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Green Building Illustrated, 2nd Edition

Author/EditorChing, Francis D. K. (Author)
Shapiro, Ian M. (Author)
ISBN: 9781119653967
Pub Date28/01/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages336
Edition2nd Ed
Dimensions (mm)274(h) * 216(w) * 16(d)
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FULLY ILLUSTRATED, UPDATED GUIDE TO THE STRATEGIC DESIGN OF GREEN BUILDINGS

In the tradition of Building Construction Illustrated, Francis D.K. Ching and Ian M. Shapiro offer a fully illustrated guide to the theory and practice of sustainable design. This guide provides architects, designers, and builders in the green design professional community a framework and detailed strategies for designing substantively green buildings. With a focus on sustainable sites, approaching and reaching net-zero energy, low and zero-water usage, minimum-impact materials and superior indoor environmental quality, this guide explains why we need to build green, as well as green building theory and advancements in the industry. This Second Edition includes:




All-new case studies featuring geographically diverse buildings with proven zero energy performance

Expanded coverage of zero energy building design, as well as zero water and zero waste buildings

Practical guidance for the schematic design of high-performance buildings, heating and hot water system selection, building envelope details, and integrating renewable energy

Advanced strategies, such as the concept of shape efficiency, and the optimal location for stairwells in buildings

Additional strategies for affordability in green design and construction

Updated references to the latest codes and standards



This Second Edition of Green Building Illustrated is an excellent resource for professionals, students and those interested in the design and construction of sustainable buildings.

FULLY ILLUSTRATED, UPDATED GUIDE TO THE STRATEGIC DESIGN OF GREEN BUILDINGS

In the tradition of Building Construction Illustrated, Francis D.K. Ching and Ian M. Shapiro offer a fully illustrated guide to the theory and practice of sustainable design. This guide provides architects, designers, and builders in the green design professional community a framework and detailed strategies for designing substantively green buildings. With a focus on sustainable sites, approaching and reaching net-zero energy, low and zero-water usage, minimum-impact materials and superior indoor environmental quality, this guide explains why we need to build green, as well as green building theory and advancements in the industry. This Second Edition includes:




All-new case studies featuring geographically diverse buildings with proven zero energy performance

Expanded coverage of zero energy building design, as well as zero water and zero waste buildings

Practical guidance for the schematic design of high-performance buildings, heating and hot water system selection, building envelope details, and integrating renewable energy

Advanced strategies, such as the concept of shape efficiency, and the optimal location for stairwells in buildings

Additional strategies for affordability in green design and construction

Updated references to the latest codes and standards



This Second Edition of Green Building Illustrated is an excellent resource for professionals, students and those interested in the design and construction of sustainable buildings.

FRANCIS D.K. CHING is a leading global authority on architectural drawing. His numerous bestselling works have been translated into 20 languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. IAN M. SHAPIRO is the founder and co-owner of Taitem Engineering, an award-winning consulting firm he founded in 1989. He has been a visiting lecturer at Cornell University, Tompkins-Cortland Community College, and Syracuse University. He is also the author of Energy Audits and Improvements for Commercial Buildings (Wiley, 2016). Ian is a licensed engineer in New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut.

Preface vii 1 Introduction 1 2 First Principles 13 3 Codes and Standards 27 4 Community, Climate, and Site 43 5 Building Shape and Biomimicry 69 6 Near-Building Features 89 7 Outer Envelope 101 8 Unconditioned Spaces 133 9 Inner Envelope 147 10 Thermal Zoning and Compartmentalization 159 11 Lighting, Plug, and Process Loads 169 12 Hot and Cold Water 185 13 Indoor Environmental Quality 197 14 Heating and Cooling 217 15 Renewable Energy 237 16 Net-Zero Energy Design and Case Studies 245 17 Materials 253 18 Schedules, Sequences, and Affordability 271 19 Quality in Green Design and Construction 281 20 Conclusion 303 Glossary 309 Bibliography 313 Index 317

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