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Moving to sustainable buildings : paths to adopt green innovations in developed countries / / Umberto Berardi
Moving to sustainable buildings : paths to adopt green innovations in developed countries / / Umberto Berardi
Autore Berardi Umberto
Pubbl/distr/stampa London, England : , : Versita, Versita Limited, , 2013
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (190 ppages) : illustrations (some color)
Disciplina 720.47
Collana Versita Discipline: Arts, Music, Literature
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Sustainable development - Developed countries
Sustainable buildings - Developed countries - Design and construction
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Front matter -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgements / Foreword / Preface -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Definition of sustainable building -- Chapter 3 Sustainability Assessment of Buildings -- Chapter 4 Green Innovations in Sustainable Buildings -- Chapter 5 Managing Green Innovations in the Building sector -- Chapter 6 Construction Stakeholders and Green Innovations -- Chapter 7 Organising the Process of Sustainable Building -- Chapter 8 Policies for Sustainable Buildings -- Chapter 9 Conclusions -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- List of Abbreviations -- Index -- Author's Biography
Record Nr. UNINA-9910140172403321
Berardi Umberto  
London, England : , : Versita, Versita Limited, , 2013
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Optimal design and retrofit of energy efficient buildings, communities, and urban centers / / Moncef Krarti
Optimal design and retrofit of energy efficient buildings, communities, and urban centers / / Moncef Krarti
Autore Krarti Moncef
Pubbl/distr/stampa Kidlington, United Kingdom : , : Butterwoth-Heinemann, an imprint of Elsevier, , [2018]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged))
Disciplina 720.47
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings - Design and construction
Sustainable construction
ISBN 0-12-811894-6
0-12-849869-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910583058503321
Krarti Moncef  
Kidlington, United Kingdom : , : Butterwoth-Heinemann, an imprint of Elsevier, , [2018]
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Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Structures and Construction Materials : SCESCM 2020 / / Sheila Belayutham [and four others], editors
Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Structures and Construction Materials : SCESCM 2020 / / Sheila Belayutham [and four others], editors
Pubbl/distr/stampa Singapore : , : Springer, , [2022]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (1515 pages)
Disciplina 620
Collana Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering Ser.
Soggetto topico Civil engineering
Sustainable construction
ISBN 9789811679247
9789811679230
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910559398203321
Singapore : , : Springer, , [2022]
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Proceedings of the sustainable concrete materials and structures in construction 2020 : towards sustainable green concrete / / editors, Sharifah Salwa Mohd Zuki [and three others]
Proceedings of the sustainable concrete materials and structures in construction 2020 : towards sustainable green concrete / / editors, Sharifah Salwa Mohd Zuki [and three others]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Gateway East, Singapore : , : Springer, , [2021]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (273 pages)
Disciplina 620.136
Collana Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering Ser.
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Concrete construction
Concrete
ISBN 981-16-2187-X
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910484502103321
Gateway East, Singapore : , : Springer, , [2021]
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Recent advances in civil engineering : proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Construction Technologies and Advancements in Civil Engineering (ScTACE 2021) / / Pala Gireesh Kumar [and three others], editors
Recent advances in civil engineering : proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Construction Technologies and Advancements in Civil Engineering (ScTACE 2021) / / Pala Gireesh Kumar [and three others], editors
Pubbl/distr/stampa Singapore : , : Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., , [2022]
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (615 pages)
Disciplina 690.0286
Collana Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
ISBN 9789811901898
9789811901881
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Record Nr. UNINA-9910568294603321
Singapore : , : Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., , [2022]
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Solutions to climate change challenges in the built environment [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Colin A. Booth ... [et al.]
Solutions to climate change challenges in the built environment [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Colin A. Booth ... [et al.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chichester ; ; Ames, Iowa, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (370 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Altri autori (Persone) BoothColin (Colin A.)
