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Carbon management in the built environment / / Rohinton Emmanuel and Keith Baker
Carbon management in the built environment / / Rohinton Emmanuel and Keith Baker
Autore Emmanuel M. Rohinton <1962-, >
Pubbl/distr/stampa Abingdon, Oxon ; ; New York, N.Y. : , : Routledge, , 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (241 p.)
Disciplina 690.028/6
Altri autori (Persone) BakerKeith <1979->
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings
Sustainable construction
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-283-52076-1
9786613833211
0-203-80331-0
1-136-63291-3
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; SECTION A: Overview; 1 Historical background: from sustainable development to carbon management; 1.1 The built environment's role in the global carbon cycle; 1.2 History of policies and protocols for carbon management; 1.3 Equity implications of carbon management; References; 2 Overview of climate change; 2.1 Climate change science and the greenhouse gases (GHGs); 2.2 Global greenhouse gas emissions; 2.2.1 Contraction and Convergence; 2.3 Greenhouse gas sources
2.3.1 Peak oil2.4 Greenhouse gas sinks; 2.5 Adaptation and mitigation; 2.6 Vulnerability; Bibliography; 3 Sectoral approaches to carbon management; 3.1 Energy generation; 3.2 Transport; 3.3 Water and wastewater; 3.4 Waste management; 3.5 Information and communications technology; 3.6 Manufacturing and distribution; 3.7 Green spaces; 3.8 Human behaviour; Bibliography; SECTION B: Strategies for a low carbon built environment; 4 Energy generation for a low carbon built environment; 4.1 Micro and distributed generation; 4.1.1 Solar thermal; 4.1.2 Solar photovoltaics; 4.1.3 Micro wind
4.1.4 Ground source heat pumps4.1.5 Air source heat pumps; 4.1.6 Geothermal; 4.1.7 Micro and community CHP and biomass; 4.1.8 Anaerobic digestion; 4.1.9 Micro-hydro; 4.2 Centralised renewable generation; 4.2.1 Hydropower; 4.2.2 Wind farms; 4.2.3 Solar farms; 4.2.4 Wave and tidal power; 4.2.5 Biomass; 4.2.6 Nuclear; References; 5 Carbon management in the new build; 5.1 Defining the 'carbon problem'; 5.1.1 Principal emission drivers in the built environment; 5.2 Physics of buildings; 5.2.1 Climate; 5.2.2 Indices to quantify the climatic burden on buildings; 5.2.3 Thermal comfort
5.2.4 Key building processes and needs5.3 Passive/low energy design approaches; 5.3.1 Temperate climates; Case study: The Passivhaus approach; Case study: Zero carbon domestic buildings in temperate climates; Case study: The case of zero energy (i.e. energy exporting) buildings in the UK; 5.3.2 Warm, humid climates; Case study: Zero carbon non-domestic buildings in warm, humid climates: MAS Intimates Thurulie, Thulhiriya, Sri Lanka; 5.3.3 Hot, dry climates; 5.4 Problems needing urgent action; 5.4.1 Overheating; 5.4.2 Thermal comfort standards; 5.5 Drivers and barriers to LZC in the new build
References6 Carbon management in the existing stock; 6.1 Retrofitting buildings for low/zero carbon - climate-specific solutions; 6.1.1 Retrofit in temperate climates; 6.1.2 Retrofit in warm climates; 6.2 Retrofitting buildings for low/zero carbon - climate-independent solutions; 6.2.1 Green roofs; 6.2.2 Lighting and small appliances; 6.2.3 Smart meters; 6.2.4 CHP and renewable energy; 6.3 Barriers and opportunities to LZC in existing buildings; 6.3.1 Key drivers; 6.3.2 Key challenges; References; 7 Carbon management in cities; 7.1 Introduction
7.1.1 Data on global cities and their carbon emissions
Record Nr. UNINA-9910461819203321
Emmanuel M. Rohinton <1962-, >  
Abingdon, Oxon ; ; New York, N.Y. : , : Routledge, , 2012
Materiale a stampa
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Carbon management in the built environment / / Rohinton Emmanuel and Keith Baker
Carbon management in the built environment / / Rohinton Emmanuel and Keith Baker
Autore Emmanuel M. Rohinton <1962-, >
Pubbl/distr/stampa Abingdon, Oxon ; ; New York, N.Y. : , : Routledge, , 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (241 p.)
