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Sustainable residential developments

Sustainable residential developments

planning, design and construction principles : ("greening" the Grow Home)

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Published by CMHC in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House construction -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Dwellings -- Environmental engineering -- Canada.,
  • Housing development -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Dwellings -- Canada -- Energy conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAvi Friedman ... [et al.].
    ContributionsFriedman, Avi, 1952-, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation., McGill University. Affordable Homes Program.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21305400M

    Intelligent use of rural residential land and sustainable construction is inexorably linked to cost; however, options exist that are eco-friendly and have a positive return on investment. In , a research residence was built to evaluate various land-use and sustainable components. This Texas house has subsequently been used for both residential and research purposes. A Valuable Tool, with Caveats. Rich Michal reviews Design Charrettes for Sustainable Developments, by Patrick M. Condon. A s an architect and resident of a New Urban community, I was excited to review Design Charrettes for Sustainable Developments by Patrick M. Condon (Island Press, ). I was even more excited after I read the preface and introduction.

    Sustainable Residential Development provides: Expert guidelines for planning and designing communities that balance social, economic, and environmental needs A wealth of international and U.S. case studies and examples that illustrate the principles of sustainable community design. Abstract. Sustainable building has a respectable history in The Netherlands, especially since the early s. The report ‘The limits to growth’ from the Club of Rome in , and the energy crises shortly afterwards showed the downside of the long period of .

    Ding, G K C () The evaluation of environmentally sustainable residential development using a building sustainability index. In: Boyd, D (Ed) Procs 23rd Annual ARCOM Conference, September , Belfast, UK, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Shepway District Council sets Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 (3*) as the minimum rating residential developments should achieve. In terms of energy, this results in a 25% better performance than building regulations currently stipulate. In terms of water consumption, the standard is set to minimise demand to litres per person per day.


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