Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure


by Annie Pearce; Yong Han Ahn; Ltd HanmiGlobal Co

Construction is one of the biggest industries in the world, providing necessary facilities for human prosperity ranging from the homes in which we live to the highways we drive, the power plants that provide energy for our daily activities, and the very infrastructure on which human society is built.The construction sector, including the building sector, has among the largest potential of any industry to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This ambitious and comprehensive textbook covers the concept of embedding sustainability across all construction activities. It is aimed at students taking courses in construction management and the built environment. Written in a lively and engaging style the book sets out the practical requirements of making the transition to a sustainable construction industry by 2020. Case studies are included throughout making the book both a core reference and a practical guide.

Taylor and Francis; July 2013 512 pages; ISBN 9781136475283 Read online , or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format Title: Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure Author: Annie Pearce; Yong Han Ahn; Ltd HanmiGlobal Co   Buy, download and read Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure (eBook) by Annie Pearce; Yong Han Ahn; Ltd HanmiGlobal Co today!
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