Disciplina 690.028/6
Altri autori (Persone) BakerKeith <1979->
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings
Sustainable construction
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-136-63290-5
1-283-52076-1
9786613833211
0-203-80331-0
1-136-63291-3
Classificazione TEC005000
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; SECTION A: Overview; 1 Historical background: from sustainable development to carbon management; 1.1 The built environment's role in the global carbon cycle; 1.2 History of policies and protocols for carbon management; 1.3 Equity implications of carbon management; References; 2 Overview of climate change; 2.1 Climate change science and the greenhouse gases (GHGs); 2.2 Global greenhouse gas emissions; 2.2.1 Contraction and Convergence; 2.3 Greenhouse gas sources
2.3.1 Peak oil2.4 Greenhouse gas sinks; 2.5 Adaptation and mitigation; 2.6 Vulnerability; Bibliography; 3 Sectoral approaches to carbon management; 3.1 Energy generation; 3.2 Transport; 3.3 Water and wastewater; 3.4 Waste management; 3.5 Information and communications technology; 3.6 Manufacturing and distribution; 3.7 Green spaces; 3.8 Human behaviour; Bibliography; SECTION B: Strategies for a low carbon built environment; 4 Energy generation for a low carbon built environment; 4.1 Micro and distributed generation; 4.1.1 Solar thermal; 4.1.2 Solar photovoltaics; 4.1.3 Micro wind
4.1.4 Ground source heat pumps4.1.5 Air source heat pumps; 4.1.6 Geothermal; 4.1.7 Micro and community CHP and biomass; 4.1.8 Anaerobic digestion; 4.1.9 Micro-hydro; 4.2 Centralised renewable generation; 4.2.1 Hydropower; 4.2.2 Wind farms; 4.2.3 Solar farms; 4.2.4 Wave and tidal power; 4.2.5 Biomass; 4.2.6 Nuclear; References; 5 Carbon management in the new build; 5.1 Defining the 'carbon problem'; 5.1.1 Principal emission drivers in the built environment; 5.2 Physics of buildings; 5.2.1 Climate; 5.2.2 Indices to quantify the climatic burden on buildings; 5.2.3 Thermal comfort
5.2.4 Key building processes and needs5.3 Passive/low energy design approaches; 5.3.1 Temperate climates; Case study: The Passivhaus approach; Case study: Zero carbon domestic buildings in temperate climates; Case study: The case of zero energy (i.e. energy exporting) buildings in the UK; 5.3.2 Warm, humid climates; Case study: Zero carbon non-domestic buildings in warm, humid climates: MAS Intimates Thurulie, Thulhiriya, Sri Lanka; 5.3.3 Hot, dry climates; 5.4 Problems needing urgent action; 5.4.1 Overheating; 5.4.2 Thermal comfort standards; 5.5 Drivers and barriers to LZC in the new build
References6 Carbon management in the existing stock; 6.1 Retrofitting buildings for low/zero carbon - climate-specific solutions; 6.1.1 Retrofit in temperate climates; 6.1.2 Retrofit in warm climates; 6.2 Retrofitting buildings for low/zero carbon - climate-independent solutions; 6.2.1 Green roofs; 6.2.2 Lighting and small appliances; 6.2.3 Smart meters; 6.2.4 CHP and renewable energy; 6.3 Barriers and opportunities to LZC in existing buildings; 6.3.1 Key drivers; 6.3.2 Key challenges; References; 7 Carbon management in cities; 7.1 Introduction
7.1.1 Data on global cities and their carbon emissions
Record Nr. UNINA-9910528113903321
Emmanuel M. Rohinton <1962-, >  
Abingdon, Oxon ; ; New York, N.Y. : , : Routledge, , 2012
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui