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environmental evaluation of buildings

Dean Hawkes

environmental evaluation of buildings

by Dean Hawkes

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Published by University of Cambridge, School of Architecture in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) Dean Hawkes and Richard Stibbs ; ... prepared within the Offices Study under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Public Building and Works. 1, A mathematical model.
SeriesLand use and built form studies : working paper -- no.15, Land use and built form studies -- no.15.
ContributionsStibbs, Richard., University of Cambridge. School of Architecture.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13971599M

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Get this from a library! Building environmental systems evaluation for the National Security and Resources Study Center. [Michael T Terry; Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.).]. The design, construction, operation, and demolition of commercial buildings impact natural resources, environmental quality, worker productivity, and community well-being. Patterns of Use In the U.S., million commercial buildings covered 87 billion square feet of floor space in —an increase of 46% in number of buildings and 71% in.

Level(s) is a tool for designing and constructing sustainable buildings. Sustainable buildings use less energy and materials, and are healthier and more comfortable spaces for occupants. Along with lower environmental impact, sustainable buildings are relatively low cost to run and in the long term, more valuable properties. The LEED standards are maintained by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a nonprofit, non-governmental, membership-based organization. While participation in LEED is voluntary, the program owes some of its growth to municipal and state ordinances that have mandated it for public buildings and have offered incentives for private buildings.


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