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Advanced building technologies for sustainability [[electronic resource] /] / Asif Syed
Advanced building technologies for sustainability [[electronic resource] /] / Asif Syed
Autore Syed Asif
Pubbl/distr/stampa Hoboken, N.J., : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., c2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (258 p.)
Disciplina 720.47
720/.47
Collana Sustainable Design
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings
Sustainable design
Building - Technological innovations
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-118-25980-7
1-280-67878-X
9786613655714
1-118-26019-8
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Advanced Building Technologies for Sustainability; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Sustainability and Energy; Quality of Life Benefits; Finite Fossil Fuel Resources; Greenhouse Gases; Profits and Savings from Energy Efficiency; Site-to-Source Effect; New LEED Version 2009; Per Capita Energy Consumption; Building Energy End-Use Splits, People Use Energy; Carbon Footprint; Embodied Energy Versus Operational Energy; Funding Opportunities; Chapter 2: Radiant Cooling; History; Introduction; Why Radiant Cooling?; Applications; Public Spaces, Radiant Cooling Floors
Floor ConstructionOffice Buildings, Radiant Ceiling Panels; Laboratories: Radiant Ceiling Panels; Residential; College Dormitories; Hospitals; Radiant Cooling and Historic Preservation; Chapter 3: Displacement Ventilation; History; Introduction; Conventional or Mixed-Air Systems; Difference Between Displacement and Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD); Applications; Large Public Spaces (Cafeterias, Dining Halls, Exhibit Spaces); Health-Care; Teaching Environment: Classroom; Performance Spaces and Theaters; Office Spaces; Chapter 4: Chilled Beams; Principle of Operation and Technology
Benefits of Chilled BeamsEnergy Savings; Comfort and Noise; Space Savings; Flexible System for High Churn; Low Maintenance; Types of Chilled Beams; Passive Chilled Beams; Active Chilled Beams; Multiservice Chilled Beams; Chilled Beam Applications; Commercial Offices; Chilled Beam Use with Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD) Applications; Hospital and Patient Rooms; Laboratory Applications; Chapter 5: Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD); Validation of UFAD Designs with CFD Analysis; Cost of UFAD Systems; Myths about UFAD Systems; Impact on Buildings; Floor-to-Floor Height
UFAD Impact on Building Core SpacesCritical Issues of UFAD Design; Chapter 6: Displacement Induction Units (DIU); Benefits of Displacement Induction Units; Low Energy Consumption; Thermal Comfort; Lower Noise Levels; Space Savings; Improved Indoor Environment; Lower Electrical Costs; Lower Maintenance; History of Induction Units; The Difference Between Induction Units and Displacement Induction Units; Applications; The Teaching Environment (Classrooms); Health Care: Patient Rooms (New Hospital); Health Care: Patient Rooms (Existing Hospital Renovations); Perimeter Buildings
Operable Windows in BuildingsChapter 7: High-Performance Envelope; Engaging and Nonengaging Envelopes; High-Performance Envelope Definition; Most Common Energy Codes: ANSI and ASHRAE 90.1; Climate Zones; Compliance with Energy Codes; Comcheck and Rescheck; Simulation by the Energy Cost Budget Method; Glazing Characteristics; U-Value: Heat Transmission Coefficient BTU/HR SQ.FT.F; Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC); Visible Light Transmittance (VLT); Light to Solar Gain Ratio (LSG); How to Exceed the Mandatory Code Performance; Operable Windows; External Shades and Overhangs
Solar-Responsive Blinds and Shades
Record Nr. UNINA-9910452040803321
Syed Asif  
Hoboken, N.J., : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., c2012
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Advanced building technologies for sustainability [[electronic resource] /] / Asif Syed
Advanced building technologies for sustainability [[electronic resource] /] / Asif Syed
Autore Syed Asif
Pubbl/distr/stampa Hoboken, N.J., : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., c2012
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (258 p.)
