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Materials for sustainable sites

Meg Calkins

Materials for sustainable sites

by Meg Calkins

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable buildings -- Materials,
  • Building materials

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Meg Calkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH880 .C35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16428202M
    ISBN 109780470134559
    LC Control Number2008002722

    Get this from a library! Materials for sustainable sites: a complete guide to the evaluation, selection, and use of sustainable construction materials. [Meg Calkins] -- This title provides current information on construction materials for sustainable sites. Part one introduces tools, techniques, ideologies and resources for evaluating, sourcing and specifying.   The Global Forum on Advanced Materials and Technologies for Sustainable Development (GFMAT ) was held in conjunction with HTCMC 9 to address key issues, challenges, and opportunities in a variety of advanced materials and technologies that are critically needed for sustainable societal development.

    Contributors to this book are some of the same experts that carefully shaped the SITES rating tool, ensuring thorough coverage of the broad range of topics related to sustainable site design. The Sustainable Sites Handbook offers in-depth coverage of design, construction, and management for systems of hydrology, vegetation, soils, materials. GREEN BUILDING Materials and Resources Part 1—Sustainable Building Supplies This one relates back in large part to our discussion of sustainable sites. The conditions under and around.

      Policy changes are integral to making the transition to better practices. However, there are ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle as an individual. These habits help you serve as a living role model of how to interact sustainably with the environment. Here are some of the best books on sustainable living for becoming an informed person. To get started with SITES, your project team may want to view: The SITES Rating System is available for download; this free download includes the SITES v2 rating system, a complete set of prerequisites and credits used to measure site sustainability, and a corresponding scorecard.; The Guide to SITES certification describes the certification process and also includes information on fees.


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