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Publications

Sustainable Building Desisgn Manual, Vol 1 and 2

Sustainable Building, Design Manual, Volume I and Volume II

English ed.

ISBN 978-8-17993-052-6

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

New Delhi, 2009

The first volume of Sustainable building design manuals focuses on policy and regulatory mechanisms and serves as a guide to policy-makers and local authorities. It discusses in detail, the case study of Gurgaon-a satellite town of Delhi and one of India?s fastest growing urban centers, and proposes an approach based on policy strands that should be applied in tandem with good practices and regularity controls. It also includes a set of real-time case studies from Spain and the UK with a focus on issues, gaps and barriers to policy implementation, pricing policy packages and energy services.

The second volume targets practitioners and focuses on the process of ?green architecture? by combining concepts and technologies with best practices for each integral design component. It serves as a base for assessing building performance and meeting sustainability goals through appropriate strategies.A must-have for architects, designers, urban planners, engineers, and students, it provides thorough insights into the context, techniques, and benefits of sustainable building design.
The focal points covered in the manual are

Sustainable site planning

Water and waste management

Solar passive building design

Building materials and building technologies

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