Disciplina 720.47
720/.47
Collana Sustainable Design
Soggetto topico Sustainable buildings
Sustainable design
Building - Technological innovations
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-118-25980-7
1-280-67878-X
9786613655714
1-118-26019-8
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Advanced Building Technologies for Sustainability; Acknowledgments; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Sustainability and Energy; Quality of Life Benefits; Finite Fossil Fuel Resources; Greenhouse Gases; Profits and Savings from Energy Efficiency; Site-to-Source Effect; New LEED Version 2009; Per Capita Energy Consumption; Building Energy End-Use Splits, People Use Energy; Carbon Footprint; Embodied Energy Versus Operational Energy; Funding Opportunities; Chapter 2: Radiant Cooling; History; Introduction; Why Radiant Cooling?; Applications; Public Spaces, Radiant Cooling Floors
Floor ConstructionOffice Buildings, Radiant Ceiling Panels; Laboratories: Radiant Ceiling Panels; Residential; College Dormitories; Hospitals; Radiant Cooling and Historic Preservation; Chapter 3: Displacement Ventilation; History; Introduction; Conventional or Mixed-Air Systems; Difference Between Displacement and Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD); Applications; Large Public Spaces (Cafeterias, Dining Halls, Exhibit Spaces); Health-Care; Teaching Environment: Classroom; Performance Spaces and Theaters; Office Spaces; Chapter 4: Chilled Beams; Principle of Operation and Technology
Benefits of Chilled BeamsEnergy Savings; Comfort and Noise; Space Savings; Flexible System for High Churn; Low Maintenance; Types of Chilled Beams; Passive Chilled Beams; Active Chilled Beams; Multiservice Chilled Beams; Chilled Beam Applications; Commercial Offices; Chilled Beam Use with Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD) Applications; Hospital and Patient Rooms; Laboratory Applications; Chapter 5: Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD); Validation of UFAD Designs with CFD Analysis; Cost of UFAD Systems; Myths about UFAD Systems; Impact on Buildings; Floor-to-Floor Height
UFAD Impact on Building Core SpacesCritical Issues of UFAD Design; Chapter 6: Displacement Induction Units (DIU); Benefits of Displacement Induction Units; Low Energy Consumption; Thermal Comfort; Lower Noise Levels; Space Savings; Improved Indoor Environment; Lower Electrical Costs; Lower Maintenance; History of Induction Units; The Difference Between Induction Units and Displacement Induction Units; Applications; The Teaching Environment (Classrooms); Health Care: Patient Rooms (New Hospital); Health Care: Patient Rooms (Existing Hospital Renovations); Perimeter Buildings
Operable Windows in BuildingsChapter 7: High-Performance Envelope; Engaging and Nonengaging Envelopes; High-Performance Envelope Definition; Most Common Energy Codes: ANSI and ASHRAE 90.1; Climate Zones; Compliance with Energy Codes; Comcheck and Rescheck; Simulation by the Energy Cost Budget Method; Glazing Characteristics; U-Value: Heat Transmission Coefficient BTU/HR SQ.FT.F; Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC); Visible Light Transmittance (VLT); Light to Solar Gain Ratio (LSG); How to Exceed the Mandatory Code Performance; Operable Windows; External Shades and Overhangs
Solar-Responsive Blinds and Shades
Record Nr. UNINA-9910544194903321
Syed Asif  
Hoboken, N.J., : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., c2012
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Architectural robotics : ecosystems of bits, bytes, and biology / / Keith Evan Green
Architectural robotics : ecosystems of bits, bytes, and biology / / Keith Evan Green
Autore Green Keith Evan
Pubbl/distr/stampa Cambridge, Massachusetts : , : The MIT Press, , 2016
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (279 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico Architecture and technology
Architecture - Human factors
Cooperating objects (Computer systems)
Robotics - Human factors
Buildings - Environmental engineering
Smart materials in architecture
Intelligent buildings
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-262-33422-4
0-262-33421-6
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue; 1 Scenes From a Marriage; 2 Of Metaphors, Stories, and Forms; Part 1 Reconfigurable; 3 Spaces of Many Functions; 4 In Awe of the New Workflow; 5 The Reconfigurable Environment; Part 2 Distributed; 6 Living Rooms; 7 The Art of Home+; 8 The Distributed Environment; Part 3 Transfigurable; 9 Portals to Elsewhere; 10 A Lit Room for the Persistence of Print; 11 The Transfigurable Environment; Epilogue; 12 Ecosystems of Biys, Bytes,and Biology; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910260595103321
Green Keith Evan  
Cambridge, Massachusetts : , : The MIT Press, , 2016
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Architectural theories of the environment : posthuman territory / / edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison
Architectural theories of the environment : posthuman territory / / edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison
Pubbl/distr/stampa New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (337 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico Architecture - Environmental aspects
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-203-08427-6
1-299-27901-5
1-136-19058-9
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto section 1. Posthuman subjects -- section 2. Posthuman assemblages -- section 3. Posthuman territory.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910465619303321
New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
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Architectural theories of the environment : posthuman territory / / edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison
Architectural theories of the environment : posthuman territory / / edited by Ariane Lourie Harrison
Pubbl/distr/stampa New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (337 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico Architecture - Environmental aspects
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-136-19057-0
0-203-08427-6
1-299-27901-5
1-136-19058-9
Classificazione ARC000000ARC001000ARC018000
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto section 1. Posthuman subjects -- section 2. Posthuman assemblages -- section 3. Posthuman territory.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910536589503321
New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
