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Energy conserving site design case study, the Woodlands, Texas

Matt Swanson

Energy conserving site design case study, the Woodlands, Texas

by Matt Swanson

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Published by The Office, Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Texas,
  • Energy conservation -- Texas

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Matt Swanson, under contract no. AC01-78CS20056 ; prepared for U.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Solar Energy, Office of Buildings and Community Systems
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Buildings and Community Systems, Woodlands Development Corporation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14862891M

    Residential Design Review Committees Purpose. Each developed village in The Woodlands has a Residential Design Review Committee (RDRC) made up of at least three people elected by the village residents and property owners to serve one-year terms. Committee members serve in a volunteer capacity and represent the resident viewpoint essential to. 2. Sustainable Site Design, Development. plan and Land Use planning. Sustainable site design is one of the most economical and critical tools for incorporating green. infrastructure into development projects. Green infrastructure serves to protect water quality in streams, lakes and wetlands and thereby can meetFile Size: 1MB. A Look Behind the Texas Renewable Portfolio Standard: A Case Study. ABSTRACT A renewable portfolio standard (RPS -a statutory requirement to achieve a renewable energy goal by a certain date- is the tool of choice for many state policy makers concerned about climate change and the role played by electric generation. TexasCited by: energy conservation site and building design. It is important that municipalities adopt the latest building codes and have the necessary staff or consultants trained to implement the process. Energy Conservation Landscaping Illustration of proper landscaping to conserve building energy. Courtesy of Department of Energy.

    Window Design Strategies to Conserve Energy [Center for Building Technology, National Bureau of Standards, Dept. of Urban and Housing Development] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Window Design Strategies to Conserve EnergyAuthor: Center for Building Technology, National Bureau of Standards, Dept. of Urban and Housing Development. Ecological engineering in a new town development: Drainage design in The Woodlands, Texas Bo Yanga,∗, Ming-Han LIb 1 a Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Utah State University, Old Main Hill, Logan, UT , USA b Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas. Focusing on site-scale design, this book provides a regional framework for integrating sustainable practices throughout the design process. From landscape analysis to program and design development, each design phase is illustrated with detailed case studies covering a broad range of innovative built landscape architectural projects. Assessing planning approaches by watershed streamflow modeling: Case study of The Woodlands; Texas Bo Yanga,∗, Ming-Han Lib 1 a Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Utah State University, Old Main Hill, Logan, UT , USA.

    The lighting systems installed when the school was built featured popular lighting systems that are still to this day specified in newly constructed schools and offices. Energy Conservation audited the building and found lighting solutions to save energy and even further . ‘Sustainable innovation for Queensland’s housing design: a case study The book ‘Positive Development’ by Janis Birkeland ()discusses in depth some of the (Figure 2). The architects utilised energy rating systems early in the design process that allowed design alterations like room arrangements, ceiling heights, adding File Size: KB.   "The energy sector is obviously a huge impact not only for The Woodlands and the region but for Texas as a whole. Along with our health care industry as well, the good news is the area is a lot Author: Nora Olabi. Apr 5, - Explore homeenergyces's board "Books about Home Energy Conservation and Sustainability", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Energy conservation, Books and Sustainability pins.


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