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ISBN-13 9781118345160ISBN-10 1118345169
ISBN-10 1118018540ISBN-13 9781118018545
Author(s): Thomas Hootman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 464

Written by an architect who is director of sustainability at a global architecture firm, this is a guide for architects and related construction professionals to design and build net zero commercial architecture. It offers practical strategies, step-by-step technical analysis, and valuable examples in addition to developed case studies. With a focus on application in a variety of building types and scales, the book also develops a broad based understanding of all the integrated principles involved in achieving net zero energy. The book is a practical guide for anyone venturing into net zero energy design, construction and operation, and also serves as an excellent resource on a variety of sustainable design topics.