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Beyond environmental comfort / / edited by Boon Lay Ong
Beyond environmental comfort / / edited by Boon Lay Ong
Pubbl/distr/stampa New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (223 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico Architecture - Human factors
Human comfort
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 0-415-45369-0
1-136-30922-5
0-203-11833-2
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction: Environmental Comfort and Beyond; 2 Sensory Pleasure and Homeostasis; 3 Consciousness, Well-being and the Senses; 4 Cultural Responses to Primitive Needs; 5 Acoustical Aesthetics, Sound and Space; 6 Existential Comfort: Lived Space and Architecture; 7 Outdoor Environment Indoor Space; 8 The Poetics of Environment; 9 Why does the Environment Matter?; 10 Biophilia, Topophilia and Home; 11 Green Pleasures; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910462934503321
New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
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Beyond environmental comfort / / edited by Boon Lay Ong
Beyond environmental comfort / / edited by Boon Lay Ong
Pubbl/distr/stampa New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (223 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico Architecture - Human factors
Human comfort
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-136-30921-7
0-415-45369-0
1-136-30922-5
0-203-11833-2
Classificazione ARC000000TEC005000
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction: Environmental Comfort and Beyond; 2 Sensory Pleasure and Homeostasis; 3 Consciousness, Well-being and the Senses; 4 Cultural Responses to Primitive Needs; 5 Acoustical Aesthetics, Sound and Space; 6 Existential Comfort: Lived Space and Architecture; 7 Outdoor Environment Indoor Space; 8 The Poetics of Environment; 9 Why does the Environment Matter?; 10 Biophilia, Topophilia and Home; 11 Green Pleasures; Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910539774103321
New York : , : Routledge, , 2013
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Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy / / Peter F. Smith
Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy / / Peter F. Smith
Autore Smith Peter F (Peter Frederick), <1930-, >
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (198 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico City planning - Environmental aspects
Housing - Environmental aspects
Climatic changes
Sustainable urban development
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-136-54636-7
1-282-50600-5
9786612506000
1-84977-439-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. Prepare for four degrees -- 2. Probable future impacts of climate change -- 3. The UN carbon trading mechanism -- 4. Setting the pace towards climate-proof housing -- 5. Future-proof housing -- 6. Building-integrated solar electricity -- 7. Sun, earth, wind and water -- 8. Eco-towns : opportunity or oxymoron? -- 9. The housing inheritance -- 10. On-domestic buildings -- 11. Community buildings -- 12. Conventional energy -- 13. Coal : black gold or black hole? -- 14. Filling the gap; utility-scale renewables -- 15. The age beyond oil -- 16. The thread of hope.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910456695803321
Smith Peter F (Peter Frederick), <1930-, >  
London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
Materiale a stampa
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Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy / / Peter F. Smith
Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy / / Peter F. Smith
Autore Smith Peter F (Peter Frederick), <1930-, >
Pubbl/distr/stampa London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (198 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Soggetto topico City planning - Environmental aspects
Housing - Environmental aspects
Climatic changes
Sustainable urban development
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-136-54635-9
1-136-54636-7
1-282-50600-5
9786612506000
1-84977-439-0
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto 1. Prepare for four degrees -- 2. Probable future impacts of climate change -- 3. The UN carbon trading mechanism -- 4. Setting the pace towards climate-proof housing -- 5. Future-proof housing -- 6. Building-integrated solar electricity -- 7. Sun, earth, wind and water -- 8. Eco-towns : opportunity or oxymoron? -- 9. The housing inheritance -- 10. On-domestic buildings -- 11. Community buildings -- 12. Conventional energy -- 13. Coal : black gold or black hole? -- 14. Filling the gap; utility-scale renewables -- 15. The age beyond oil -- 16. The thread of hope.
Record Nr. UNINA-9910544073103321
Smith Peter F (Peter Frederick), <1930-, >  
London ; ; Sterling, Va. : , : Earthscan, , 2010
Materiale a stampa
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Building with earth [[electronic resource] ] : design and technology of a sustainable architecture / / Gernot Minke
Building with earth [[electronic resource] ] : design and technology of a sustainable architecture / / Gernot Minke
Autore Minke Gernot
Edizione [Second and revised edition.]
Pubbl/distr/stampa Basel ; ; Boston, : Birkhauser-Publishers for Architecture, c2006
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (199 p.)
Disciplina 720/.47
Altri autori (Persone) MinkeGernot
Soggetto topico Earth construction
Sustainable buildings - Design and construction
Sustainable architecture
Buildings - Environmental engineering
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-281-13749-9
9786611137496
3-7643-7873-5
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- I The technology of earth building -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The properties of earth as a building material -- 3 Preparing of loam -- 4 Improving the earth's characteristics by special treatment or additives -- 5 Rammed earthworks -- 6 Working with earthen blocks -- 7 Large blocks and prefabricated panels -- 8 Direct forming with wet loam -- 9 Wet loam infill in skeleton structures -- 10 Tamped, poured or pumped lightweight loam -- 11 Loam plasters -- 12 Weather protection of loam surfaces -- 13 Repair of loam components -- 14 Designs of particular building elements -- 15 Earthquake-resistant building
Record Nr. UNINA-9910458646503321
Minke Gernot  
Basel ; ; Boston, : Birkhauser-Publishers for Architecture, c2006
Materiale a stampa
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