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Sustainable Design and Green Home Building

Wissenschaftlicher Aufsatz 2013 8 Seiten

BWL - Unternehmensforschung, Operations Research

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Abstract

Sustainable design and green home building are defined to develop their meaning. Both definitions provided insight on the meaning in regards to efficient use of resources. In addition, the major projects, scope, size, financial performance, and active names of three firms are revealed. The names of three active firms include Mungo Construction, National Community Renaissance and Fore Property Company. Mungo Construction teamed with Columbia Housing Authority for the major project. The major project included LEED certification and revitalization of a community in a naturally smart location. LEED certification involved elements like using efficient irrigation, the use of minimal VOC (volatile organic compounds) products, dual flush toilets, optimum efficiency windows and HVAC systems. A firm called National Community Renaissance partnered with La Quinta Redevelopment Agency. Also, Fore Property Company joined CANV Construction and constructed a project. The project integrated fresh construction skills and methods that help reduce power and water (H2O) consumption. A graphical chart is located after the reference page for quick reference data.

Overview

The definition for sustainable design and green home building is revealed. The definitions show how the meaning for the term can be developed. Four definitions display ways for the term to be enhanced. Mungo Construction, National Community Renaissance and Fore Property Company are the firms that get addressed. The elements are revealed for the major projects, scope, size, and financial performance. Elements within the three firms provide insight on their activity.

Definition of Sustainable Design and Green Home Building

A natural structure is originally described as a construction which uses numerous approaches like power proficiency, water saving, dependable consumption for ingredients and supplies, and internal air superiority to lessen the adverse ecological effects from the constructed atmosphere. Natural constructions are at the center of choices reached from civic powers, businesses, instructive organizations, and single people. Enhancing the tolerance for the construction atmosphere demands cautious thought for participants’ necessities and goals for together the formation for fresh structures and the retrofit for current structures. Comprehending urgencies and possible increases, and tracking both structure styles will amplify the supportable advantages attained in the constructions segment (UNEP, 2012).

Enhancement for Sustainable Design and Green Home Building

A natural structure is originally described as a construction which uses numerous approaches like power proficiency, H2O saving, dependable consumption for ingredients and supplies, and internal air superiority to lessen the adverse ecological effects from the constructed atmosphere (UNEP, 2012). Enhancing the tolerance for the construction atmosphere demands cautious thought for participants’ necessities and goals for together the formation for fresh structures and the retrofit for current structures (UNEP, 2012). Sustainable design upholds an expanded dedication to atmosphere guardianship and preservation, and concludes in an optimum weigh for expense, ecological, public, and mankind advantages at the same time experiencing the assignment and operation for the anticipated resource or structure (WBDG, 2012).

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Details

Seiten
8
Jahr
2013
ISBN (eBook)
9783656649366
ISBN (Buch)
9783656649380
Dateigröße
439 KB
Sprache
Englisch
Katalognummer
v272865
Institution / Hochschule
Argosy University
Note
100
Schlagworte
sustainable design green home building green homes and active names of three firms create a definition for sustainable design and green home building the major projects scope size financial performance and active names of three firms are revealed

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