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A handbook for the sustainable use of timber in construction / / Jim Coulson
A handbook for the sustainable use of timber in construction / / Jim Coulson
Autore Coulson Jim (James C.)
Pubbl/distr/stampa Hoboken, New Jersey : , : Wiley, , [2021]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (419 pages)
Disciplina 690.0286
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-119-70113-9
1-119-70114-7
1-119-70112-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910555137603321
Coulson Jim (James C.)  
Hoboken, New Jersey : , : Wiley, , [2021]
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Handbook of green building design and construction [[electronic resource] ] : LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes / / Sam Kubba
Handbook of green building design and construction [[electronic resource] ] : LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes / / Sam Kubba
Autore Kubba Sam
Pubbl/distr/stampa Boston, : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (833 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings - Design and construction
Buildings
Sustainable construction
Sustainable construction - Standards
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-78402-337-X
1-280-77914-4
9786613689535
0-12-385129-7
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Machine generated contents note: Basic Principles Foundation Water Management Doors and Windows Foundation/Floor Wall/Floor Roof/Top of Wall Window Sections Walls: Plan Views Advanced Framing and Air Sealing Remodeling Flashing/Window Installations Porches and Balconies Mechanicals.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910452782303321
Kubba Sam  
Boston, : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2012
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Handbook of green building design and construction [[electronic resource] ] : LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes / / Sam Kubba
Handbook of green building design and construction [[electronic resource] ] : LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes / / Sam Kubba
Autore Kubba Sam
Pubbl/distr/stampa Boston, : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (833 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings - Design and construction
Buildings
Sustainable construction
Sustainable construction - Standards
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-78402-337-X
1-280-77914-4
9786613689535
0-12-385129-7
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Machine generated contents note: Basic Principles Foundation Water Management Doors and Windows Foundation/Floor Wall/Floor Roof/Top of Wall Window Sections Walls: Plan Views Advanced Framing and Air Sealing Remodeling Flashing/Window Installations Porches and Balconies Mechanicals.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910527057203321
Kubba Sam  
Boston, : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2012
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ICSDC 2011 [[electronic resource] ] : integrating sustainability practices in the construction industry : proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction, March 23-25, 2011, Kansas City, Missouri / / sponsored by Construction Institute (CI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers [and] University of Kansas ; edited by Wai Kiong Oswald Chong, Christopher Hermreck
ICSDC 2011 [[electronic resource] ] : integrating sustainability practices in the construction industry : proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Sustainable Design and Construction, March 23-25, 2011, Kansas City, Missouri / / sponsored by Construction Institute (CI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers [and] University of Kansas ; edited by Wai Kiong Oswald Chong, Christopher Hermreck
Pubbl/distr/stampa Reston, Va., : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (747 p.)
Disciplina 624.0684
Altri autori (Persone) ChongWai Kiong Oswald
HermreckChristopher
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Building
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-7844-7715-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Climate Change and Emissions and Modeling of Carbon and Energy Use""; ""Carbon Emissions Quantification and Verification Strategies for Large-Scale Construction Projects""; ""Carbon Emission Modeling for Green Building: A Comprehensive Study of Methodologies""; ""Establishing a Carbon Emissions Baseline for Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Buildings""; ""STEVE Tool: Bridging the Gap between Urban Climatology Research and Urban Planning Process""
""Simulation of the Impact of Climate Change on the Current Building's Residential Envelope Thermal Transfer Value (ETTV) Regulation in Singapore""""Methodology of Data Collection and Energy Analysis for a Large Scale Agency""; ""Case Studies and Verifications of Sustainability Implementation""; ""Energy Consumption of Housing: A Case Study of RE and SB Construction in Northern Colorado""; ""Survey of Colorado Housing Authorities Utilization of Green Building Technology""; ""Failure Investigation of Olympic-Sized Swimming Pool""
""Performance of Greenery Systems in Zero Energy Building of Singapore""""Influence of Water Bodies on Outdoor Air Temperature in Hot and Humid Climate""; ""Performance of Passive Design Features in Zero Energy Building of Singapore""; ""The Business Case for Using Compressed Natural Gas Fuel in Concrete Mixer Trucks""; ""Environmental Implications of Residential Greywater Use: A Case Study of Glade Reservoir in Northern Colorado""; ""Sustainable Policy and Corporate Sustainability""; ""Green Building Policy and School Performance""
""Attributes Influencing the Determination of Building Adaptation Potential for Public Housing in Singapore: Occupants Perspectives""""Review of Current Legislation, Codes, and Certifications Increasing the Sustainability Standards for Construction Operations""; ""Savings to Sustainability: A Proposed Project Finance Method to Deliver Sustainable Federal Buildings""; ""LEED Economic Assessment Program (LEAP)""; ""Sustainability Rating System for Construction Corporations: A Best Practice Review""; ""Social Sustainability and Education in Sustainability""
""Avoiding Greenwash by Design: Resolving Market and Socio-Environmental Ethical Conflicts""""Greening the Campus through Integrated Teaching and Research""; ""Sustainability Education in the United States: Analyses of the Curricula Used in Construction Programs""; ""Using the Workforce's Physiological Strain Monitoring to Enhance Social Sustainability of Construction""; ""Prevention through Design: An Important Aspect of Social Sustainability""; ""Assessing Integration and Project Performance in Student Teams in Teaching Sustainable Built Environment""
""Energy Sustainability Part I: Energy Efficiency""
Altri titoli varianti Integrating sustainability practices in the construction industry
Record Nr. UNINA-9910463999703321
Reston, Va., : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2012
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The importance of wood and timber in sustainable buildings / / Ali Sayigh, editor
The importance of wood and timber in sustainable buildings / / Ali Sayigh, editor
Pubbl/distr/stampa Cham, Switzerland : , : Springer, , [2022]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (326 pages)
Disciplina 690.0286
Collana Innovative renewable energy
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
ISBN 3-030-71700-3
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Intro -- Introduction -- Contents -- About the Authors -- Chapter 1: Bamboo: The Forgotten Versatile Materials -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Bamboo as Building Materials -- Advantages -- Disadvantages -- Bamboo Treatment and Preservation -- Potential of Usages -- 1.3 Bamboo in Vernacular Architecture -- The Bayan Beleq Mosque, Lombok, Indonesia -- Structure System -- Other Building Components of the Mosque -- 1.4 Bamboo Usage in Modern Buildings -- Bamboo Sports Hall, Panyaden International School, Thailand -- Structure Stability -- Bamboo Veil House, Vietnam -- Malaysia Bamboo Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- 1.5 Strategies for Bamboo Usage -- 1.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: The Role of Wood in Current Sustainable Building in Thailand as Architectural Ornaments -- 2.1 Introduction -- Background of the Topic -- 2.2 Objective -- 2.3 Scope -- 2.4 Methodology -- Sampling Design and Data Collection -- Measurements -- Results Discussion -- 2.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Wood Handicraft in the Traditional Architecture of Yemen: Current Dangers and Sustainability Issues -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Background -- Classifications of the Traditional Wood Uses -- Wood in General -- Traditional Woodworking -- Woodworking at the Present Time -- Yemen's Geographical Landforms and Climates -- Social Life in Yemen -- 3.3 Vernacular Architecture -- Urban Fabric of the Old City -- Compliance with Conventional Standards -- Environmental Factors -- Building Materials -- The Traditional Tower House -- Campaign for the Preservation of the Old Cities -- 3.4 Analysis of Traditional Wood Systems -- Roof Structure -- Intermediate Floors Structure -- Staircase Structure -- Traditional Bathrooms and Duct Space Structure -- Bridges Connecting Tower Houses -- Reinforcing Material -- Windows -- Doors/Gates -- Wooden Squared Encasings (Mosandaqat).
