HOW LOCATION INFLUENCES THE CHOICE OF SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES
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About Climate, Region, and Landscape: How Location Influences the Choice of Sustainability Strategies
For green building professionals, location – climate, region, and landscape – is the key to understanding the most appropriate sustainability strategies to pursue. In this five-page article, learn how two LEED project teams integrated geographic considerations into decisions regarding building location and form; materials; lighting, shading, and ventilation; and building systems.
The LEED projects featured in this article, both certified under LEED for New Construction are: Chartwell School in Seaside, California, and the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
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January 01, 2010
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