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Carbon Management in the Built Environment
Carbon Management in the Built Environment
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Carbon Management in the Built Environment

Rohinton Emmanuel, Keith Baker
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Carbon Management in the Built Environment

Rohinton Emmanuel, Keith Baker
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Three broad sectors of the economy are generally recognized as key to a low carbon future: energy, construction and transportation. Of these, carbon management in the built environment remains the least well-studied.

This much-neededbook brings togetherthe latestdevelopments in the field of climate change science, building design, materials science, energy and policy in a form readily accessible to both studentsof the builtenvironment and practitioners. Although several books exist in the broad area of carbon management, this is thefirst to bring together carbon management technology, technique and policyas they apply tothe building sector.

Clear and succinct sections on the overarching principles, policies, approaches and technologies are combined with case studies and more in-depth coverage of the most relevant topics.It explains howto produce a simple carbon footprint calculation, while also being an informative guide for those developing or implementing more advanced approaches. This easy to readbook is the ideal primer for anyone needing to get to grips with carbon management in the built environment.

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Publisher
CRC Press
Year
2012
ISBN
9781136632907
Topic
Technology & Engineering
Subtopic
Construction & Architectural Engineering
Edition
1

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