eBook Science and Sustainability: Science and Sustainable Construction, 1st Edition

  • Carla Mooney
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822567
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822562
  • DDC: 690.028
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Sustainable construction is an important part of protecting human health and the natural environment by considering each building project’s long-term impact on the environment, community and economy. Toward that end, scientists are working to develop new tools and technologies for using energy and water efficiently, building with sustainable materials, and improving indoor air quality.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Building a Sustainable World.
1: History of Sustainable Construction.
2: Using Energy Efficiently.
3: Building with Sustainable Materials.
4: Improving Indoor Air Quality.
5: Using Water Efficiently.
Source Notes.
Find Out More.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.