The new book Sustainable Buildings by Elisabeth Green, Tristram Hope and Alan Yates was recently published. The book deals with buildings´ role and impact of sustainability, guiding principles, understanding the building physics and behavioral principles, planning buildings´ performance, assessment methodologies including targets and reporting requirements. The book combines a summary of good practices and sources of information helpful to practitioners involved in the design and procurement of buildings.
The authors have uses Swegon Air Academy Simply GREEN as a source of analysis of the relative number of categories and weightings of a number of established energy and environmental standards. Download the specific pages from the book (Sustainable Buildings and Simply GREEN).