Sustainable Infrastructure: The Guide to Green Engineering and Design

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 23, 2010 - Architecture - 384 pages
As more factors, perspectives, and metrics are incorporated into the planning and building process, the roles of engineers and designers are increasingly being fused together. Sustainable Infrastructure explores this trend with in-depth look at sustainable engineering practices in an urban design as it involves watershed master-planning, green building, optimizing water reuse, reclaiming urban spaces, green streets initiatives, and sustainable master-planning. This complete guide provides guidance on the role creative thinking and collaborative team-building play in meeting solutions needed to affect a sustainable transformation of the built environment.
 

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Contents

The Process of Sustainable Engineering Design
3
Sustainable Infrastructure Frameworks
19
Conclusion 349
56
SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE SYSTEMS
57
DESIGN APPLICATIONS 265
79
Integrated Water Management
95
Energy and Greenhouse Gases
165
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S. Bry Sarté, PE, ASCE, LEED AP, founder of the Sherwood Institute and Sherwood Design Engineers, is a leading designer in green and sustainable engineering, and has made significant contributions to contemporary research involving global environmental issues affecting water supply, urban design, material science, and energy use. Bry has built an international reputation by providing engineering services and design solutions that reflect a deep commitment to executing well-planned, sustainable alternatives for communities worldwide.

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