This book starts with some basic scientific principles and isses of air quality, noise and the greenhouse effect and then moves on to site planning, energy use, materials and building form. Natural ventilation systems, high efficiency mechanical equipment and alternative sources of energy are covered. The book concludes with a selection of detailed case studies of award winning projects - including the BRE Environment Office Building, winner of numerous architectural and engineering awards.
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"...the book serves as an excellent design primer and guide to the environmental performance required of contemporary architecture and engineering." -- Building Services Journal
"It covers very technical issues, but in a way that makes them interesting, readable and understandable. It has been put together with an understanding of architecture and of how architects and engineers work...For practising architects and undergraduates alike, this book contains much useful and thoughtful guidance. Designers should be able to use it to improve the way they address environmental design." -- The Architect's Journal
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