Sustainability at the Cutting Edge

Emerging Technologies for Low Energy Buildings

Author: Peter Frederick Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750656786

Category: Architecture

Page: 178

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This is your first point of reference in understanding the future direction of sustainable technology. It introduces the very latest in practical sustainability techniques and illustrates the diverse technologies being developed to create optimum eco-efficiency in our built environment. Peter F. Smith takes you through the current research and prototypes which will affect every feature of the evolution of building design. As sustainable building becomes increasingly essential - with the advent of climate change, government legislation and international treaties - this is valuable knowledge for every architect, engineer and designer who wishes their designs to be both responsive and cutting edge. With information from the leaders in their fields, this book is a comprehensive reference to the emerging technologies for this innovative approach to design. * Learn about the future of sustainable technology * Gain a knowledge about the newest designs and details of the built environment * Benefit from the inside knowledge and expertise of the author

River Fly-fishing

The Complete Guide

Author: Peter Lapsley

Publisher: Robert Hale Limited

ISBN: 9780709071228

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 207

View: 4444


Peter Lapsley, in his masterly treatment of the subject, reveals that river fly-fishing is widely available throughout the country at reasonable cost, providing anglers with a wonderful variety of opportunities. Armed with this book, both novice and experienced fly-fishers will gain from the author's clear, concise, and handsomely illustrated instructions. Topics include the history of river fly-fishing, the types of the streams and rivers in which trout and grayling are found, the behavior of the fish and of the creatures they eat, equipment and flies, casting techniques and problem-solving, and much more.