3.5 Threats and Challenges -- Threats of Losing Many Historical Sites and Buildings -- The War and the Destruction of Treasured Historical Sites -- Damages Caused by Heavy Rains -- Threats to the Wood Handicraft -- War Threats on the Economy and the Traditional Wood Handicraft -- Threats Caused by the Destruction of the Power Outages -- Threats Caused by the Imported Cheap Wood -- Threats Caused by the Ready-Made Products -- Threats Caused by Change of People's Taste and Availability of Ready-to-Use Templates -- 3.6 Can We Solve the Problem? -- General Proposed Framework for Sustainability -- 3.7 Epilogue -- Appendix A: UNESCO World Heritage Committee Report -- References -- Chapter 4: Timber as a Sustainable Building Material from Old to Contemporary Experiences: Review and Assessment of Global and Egypt's Examples -- 4.1 Introduction -- Acoustical Role of Timber -- Lessons and Features Learned from the Literature -- Why Timber Buildings Are Vital in Mitigating Climate Change Impacts? -- 4.2 Objectives -- 4.3 Methodology -- 4.4 Benefits of Wood as a Sustainable Material -- 4.5 Timber as New and Sustainable Material for Skyscrapers -- 4.6 Sustainable Contemporary Global Examples -- Sustainable Wood in the Alpine Shelter (Monte Rosa Hütte), Alps -- Usage of Wooden Materials/Challenges of Wood Usage -- Assessment of Sustainable Usage -- Mega Wood Waffles in the Metropol Parasol in Seville, Spain -- Usage of Wooden Materials -- Assessment of Sustainable Usage -- Recycled Wood in the Allele Aviles Mula Watteau Resort in Bali, Indonesia -- Usage of Wooden Materials -- Assessment of Sustainable Usage -- 4.7 Old Examples of Wooden Buildings in Egypt -- Khedivial Opera House in Cairo -- Usage of Wooden Materials -- Assessment of Usage -- Old Wooden Verandas and Timber Buildings in Port Said -- Usage of Wooden Materials -- Assessment of Usage.
4.8 Comparative Analysis of Examined Case Studies -- 4.9 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 5: Green Building Issues Using Wood and Timber in Buildings in the Arabian Gulf Countries -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Design for Climate -- 5.3 Timber and Wood Sustain and Comfort Internal Spaces of Buildings -- Increase Energy Efficient -- Application Benefits -- Sustainability -- 5.4 Wood Working -- Wood in Construction -- Market Forces -- Procurement Issues -- 5.5 Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 6: Wood Building in Portugal -- 6.1 Against Wood -- The Forest -- Climate -- Culture -- The Portuguese Architectural-Constructive Way -- Lack of Incentives and Initiative -- 6.2 In Favor of Wood -- Emergence of Sustainability -- Evolution of Construction Products -- European Codes -- New Architectural Visions -- Policies -- 6.3 Why Don't We Build in Wood? -- 6.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: Sustainable Wooden Construction of Traditional Houses in Moderate Humid Climate of North Iran -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 The Role of Wood Material in the Studied Geography -- 7.3 Traditional House Types -- Plain Area -- Foothill Area -- 7.4 Wooden Building Members -- Structure -- Wooden Foundations -- Wooden Skeleton -- Walls -- Roofs -- Ornaments -- 7.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: Multiple Scales Insight into Using Timber for a Sustainable and Future Approach to Buildings -- 8.1 Trees as a Sustainable Resource -- 8.2 Timber Properties as Construction Materials -- 8.3 Cultural Practices to Use of Timber for Building in Different Time Periods -- 8.4 Relevant Case Studies of Recently Raised Buildings -- 8.5 Future Approach to Sustainable Buildings -- References -- Chapter 9: Laminated Timber Buildings: An Overview of Environmental Impacts -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Forests and Deforestation.
