30 Jul '14, 1pm

Want to build green? Here is a glossary of #green #building to help you on your way... #Timber

home > building design > green building glossary Why 'Green'? Materials: manufacture, use & impact Energy Water Design for thermal performance Housing Refurbishment / Retrofit Lighting Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) Building Dismantling: Re-use & Recycling Embodied energy Glossary of Green building Greenwash Passivhaus Recycled content Passive Solar design Timber and the environment Timber terminology Cross-laminated timber Timber cladding Wood fibre insulation Wellbeing in the environment The EU REACH regulation Materials: whole life costing Opinion Reclaimed materials Case Study: The Larch House

Full article: http://www.greenspec.co.uk/building-design/glossary-of-gr...

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spectrum.ieee.org 28 Jul '14, 4pm

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