An Introduction to Sustainable Design

An Introduction to Sustainable Design

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This publication provides professional engineers, architects and construction managers with over 450 pages of technical guidance for the application of sustainable design principles to the design of buildings and related infrastructure. Here is what is discussed: 1. DESIGN OF SOLAR WATER HEATING SYSTEMS, 2. LOW IMPACT DESIGN, 3. NATURAL VENTILATION FOR BUILDINGS, 4. PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING OF BUILDINGS, 5. PLANNING SOLAR WATER HEATING SYSTEMS, 6. SOLAR COLLECTORS, 7. SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS, 8. SOLAR ENERGY FUNDAMENTALS, 9. SUSTAINABLE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS, 10. SUSTAINABLE LIGHTING DESIGN, 11. WATER DESALINATION
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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 26.67mm | 1,306.34g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1514147270
  • 9781514147276

About J Paul Guyer

Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with 35 years of experience designing buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a principal staff advisor to the California Legislature on capital outlay and infrastructure issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local offices with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineering Institute and National Society of Professional Engineers. He is a Fellow of ASCE and AEI.
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