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Autor: Branka Dimitrijevic
ISBN-13: 9783319024776
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 160
Gewicht: 413 g
Format: 238x161x17 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Innovations for Sustainable Building Design and Refurbishment in Scotland

Green Energy and Technology
The Outputs of CIC Start Online Project
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Packed with tried-and-tested ideas for innovative, sustainable techniques in building design and refurbishment, this compendium showcases the results of more than 60 collaborative projects from across Scotland, and includes interactive supporting material.
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About CIC Start Online.- Context and Policies.- Planning.- Building design.- Technologies.- Construction.- Refurbishment.- Performance.- Conclusions.
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This book presents innovations for sustainable building design and refurbishment developed and tested through feasibility studies undertaken by researchers at Scottish universities in collaboration with small to medium size enterprises in Scotland during the 'CIC Start Online' project that ran from September 2009 to February 2013. The project was led by Glasgow Caledonian University in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, Glasgow School of Art, Heriot-Watt University, the Robert Gordon University, University of Edinburgh and the University of Strathclyde Glasgow. The book includes chapters on Context and Policies, Planning, Building Design, Technologies, Construction, Refurbishment and Performance.
The contents of each chapter are based on 63 completed studies that were initiated by businesses operating in the construction sector or providing services to the sector, indicating the scope of research required to assist the industry to develop more sustainable products and processes. The book informs the reader about the range of innovations that were tested and highlight potential future research areas. Readers can find in-depth information by accessing the project website cicstart.org, where full reports on most studies and the video recordings of interactive online seminars that presented the outcomes of the studies are available.

Along with the new knowledge on how innovations for sustainable building design and refurbishment can be applied in practice, the book demonstrates how joint projects of several universities can be successfully managed and how an immediate knowledge transfer can be organized by using web tools to reach over 2,200 current members nationally and internationally (in UK and 53 other countries).
Autor: Branka Dimitrijevic
ISBN-13:: 9783319024776
ISBN: 3319024779
Verlag: Springer, Berlin
Gewicht: 413g
Seiten: 160
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage Repr. d. Ausg. v. 2013
Sonstiges: Buch, 238x161x17 mm, 35 SW-Abb.