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Sustainability What's New
- Sustainable Design
Learn how sustainable design can integrate with daily public works needs and services.
- Green Buildings LEED the Way
This program will provide excellent information from leading experts on how to get involved with and participate in the green life.
- Greening Existing Buildings
This guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the goal of a green-certified building.
- Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning,
This publication goes beyond the fashionable green roof movement and provides solid information on building accessible space, often as important public space, over structure. It offers brief coverage of the entire process, including planning and collaboration, and focuses on the technical aspects of these roof systems, their components, and their applications
- The Key to Sustainable Cities Meeting
This publication uses the principles of system dynamics to demonstrate how today's problems were yesterday's solutions. The book points to a new approach to city planning that builds on assets as a starting point for cities to develop healthy social, governance, economic, and environmental systems.
- The Green Utility: A Practical Guide to Sustainability
This publication provides ideas, plans, and tools to make it easy for your water utility to reduce negative effects on the environment, maximize positive impact in the community, and keep delivering water at a cost that reflects its value, but allows everyone to receive all they need.
- The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction
This publication provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects.
- Green Roof Construction and Maintenance
This book presents all of the information you need to skillfully design, construct, and maintain green roofs. You will find a wealth of practical details gathered through real-world implementations and independent research.
- Solar Strategies for Public Works
This program will explore different financing, procurement, and management strategies for making solar power work for small communities. It will alos focus on the design of solar pv installations on existing roofs and new roofs.