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Sustainability -- Green Building

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View Resource 2012 Sustainable Science Building

According to the World Congress of Architects, sustainability means meeting our needs today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. On a practical level,...

http://www.pkal.org/documents/cranbrook_the-2012-sustainable...
View Resource A Business Case for Green Buildings in Canada

This Business Case, presented to Industry Canada, defines the state of the green building industry in Canada, provides a basis for recognizing the many unique and tangible benefits a green building...

http://www.athenasmi.org/publications/docs/A_Business_Case_F...
View Resource A Free User-Friendly Design Tool that Shows How To Reduce Cooling Energy in Buildings

HEED (Home Energy Efficient Design) shows architects, builders, and homeowners how to design or remodel their buildings to reduce or even eliminate air conditioning loads. It is intended for use at...

http://www.energy-design-tools.aud.ucla.edu/papers/SanTorini...
View Resource A Short Guide to Setting Up a City Scale Retrofit Program

Buildings represent 38.9% of U.S. primary energy use and 38% of all CO2 emissions in the U.S. Though simple, relatively low-cost measures such as insulation, and lighting upgrades can be done in...

http://www.greenforall.org/resources/a-short-guide-to-settin...
View Resource adpsr: Architects/ Designers/Planners for Social Responsbility

A nonprofit organization that works for peace, environmental protection, ecological building, social justice, and the development of healthy communities.

http://www.adpsr.org
View Resource Analysis of Envelope Thermal Behaviour Through Parametric Studies

An eight-page building simulation paper. A simulation methodology has been created for establishing the impact of increasing the insulation of the building envelope upon its global thermal...

http://www.ibpsa.org/proceedings/BS2003/BS03_0195_202.pdf
View Resource Anatomy of a Wind Turbine

A closer look at how the parts and pieces of a typical wind turbine work together to produce electricity out of thin air.

http://www.homepower.com/view/?file=HP116_pg52_Woofenden
View Resource Apples & Oranges 2002: Choosing a Home-Sized Wind Generator

Wind guru Mick Sagrillo has compiled his fourth “Apples & Oranges” article to help you choose a home-sized wind generator. Become an online member to view article.

http://www.homepower.com/article/?file=HP90_pg50_Sagrillo
View Resource Architecture for Humanity

Established in 1999, AFH is a nonprofit organization that promotes architectural and design solutions to global, social, and humanitarian crises.

http://www.architectureforhumanity.org/
View Resource Architecture2030: Climate Change, Global Warming, & the Built Environment

Climatologists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) confirmed that the highest global annual average surface temperature in more than a century was recorded in 2005.

http://www.architecture2030.org/
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