Clear and relatable chapters illustrate how to identify the factors that reduce energy use, solve specific sustainable design problems, develop holistic design solutions, and address the social and cultural aspects of sustainable design. Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, the text's easy-to-follow methodology leads readers through the fundamental sustainable design principles for the built environment.

This book is available at the Library; Call. No.: RES 745.4 Sus

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