Energy performance feedback is an essential tool in addressing the current climate crisis. However, this is not simply another theoretical text about energy performance in buildings. This book is for anyone who wants to better understand how energy is used in buildings, and how to drive down operational energy use – whether you’re an architect, student, client, building services engineer, contractor, building operator or other stakeholder.
Biomimicry in Architecture is a comprehensive guide to how the natural world can be a source of inspiration for architects and designers alike. Topics covered include structures, materials, waste, water, thermal control, light and energy.
In Climate Change and the Health of Nations, renowned epidemiologist and climate change expert Anthony McMichael presents a sweeping and authoritative analysis of how human societies have been shaped by climate events. He connects cases of natural climate change to plagues throughout history, issuing a warning about how climate has and will continue to determine our futures.