Collana Innovation in the built environment
Soggetto topico Sustainable construction
Sustainable development
Urban ecology (Sociology)
Environmental protection
Climatic changes - Prevention
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-4443-5451-5
1-280-78266-8
9786613693051
1-4443-5450-7
1-4443-5453-1
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Machine generated contents note: List of ContributorsChapter 1 Introductory Insights to Climate Change ChallengesChapter 2 Climate Change: Nature and Emerging TrendsChapter 3 Regional ImplicationsChapter 4 Urbanization and Climate ChangeChapter 5 Global Political Initiatives and OvertonesChapter 6 Green Economics Dialogue and the Built EnvironmentChapter 7 Strategic Environmental Impact AssessmentChapter 8 Methods for Valuing Preferences for Environmental and Natural Resources: An OverviewChapter 9 Ecological value of Urban EnvironmentsChapter 10 The Pedological Value of Urban LandscapesChapter 11 Insights and Perceptions of Sustainable Design and ConstructionChapter 12 Progress in Eco-and Resilient-Construction Materials DevelopmentChapter 13 Energy Efficiency: Alternative Routes to MitigationChapter 14 The Benefits of Green Infrastructure in Towns and CitiesChapter 15 Particulate Induced Soiling on Historic Limestone Buildings: Insights and the Effects of Climate ChangeChapter 16 Sustainable TransportationChapter 17 Linkages of Waste Management Strategies and Climate Change IssuesChapter 18 Climate Change and the Geotechnical Stability of 'Engineered'Landfill SitesChapter 19 Water Resources Issues and Solutions for the Built Environment: too little versus too muchChapter 20 Organisational Culture and Climate Change Driven ConstructionChapter 21 Preparing for Extreme weather events: A Risk Assessment ApproachChapter 22 The Socio-environmental Vulnerability Assessment Approach to Mapping Vulnerability to ClimateChapter 23 Mitigation via RenewablesChapter 24 Complexities and Approaches to Managing the Adaptation of Climate Change by Coastal CommunitiesChapter 25 Lessons for the FutureIndex.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910130957803321
Chichester ; ; Ames, Iowa, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Sustainability guidelines for the structural engineer [[electronic resource] /] / sponsored by Sustainability Committee of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Dirk M. Kestner, Jennifer Goupil, Emily Lorenz
Sustainability guidelines for the structural engineer [[electronic resource] /] / sponsored by Sustainability Committee of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers ; edited by Dirk M. Kestner, Jennifer Goupil, Emily Lorenz
Pubbl/distr/stampa Reston, Va., : American Society of Civil Engineers, 2010
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (324 p.)
Disciplina 624
Altri autori (Persone) KestnerDirk M
GoupilJennifer
LorenzEmily
Soggetto topico Sustainable engineering
Environmental engineering
Sustainable construction
Structural engineering
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-7844-7612-8
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto ""Cover""; ""TABLE OF CONTENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""SECTION 1: Sustainable Design and Construction""; ""1.1 Design Integration and Synergies""; ""1.2 Metrics: Quantifying Green""; ""1.3 LEED Rating System""; ""1.4 Green Globes Rating System""; ""1.5 Project Delivery and Specification Writing""; ""SECTION 2: Sustainable Strategies""; ""2.1 Recycled Content""; ""2.2 Local Sourcing and Local Manufacturing""; ""2.3 Durability and Reduced Maintenance""; ""2.4 Design for Adaptability and Deconstruction""; ""2.5 Reuse of Buildings, Structural Components, and Non-Building Structures""
""2.6 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)""""2.7 Structural Materials and Toxicity""; ""SECTION 3: Building Materials""; ""3.1 Materials Introduction""; ""3.2 Concrete""; ""3.3 Masonry""; ""3.4 Steel""; ""3.5 Wood""; ""3.6 Natural Building Materials and Systems""; ""SECTION 4: Infrastructure""; ""SECTION 5: Case Studies""; ""5.1 Thin Shell Structures of Felix Candela""; ""5.2 San Francisco Federal Building""; ""5.3 Dalby Forest Visitors Center""; ""5.4 The Nomadic Museum""; ""5.5 Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park""; ""5.6 Ithaca College Business School""; ""5.7 The David Brower Center""
""5.8 Beddington Zero Energy Development""""5.9 Crafting Green Specifications""; ""5.10 The Savill Building""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
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Reston, Va., : American Society of Civil Engineers, 2010
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Sustainability of Concrete / / Pierre-Claude Aèitcin, Sidney Mindess
Sustainability of Concrete / / Pierre-Claude Aèitcin, Sidney Mindess
Autore Aèitcin Pierre-Claude
Edizione [First edition.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Boca Raton, FL : , : CRC Press, , 2011
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (329 p.)
