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The Resource Sustainable communities design handbook : green engineering, architecture, and technology, [edited by] Woodrow W. Clark, II, (electronic book)

Sustainable communities design handbook : green engineering, architecture, and technology, [edited by] Woodrow W. Clark, II, (electronic book)

Label
Sustainable communities design handbook : green engineering, architecture, and technology
Title
Sustainable communities design handbook
Title remainder
green engineering, architecture, and technology
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Woodrow W. Clark, II
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The objective of this book 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
Cataloging source
OPELS
Dewey number
333.79
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GE170
LC item number
.S875 2010
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GE170
NAL item number
.S875 2010eb
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Clark, Woodrow W
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  • Environmental policy
  • Sustainable development
  • Green technology
  • Sustainable architcture
  • Sustainable engineering
Label
Sustainable communities design handbook : green engineering, architecture, and technology, [edited by] Woodrow W. Clark, II, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: The Tools for Sustainable Development -- Chapter 2: Global Warming and Climate Change: The Mechanisms for Community Cases Toward Solutions -- Part One: Architectural Design and Building in Communities -- Chapter 3: Public Policy: Leadership at the local, state, national and international levels -- Chapter 4: Government: The Case of Sustainable College Communities -- Chapter 5: Green Buildings: standards and codes that provide environmentally sound technologies and returns on investments -- Part Two: Agile Sustainable Infrastructure Systems -- Chapter 6: Smart Communities: the public and private sectors integration of infrastructures, technologies and buildings -- Chapter 7: Technologies, Engineering and Science -- Chapter 8: The Environment, Land Use, Natural Resources Today and the Future -- Part Three: Economic, Legal and Accounting Mechanisms -- Chapter 9: Economics and Accounting: Life Cycle Analysis, Externalities, Markets and ROI (return on investment) -- Chapter 10: Legal contracts and Power Purchase Agreements -- Chapter 11: Corporate Governance and Responsibility -- Model Sustainable Communities, Regions and Nation States -- Chapter 12: Global Cases of Sustainable Communities -- Chapter 13: Conclusions: the next generation, life styles and beyond -- APPENDIX A: Sustainable Development -- APPENDIX B: Greenhouse Gas Analysis -- APPENDIX C: Demand Side Management -- APPENDICE E: Case of Legal Mechanism: The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) -- APPENDIC F: References and Web Site Data Sources
Control code
SCIDI647765363
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 422 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080963365
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Sustainable communities design handbook : green engineering, architecture, and technology, [edited by] Woodrow W. Clark, II, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1: The Tools for Sustainable Development -- Chapter 2: Global Warming and Climate Change: The Mechanisms for Community Cases Toward Solutions -- Part One: Architectural Design and Building in Communities -- Chapter 3: Public Policy: Leadership at the local, state, national and international levels -- Chapter 4: Government: The Case of Sustainable College Communities -- Chapter 5: Green Buildings: standards and codes that provide environmentally sound technologies and returns on investments -- Part Two: Agile Sustainable Infrastructure Systems -- Chapter 6: Smart Communities: the public and private sectors integration of infrastructures, technologies and buildings -- Chapter 7: Technologies, Engineering and Science -- Chapter 8: The Environment, Land Use, Natural Resources Today and the Future -- Part Three: Economic, Legal and Accounting Mechanisms -- Chapter 9: Economics and Accounting: Life Cycle Analysis, Externalities, Markets and ROI (return on investment) -- Chapter 10: Legal contracts and Power Purchase Agreements -- Chapter 11: Corporate Governance and Responsibility -- Model Sustainable Communities, Regions and Nation States -- Chapter 12: Global Cases of Sustainable Communities -- Chapter 13: Conclusions: the next generation, life styles and beyond -- APPENDIX A: Sustainable Development -- APPENDIX B: Greenhouse Gas Analysis -- APPENDIX C: Demand Side Management -- APPENDICE E: Case of Legal Mechanism: The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) -- APPENDIC F: References and Web Site Data Sources
Control code
SCIDI647765363
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 422 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080963365
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Specific material designation
remote

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