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Author Friedman, Avi, 1952-

Title Fundamentals of sustainable dwellings / Avi Friedman

Publ Info Washington, DC : Island Press, [2012]
2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Newport  TH4860 .F679 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Arch  ARCH TH4860 .F679 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 255 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Principles of Sustainable Dwellings -- Global And Local Trends -- Principles Of Sustainable Systems -- Resources -- Certifications Of Sustainable Practices -- ch. 2 Siting a Home -- Site Selection -- Zoning -- Designing With Climate -- Preserving And Restoring Flora And Fauna -- Preserving Topography And Natural Drainage -- Gulf Island Residence -- ch. 3 Sustainable Residential Design Concepts -- Architectural Solutions For Sustainable Living -- Live-Work Dwellings -- Aging In Place -- Multigenerational Living -- Small-Size Housing -- Flexible And Growing Homes -- The Next Home -- ch. 4 Unit-Planning Principles -- Cost-Effective Comfort -- Design Principles -- Remington Court -- ch. 5 Constructing a Home -- The Building Envelope -- Thermal Mass And Its Distribution -- Efficient Framing And Construction Details -- Prefabrication And Resource Efficiency -- Annie Residence -- ch. 6 Building Materials -- Life-Cycle Assessment Principles -- Cradle-To-Cradle Assessment Of Common Building Materials -- Palms -- ch. 7 Energy-Efficient Windows -- Window Development -- Daylighting -- Shading -- Controlling Air Movement -- Controlling Heat Loss -- Air Leakage Control -- Condensation And Rain Penetration Control -- Glazing-Unit Innovations -- Window Installation -- Prescott Passive House -- ch. 8 Heating and CooLing Systems -- Principles Of Heating, Ventilation, And Air-Conditioning (Hvac) Systems -- Heating Systems -- Ground Cooling Systems -- Heat Transfer/Recovery Systems -- English Residence -- ch. 9 Healthy Indoor Environments -- Buildings And Comfort -- Indoor Air Quality -- Materials And Iaq -- Thermal Comfort -- Visual Comfort -- Acoustic Quality -- 18Th Avenue South -- ch. 10 Water Efficiency -- A Need For Conservation -- Components Of A Water System -- Strategies For Water Efficiency -- Water-Saving Technologies -- Additional Water-Saving Methods -- Consumer Habits -- Solar Umbrella -- ch. 11 Green Roofs -- Classification Of Green Roofs -- Advantages Of Green Roofs -- Construction Principles And Components -- Euclid Avenue House -- ch. 12 Edible Landscaping and Xeriscaping -- Dwelling Landscapes And Consumption -- Alternatives To Conventional Landscapes -- Edible Landscapes -- Xeriscaping -- Ross Street House -- ch. 13 Waste Management and Disposal -- Waste Generation -- Postconsumer Waste Management Options -- Diversion Of Waste -- Community-Based Social Marketing -- Changing Behavior -- Seatrain Residence
LC subject Ecological houses -- Design and construction
ISBN 9781597268073 (cloth : alk. paper)
1597268070 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781597268080 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1597268089 (pbk. : alk. paper)