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ZEDlife : how to build a low-carbon society today / Bill Dunster.

By: Dunster, Bill [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : RIBA Publishing, [2018]Description: 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color plans ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781859469996 ; 185946999X.Other title: How to build a low-carbon society today.Subject(s): Sustainable architectureSummary: The argument for low-cost, zero-energy, zero-waste architecture has never been timelier, while the mainstream has largely abandoned or neglected this agenda: in the UK the recent mandatory zero-carbon performance targets for new homes have been postponed or forgotten at a time when thousands of new homes will be built, and there is already a shortage of electric generating capacity. This book offers a forceful challenge to the current addiction to overconsumption of natural capital and energy, and provides workable, sustainable solutions for zero-carbon, zero-waste design
List(s) this item appears in: DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE 2018 | DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE 2019
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The argument for low-cost, zero-energy, zero-waste architecture has never been timelier, while the mainstream has largely abandoned or neglected this agenda: in the UK the recent mandatory zero-carbon performance targets for new homes have been postponed or forgotten at a time when thousands of new homes will be built, and there is already a shortage of electric generating capacity. This book offers a forceful challenge to the current addiction to overconsumption of natural capital and energy, and provides workable, sustainable solutions for zero-carbon, zero-waste design

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