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Green Building Trends: Europe

Green Building Trends: Europe

Green Building Trends: Europe


Yudelson, Jerry

Pap. Covelo, 2008

Book ID: 79562

Yudelson provides profiles of progress in the journey towards sustainability, describes the current regulatory and business climates, and predicts what the near future may bring. He also provides a primer on new technologies, systems, and regulatory approaches in Western Europe that can be adopted in North America, including building-integrated solar technologies, radiant heating and cooling systems, dynamic faades that provide natural ventilation, innovative methods for combining climate control and water features in larger buildings, zero-netenergy homes built like Thermos bottles, and strict government timetables for achieving zero-carbon buildings.

220 pp., B&W illus.