How to Design and Build a Green Office Building: A Complete Guide to Making Your New Or Existing Building Environmentally Healthy
The heating, cooling, and powering of offices accounts for 40 percent of carbon dioxide emissions in the United States and are responsible for more than 70 percent of the country‚e(tm)s total electricity usage. Office computers consume $1 billion of electricity annually. Moreover, recent surveys demonstrate that employees are fed up with their companies‚e(tm) energy-wasting ways. How can you attract workers and reduce your costs at the same time? By going green; the tips in How to Design and Build a Green Office Building will show you how.
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The book gives broaden information about one of the most popular topic: How to Design and Build a Green Office Building. And also how to remodel the existing building to improve for greener and healthier. Energy conservation, Sun-Heating and Cooling relation, Energy efficiency, Recyclabeles, Conventional building materials, Green building materials, General ecology knowledge and Financing the projects are the main topics discussed in the book. Also many useful web sites are added to help who wants to build or remodel according to Green Standards at present practices. Unfortunately book is not well designed but a lot of useful information in it.