EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up  Excludes Marketplace items
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING
on $25 & up
 Excludes Marketplace
Sustainable Residential Interiors

Sustainable Residential Interiors - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471756071

Cover of Sustainable Residential Interiors 06 (ISBN 978-0471756071)
ISBN13: 978-0471756071
ISBN10: 0471756075
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No

More Shipping Options

Sustainable Residential Interiors - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471756071

Kari Foster, Annette Stelmack and Debbie Hindman

ISBN13: 978-0471756071
ISBN10: 0471756075
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

An illustrated guide to ''green'' design strategies ''This is a book that many in the design community have been waiting for-- a volume that clearly and succinctly lays out the strategies and tools at our disposal for creating interiors that will serve not only our clients' needs, but also those of the planet. Best of all, it's an inspiration to read, allowing each of us to see our way to becoming a part of the design solution needed for a sustainable future. If you are a designer, you need this book!'' -- Sarah Susanka, FAIA, author of the ''Not So Big series and Home by Design'' ''This excellent book will benefit designers of residential interiors that incorporate sustainable design into their practices or are looking to begin to do so. Designers may be surprised by the variety of projects shown that are great examples of residential sustainable interiors.'' -- Bernadette Upton, ASID, LEED AP, founding member of the Sustainable Design Council and member of the Florida Green Building Coalition Issues of sustainability and environmental consciousness have been increasingly important to designers of residential interiors. A leading firm that has built its expertise in addressing environmental concerns in residential interiors, Associates III presents solutions for the design practitioner in this book. Covering topics such as indoor air quality, identifying low-impact materials, conserving energy and water, and support of construction teams in reducing waste, Sustainable Residential Interiors provides designers with the necessary information and tools to integrate environmentally responsible design into their practice. ''Sustainable Residential Interiors'' takesreaders through an integrated design process, showing how sustainable principles and practices can be applied on virtually every level of interior design. Taking a practical, hands-on approach, this accessible and easy-to-understand resource guide includes: Visual examples of sustainable projects and applications Critical thinking about environmental issues within homes Guidelines for clients and project teams Helpful checklists for greening projects and specification In-depth information to promote understanding and assist in specifying interior finishes and furnishings Questions for manufacturers and vendors Effective methods of marketing sustainable design services

Table of Contents

Foreword. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Inspiration for Change.

Chapter 1. Why Be Sustainable.

Chapter 2. Inspiring Stories.

Chapter 3. Inspiring Projects. Application and Process.

Chapter 4. Greening Projects.

Chapter 5, Greening Specifications. Understanding Materials.

Chapter 6. Concrete, (Division 3).

Chapter 7. Masonry, (Division 4).

Chapter 8. Metals, (Division 5).

Chapter 9. Wood and Composites, (Division 6).

Chapter 10. Openings (Doors and Windows), (Division 8).

Chapter 11. Finishes, (Division 9).

Chapter 12. Specialties, (Division 10).

Chapter 13. Equipment (Appliances and Office Equipment), (Division 11).

Chapter 14. Mechanical (Plumbing), (Division 22).

Chapter 15. Electrical, (Division 26).

Chapter 16., Furnishings, (Division 12). Adopting a New Vision.

Chapter 17. Green Business Development.

Chapter 18. Sustaining Life - Walk the Talk. Resources. Glossary. Index.

  • Marketplace
  • From
More Shipping Options