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Tymkow, P, Tassou, S, Kolokotroni, M and Jouhara, H (2013) Building Services Design for Energy Efficient Buildings. Abingdon: Routledge.

Building Services Design for Energy Efficient Buildings. By Paul Tymkow, Savvas Tassou, Maria Kolokotroni and Hussam Jouhara, Routledge, Abingdon, 2013. 378 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-59637-4, £29.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: The role and influence of building services engineers is undergoing rapid change … Continue reading

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ICCREM 2012: 10th International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management

1-2 October 2012, Kansas City, USA Contact: Xiaolong Xue, iccrem@vip.163.com http://www.iccrem.com

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2013 Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Conference

3-5 April 2013, Pennsylvania, USA Contact: Prof Chimay Anumba, AEI-2013@engr.psu.edu http://www.engr.psu.edu/ae/AEI2013

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Sabnis, G M, (Ed.) (2012) Green building with concrete: sustainable design and construction. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press

Green building with concrete: sustainable design and construction Edited by Gajanan M Sabnis, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4398-1296-9, £82.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: Packed with case studies highlighting construction companies that regularly recycle between 70% and 95% of … Continue reading

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Adshead, J (2011) Green buildings and the law. London: Spon Press

Green buildings and the law. By Julie Adshead, Spon Press, London, 2011. 288pp, ISBN 978-0-415-55926-3, 70 (hb) In countries such as the UK, the energy used in constructing, occupying and operating buildings represents approximately 50% of greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure … Continue reading

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Book reviews published in 2010

Anderson, J, Shiers, D and Steele, K (2009) The green guide to specification 4th ed, Bracknell: Wiley-Blackwell. (Reviewed by Wai Kiong Chong, University of Kansas) DOI: 10.1080/01446190903460656 Barras, R (2007) Building cycles: growth and instability, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. (Reviewed by Dr … Continue reading

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