TITLE

Integrated Design For Small Commercial Buildings: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobs, Peter C.; Higgins, Cathy
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2004, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p0
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the growth of high-performance or green buildings. Importance of integrated design in achieving high-performance for green buildings; Feasibility of using integrated design in small buildings; Major opportunity for energy savings in small buildings.
ACCESSION #
14089037

 

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