Disciplina 666/.940286
Collana Modern concrete technology
Soggetto topico High strength concrete
Sustainable construction
Concrete - Environmental aspects
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-429-17848-4
1-62870-807-7
1-4822-6669-5
1-283-10211-0
9786613102119
1-135-15146-6
0-203-85663-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Sustainability of Concrete; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; 1. Sustainability; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Steps to sustainability; References; 2 Terminology and definitions; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Cement, cementitious material, binders, and fillers; 2.3 Binary, ternary, and quaternary cements (or binders); 2.4 Cementitious material content; 2.5 Specific surface area; 2.6 Alite and belite; 2.7 Hemihydrate; 2.8 Water-cement, water-cementitious materials, and water-binder ratios; 2.9 Saturated surface-dry state for an aggregate (SSD)
2.10 Water content, absorption, and moisture content of an aggregate2.11 Mixing water; 2.12 Specific gravity; 2.13 Superplasticizer dosage; References; 3.The water-cement and water-binder ratios; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Historical background; 3.3 The water-cement ratio: the personal progression of P.-C. Aïtcin; 3.4 The concrete industry and the w/c ratio; 3.5 Water-cement or water-binder ratio; 3.6 How to transform the w/b into MPa; 3.7 The sustainability of low w/b ratio concretes; 3.8 Conclusion; References; 4 Durability, sustainability, and profitability; 4.1 Introduction
4.2 Durability: the leitmotif of the construction industry during the twenty-first century4.3 Sustainability; 4.4 What about profitability?; 4.5 Conclusion; Acknowledgement; References; 5 Modern binders; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Production of Portland cements and binders; 5.3 Manufacturing modern binders from a sustainable development perspective; 5.4 Non-clinker binders; 5.5 Testing Portland cements and binders; 5.6 Introducing cementitious materials and fillers; 5.7 Concreting with blended cements; 5.8 Testing concrete containing cementitious materials; 5.9 Concluding remarks; References
6 Water6.1 Introduction; 6.2 The crucial roles of water; 6.3 Water and fresh concrete rheology; 6.4 Water and hydration; 6.5 Water and shrinkage; 6.6 Water and alkali/aggregate reaction; 6.7 Internal curing; 6.8 Use of special waters; References; 7 Superplasticizers; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Definitions; 7.3 Dispersion of cement particles; 7.4 Compatibility and robustness; 7.5 Utilization of superplasticizers; 7.6 Commercial superplasticizers; 7.7 Polysulfonates; 7.8 Polycarboxylates; 7.9 Practical use of superplasticizers; 7.10 Concluding remarks; References; 8 Natural aggregates
8.1 Introduction8.2 The SSD state: the reference state for aggregates; 8.3 Influence of the mechanical properties of the coarse aggregate on the corresponding concrete properties; 8.4 Partial substitution of a normal weight aggregate by a saturated lightweight aggregate; References; 9 Aggregates derived from industrial wastes; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Recycled concrete; 9.3 Other industrial wastes; 9.4 Other waste materials; References; 10 Entrained air; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Myths of entrained air; 10.3 Beneficial action on the workability of fresh concrete
10.4 Beneficial action against damage
Record Nr. UNINA-9910529689403321
Aèitcin Pierre-Claude  
Boca Raton, FL : , : CRC Press, , 2011
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Sustainability of Concrete / / Pierre-Claude Aèitcin, Sidney Mindess
Sustainability of Concrete / / Pierre-Claude Aèitcin, Sidney Mindess
Autore Aïtcin Pierre-Claude <1938->
Edizione [First edition.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Boca Raton, FL : , : CRC Press, , 2011
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (329 p.)
