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The “green building revolution’’ is happening right now. This book is its chronicle and its manifesto. Written by industry insider Jerry Yudelson, The Green Building Revolution introduces readers to the basics of green building and to the projects and people that are advancing this movement.
Reflecting the latest developments in the green building movement, and updated to include coverage of LEED 2009,Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery, Second Edition guides construction and design professionals through the process of developing commercial and institutional high-performance green buildings in today's marketplace.
Part One focuses on the foundations of sustainability, including the origins of sustainable design, the ecological structure of matter and the physical laws that govern it. Part Two provides a sustainable construction roadmap and the how concepts can be applied in the real world. It Addresses the LEED reg; prerequisites and credits and follows a commercial construction project through the certification process
The history of Western architecture can be viewed as a battle—namely, humanity vs. nature. But the green revolution has prompted new forms of building design that welcome in the natural world. This program surveys some of those advances and the architectural pioneers who create and implement them.
Eco-friendly building is catching on in the construction trade, and is projected to become the norm among home builders and contractors. Using easy-to-understand visuals and comments from industry experts, this program presents general construction guidelines for environmentally friendly residential building.
The fundamental difference between a green approach to building and remodeling and a conventional approach is the thinking that guides the project. This video explores the thought process at the core of green architectural design and construction as it takes viewers behind the scenes...