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Author Tucker, Lisa M.

Title Sustainable building systems and construction for designers / Lisa M. Tucker, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Fairchild Books, an Imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., 2015


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Description xv, 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Summary Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers, Second Edition, continues to be the best resource for viewing building construction and its systems through the lens of sustainability. As a practicing architect and an interior designer, author Lisa M. Tucker covers all systems including structural, mechanical, electrical and lighting, plumbing, and interior building systems as they relate to sustainability and interior design. The technical knowledge and vocabulary presented in the text allows interior designers, architects, engineers, and contractors to communicate effectively with each other while collaborating on projects. This new edition -- produced in an easier-to-use format - contains the latest information on LEED, ADA, Net Zero construction, and sustainable construction practices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sustainable construction -- Pictorial works.
Sustainable design -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
LC no. 2014017512
ISBN 9781628920932 (alkaline paper)
1628920939 (alkaline paper)