Sustainable Development Handbook

Sustainable Development Handbook

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Annotation Currently gaining momentum on the world stage, sustainable development is beginning to significantly redefine the policies and decision making of both corporations and governmental entities. Sustainability development initiatives can vary widely in scope, application, and success. This book is intended clarifies critical issues, delineates proven approaches, and examines potential pitfalls associated with such initiatives. It covers underlying concepts, renewable energy solutions, environmental issues, green design and LEEDAr programs, sustainable industrial processes, sustainable development policy considerations, local government programs, corporate programs, tracking results, and future trends.The US- GBC is developing a LEED rating system for educational structures. New Jersey New Jersey has codified its construction practices for schools in a document entitled 21st Century Schools Design Manual, developed by the Newanbsp;...

Title:Sustainable Development Handbook
Author:Stephen A. Roosa
Publisher:The Fairmont Press, Inc. - 2008


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