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The Resource Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy, Peter F. Smith

Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy, Peter F. Smith

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Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy
Title
Building for a changing climate
Title remainder
the challenge for construction, planning and energy
Statement of responsibility
Peter F. Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
There is now a practically universal consensus that our climate is changing rapidly, and as a direct result of human activities. This guide explores how to make buildings that are ready for climate change. It focuses on how we can adapt to the inevitabilities of a changing climate such as increased flooding and drought
Cataloging source
DLC
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1930-
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Smith, Peter F.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • City planning
  • Housing
  • Climatic changes
  • Sustainable urban development
Label
Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy, Peter F. Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-173) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Prepare for four degrees -- 2. Probable future impacts of climate change -- 3. The UN carbon trading mechanism -- 4. Setting the pace towards climate-proof housing -- 5. Future-proof housing -- 6. Building-integrated solar electricity -- 7. Sun, earth, wind and water -- 8. Eco-towns : opportunity or oxymoron? -- 9. The housing inheritance -- 10. On-domestic buildings -- 11. Community buildings -- 12. Conventional energy -- 13. Coal : black gold or black hole? -- 14. Filling the gap; utility-scale renewables -- 15. The age beyond oil -- 16. The thread of hope
Control code
ocn593328395
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 184 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849774390
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593328395
Label
Building for a changing climate : the challenge for construction, planning and energy, Peter F. Smith
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-173) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. Prepare for four degrees -- 2. Probable future impacts of climate change -- 3. The UN carbon trading mechanism -- 4. Setting the pace towards climate-proof housing -- 5. Future-proof housing -- 6. Building-integrated solar electricity -- 7. Sun, earth, wind and water -- 8. Eco-towns : opportunity or oxymoron? -- 9. The housing inheritance -- 10. On-domestic buildings -- 11. Community buildings -- 12. Conventional energy -- 13. Coal : black gold or black hole? -- 14. Filling the gap; utility-scale renewables -- 15. The age beyond oil -- 16. The thread of hope
Control code
ocn593328395
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 184 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849774390
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593328395

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