9.3 Timber in Buildings, Benefits, and Limitations -- Carbon -- Mechanical Properties and Strength -- Thermal Resistance and Heat Capacity -- 9.4 Environmental Life Cycle Impacts -- 9.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: One Floor at a Time: Cross-Laminating a Sustainable Future for Mass Timber in North America -- 10.1 Introduction -- Rings of Time -- Patterns of Growth: Direction, Strength, and the Ways of Nature -- Ingredients in the Alphabet Soup for the Mass Timber Soul -- Organic Paths of Resistance: Structural Strength, Directionality, and Grain -- 10.2 Sustainability and Performance -- Introduction -- Production -- Construction and Operation -- Recycling and Demolition -- 10.3 Case Studies -- Introduction -- Sustainable Features: Timber as a Structural Element -- Case Study Conclusion -- Carbon Footprint Graphic -- Additional Information: Sustainability Features: Energy -- Sustainability Features: Water -- Sustainability Features: Heating And Air -- Introduction -- Prefabrication and Timber Construction -- Challenging Future Concerns -- Case Study Conclusion -- Carbon Footprint Graphic -- Introduction -- Types of Wood Used -- Environmental Sensitivity -- Case Study Conclusion -- Carbon Benefits Graphic -- Introduction -- Hybrid Timber Elements -- Comparative Benefits of CLT -- Case Study Conclusion -- Carbon Benefits Graphic -- 10.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11: Time and Nature for Responsive Wood Architecture. Two Projects of Schools' Buildings for Temporary and Adaptive Solutions -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 The Concept of Green School: Wood as Environmental Friendly Material -- The Wood Structure of Hexagonal Module as Cell of the Building Organism -- The Application of Wood as Eco-Logical Material for Resilience and Indoor Comfort -- Energy and Environmental Well-Being and Sustainability.
Safety and Attention to Seismic Risk -- The Positive LCA -- 11.3 The Concept of Temporary Wood Pavilion: Multifunctional Expansion of External School Space -- Technical and Functional Characteristics -- Modularity and Flexibility -- 11.4 Considerations and Results: Next Challenge and Future Trend -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Cham, Switzerland : , : Springer, , [2022]
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International journal of sustainable built environment
International journal of sustainable built environment
Pubbl/distr/stampa [Amsterdam], : Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of the Gulf Organisation for Research and Development, 2012-
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Environmental policy
Sustainable development
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic journals.
Periodicals.
Soggetto non controllato Civil Engineering
ISSN 2212-6104
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910384445703321
[Amsterdam], : Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of the Gulf Organisation for Research and Development, 2012-
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International journal of sustainable built environment
International journal of sustainable built environment
Pubbl/distr/stampa [Amsterdam], : Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of the Gulf Organisation for Research and Development, 2012-
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Environmental policy
Sustainable development
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic journals.
Periodicals.
Soggetto non controllato Civil Engineering
ISSN 2212-6104
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNISA-996210782203316
[Amsterdam], : Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. on behalf of the Gulf Organisation for Research and Development, 2012-
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Journal of sustainable construction materials and technologies
Journal of sustainable construction materials and technologies
Pubbl/distr/stampa Istanbul : , : Yildiz Technical University, , [2016]-
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Sustainable buildings - Materials
Green technology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic journals.
Periodicals.
ISSN 2458-973X
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910136884803321
Istanbul : , : Yildiz Technical University, , [2016]-
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Journal of sustainable construction materials and technologies
Journal of sustainable construction materials and technologies
Pubbl/distr/stampa Istanbul : , : Yildiz Technical University, , [2016]-
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Sustainable buildings - Materials
Green technology
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic journals.
Periodicals.
ISSN 2458-973X
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNISA-996321138903316
Istanbul : , : Yildiz Technical University, , [2016]-
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Journal of sustainable real estate
Journal of sustainable real estate
Pubbl/distr/stampa Clemson, SC, : American Real Estate Society, 2009-
Disciplina 720
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Sustainable development
Sustainable buildings
Real estate development
Soggetto genere / forma Periodicals.
Soggetto non controllato Civil Engineering
ISSN 1949-8284
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Periodico
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Altri titoli varianti Sustainable real estate
JOSRE
Record Nr. UNINA-9910397425203321
Clemson, SC, : American Real Estate Society, 2009-
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