Reinventing Green Building / Jerry Yudelson

Reinventing Green Building / Jerry Yudelson

Buildings and their associated systems are the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world. The “2030 Challenge” aims to produce zero net energy from new North American construction by 2030 while achieving a 50% reduction in carbon emissions from...
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Greening of capitalism: how Asia is driving the next great transformation / John A. Mathews

Greening of capitalism: how Asia is driving the next great transformation / John A. Mathews

As China, India, and other industrializing giants grow, they are confronted with an inconvenient truth: They cannot rely on the conventions of capitalism as we know them today. Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of pros...
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Sustainable Home Refurbishment / David Thorpe

Sustainable Home Refurbishment / David Thorpe

A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at: draught-proofing, insulati...
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Energy Management in Buildings / David Thorpe

Energy Management in Buildings / David Thorpe

The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, ...
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Greening Asia: Emerging Principles for Sustainable Architecture / Nirmal Kishnani

Greening Asia: Emerging Principles for Sustainable Architecture / Nirmal Kishnani

Despite a rise in the number of certified buildings, the approach to Greening is fragmented and cautious at best. The Asian Green building does not do enough to mitigate impact nor do the conventions of Greening address the diverse needs...
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