Disciplina 666/.940286
Collana Modern concrete technology
Soggetto topico High strength concrete
Sustainable construction
Concrete - Environmental aspects
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-429-17848-4
1-62870-807-7
1-4822-6669-5
1-283-10211-0
9786613102119
1-135-15146-6
0-203-85663-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Sustainability of Concrete; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; 1. Sustainability; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Steps to sustainability; References; 2 Terminology and definitions; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Cement, cementitious material, binders, and fillers; 2.3 Binary, ternary, and quaternary cements (or binders); 2.4 Cementitious material content; 2.5 Specific surface area; 2.6 Alite and belite; 2.7 Hemihydrate; 2.8 Water-cement, water-cementitious materials, and water-binder ratios; 2.9 Saturated surface-dry state for an aggregate (SSD)
2.10 Water content, absorption, and moisture content of an aggregate2.11 Mixing water; 2.12 Specific gravity; 2.13 Superplasticizer dosage; References; 3.The water-cement and water-binder ratios; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Historical background; 3.3 The water-cement ratio: the personal progression of P.-C. Aïtcin; 3.4 The concrete industry and the w/c ratio; 3.5 Water-cement or water-binder ratio; 3.6 How to transform the w/b into MPa; 3.7 The sustainability of low w/b ratio concretes; 3.8 Conclusion; References; 4 Durability, sustainability, and profitability; 4.1 Introduction
4.2 Durability: the leitmotif of the construction industry during the twenty-first century4.3 Sustainability; 4.4 What about profitability?; 4.5 Conclusion; Acknowledgement; References; 5 Modern binders; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Production of Portland cements and binders; 5.3 Manufacturing modern binders from a sustainable development perspective; 5.4 Non-clinker binders; 5.5 Testing Portland cements and binders; 5.6 Introducing cementitious materials and fillers; 5.7 Concreting with blended cements; 5.8 Testing concrete containing cementitious materials; 5.9 Concluding remarks; References
6 Water6.1 Introduction; 6.2 The crucial roles of water; 6.3 Water and fresh concrete rheology; 6.4 Water and hydration; 6.5 Water and shrinkage; 6.6 Water and alkali/aggregate reaction; 6.7 Internal curing; 6.8 Use of special waters; References; 7 Superplasticizers; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Definitions; 7.3 Dispersion of cement particles; 7.4 Compatibility and robustness; 7.5 Utilization of superplasticizers; 7.6 Commercial superplasticizers; 7.7 Polysulfonates; 7.8 Polycarboxylates; 7.9 Practical use of superplasticizers; 7.10 Concluding remarks; References; 8 Natural aggregates
8.1 Introduction8.2 The SSD state: the reference state for aggregates; 8.3 Influence of the mechanical properties of the coarse aggregate on the corresponding concrete properties; 8.4 Partial substitution of a normal weight aggregate by a saturated lightweight aggregate; References; 9 Aggregates derived from industrial wastes; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Recycled concrete; 9.3 Other industrial wastes; 9.4 Other waste materials; References; 10 Entrained air; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Myths of entrained air; 10.3 Beneficial action on the workability of fresh concrete
10.4 Beneficial action against damage
Record Nr. UNINA-9910459829703321
Aïtcin Pierre-Claude <1938->  
Boca Raton, FL : , : CRC Press, , 2011
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Sustainable building design : principles and practice / / edited by Miles Keeping, David Shiers
Sustainable building design : principles and practice / / edited by Miles Keeping, David Shiers
Autore Keeping Miles
Edizione [1st edition]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Hoboken, New Jersey : , : Wiley Blackwell, , 2018
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Disciplina 690.028/6
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings - Design and construction
Sustainable construction
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-119-06376-0
1-119-06378-7
1-119-06375-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Introduction -- Master planning -- Transport -- Energy -- The building envelope -- Environmental services -- Materials.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910270882903321
Keeping Miles  
Hoboken, New Jersey : , : Wiley Blackwell, , 2018
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