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Author Kats, Gregory.

Title Greening our built world [electronic resource] : costs, benefits, and strategies / Greg Kats, principal author ; Jon Braman & Michael James.

Imprint Washington [D.C.] : Island Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xix, 258 p. : ill., map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Costs and benefits of green building -- Costs and benefits of green community design -- Communities of faith building green -- Green design, climate change, and the economy : potential impacts in the United States -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Data-collection methodology -- Appendix B: Source list -- Appendix C: Green building data set -- Appendix D: Comparison of data set to LEED--new construction buildings -- Appendix E: Baselines used in cost and benefits estimates -- Appendix F: Issues in researching the cost of green building -- Appendix G: Cost of energy-efficiency and renewable-energy measures -- Appendix H: Energy-use baselines and standards -- Appendix I: Verifying the energy performance of LEED buildings -- Appendix J: Assumptions used for calculations of water savings -- Appendix K: Green building survey instrument -- Appendix L: Global assumptions for Part IV.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sustainable architecture -- Economic aspects.
Sustainable design -- Economic aspects.
Green technology -- Economic aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Braman, Jon.
James, Michael (Michael Joseph)
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781597266673 (cloth : alk. paper)
1597266671 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781597266680 (pbk. : alk. paper)
159726668X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781610910798 (e-book)

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