224 pages, 6 1/2 x 9 1/2
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Release Date:30 Apr 2011
ISBN:9789085940289
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Towards 0-Impact Buildings and Built Environments

Island Press
This book is a compilation of key notes and best papers of the 2010
Sustainable Building Euregional Conference. The book addresses
questions on how to design new buildings and districts with optimized
energy and water systems with materials that neither deplete resources,
nor add to climate change by CO2 emissions. 0-impact goes one step
further than 0-energy. It addresses building and design issues from an
environmentally neutral perspective. It not only includes
energy-neutral building, but adds the challenge of water use,
production and use of materials, and land use.
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