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Year: 2013
Language: English
Category:
General Guideline

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Thailand’s Green Building Goals – Aspirations & Realities… (from: Solidiance)

Description:

Thailand’s green building industry will continue to grow fast as long as the right steps are taken to strengthen the regulatory framework and trigger more constraining regulations pushing for energy efficiency in buildings.





Year: 2014
Language: English
Category:
General Guideline,
Materials

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Green Building Market Report – South East Asia 2014 (from: BCI Asia)

Description:

BCI Asia is delighted to present its 2014 Green Building Report on South East Asia. It adds a further dimension to our substantial complement of products and services providing our clients in the region a greater understanding of the local and regional construction markets.





Year: 2013
Language: English
Category:
Materials

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2013 Handbook for Green Products (from: Michael A. Waibel)

Description:

The Handbook for Green Products provides information in an accessible format about technical and constructive corporate solutions and services for climate-adapted and energy-efficient commercial and residential buildings in Vietnam. It focuses on aspects of insulation, because surveys have shown that this offers the highest potential for energy saving. Like the Handbook for Green Housing, this product pursues a bottom-up approach by trying to convince people rather than to force them by regulations. We firmly believe that behaviour change is the key to sustainability.





Year: 2013
Language: English
Category:
General Guideline

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The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings: The Market Drivers and Impact of Building Design on Occupant Health, Well-Being and Productivity (from: McGraw-Hill Construction and World Green Building Council)

Description:

The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings: The Market Drivers and Impact of Building Design on Occupant Health, Well-Being and Productivity SmartMarket Report was produced by McGraw Hill Construction in partnership with the American Institute of Architects and other premier research partners: United Technologies, CB Richard Ellis and the U.S. Green Building Council.





Year: 2013
Language: English
Category:
General Guideline

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World Green Building Trends Smart Market Report (from: McGraw-Hill and World Green Building Council)

Description:

As sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives take hold around the world, firms are finding business value and opportunities from green building, including the opportunity for new environmentally responsible products, according to McGraw-Hill Construction’s latest SmartMarket Report in partnership with the World Green Building Council. The report, “World Green Building Trends - Business Benefits Driving New and Retrofit Market Opportunities in Over 60 Countries,” is based on a study of global green building trends and aims to discern drivers of the green building marketplace.





Year: 2014
Language: Vietnamese
Category:
General Guideline,
Management

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Vietnam Housing Sector Profile (from: UN Habitat)

Description:

The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) would like to present you with our Vietnam Housing Sector Profile report. This report has been published as one of a series of housing sector profiles in selected developing countries under the organisation’s international Adequate Housing for All Programme. The report was prepared by the UN-Habitat office in Vietnam under the framework of the project Support to Low income Housing Policy in Vietnam, which was implemented with financial support from the One Plan Fund.
This report covers the following sub-themes:
• Policies and legal frameworks related to housing
• Actors in housing process
• Housing supply
• Housing needs, demand, and affordability
• Urban land delivery system
• Housing finance
• Basic urban infrastructure
• The construction industry & building materials
• Housing markets





Year: 1995
Language: English
Category:



Principles of air conditioning (from: Lang, V. Paul)

Description:

A book chapter with fully detailed and illustrative series of figures explaining principles of air conditioning. It ends with a range of question for readers' self-assessment. Descriptions of Freon in evaporator and condenser oil and the dehumidification principles are detailed. System components such as compressor, condensor, evaporator, expansion device and types of heat are well-defined. Also, the undersizing and oversizing state of air conditioning system are explained.





Year: 2004
Language: English
Category:



Double Skin Façades for Office Buildings (from: Harris Poirazis)

Description:

The review describes the concept of Double Skin Facade (DSF) based on different literature sources and focus on the design of the system for the performance of the building, followed by the presentation of technical parameters that can influence the functional and physical properties of the cavity. Precise predictions can be made based on the accuracty of calculations of the facade. It is also crucial to prioritise the main goals and address the advantages and disadvantages of DSF.





Year: 2010
Language: English
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How building information modeling is contributing to green design and construction (from: McGraw-Hill Construction (MHC))

Description:

The growing green industry is forcing firms to apply effective methods of building information modelling (BIM). This handbook explores the improvement of green project outcomes by firms' use of BIM. It examines the driving factors for the practice of Green BIM, increasing adoption of specific tools and enhancing satisfaction with those tools. By comparing BIM user and non-user, a number of future registered users is proposed and the usefulness of each tool in meeting sustainability goals is analysed





Year: 2007
Language: Vietnamese
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Microclimate (from: Nguyen Dinh Huan)

Description:

Microclimate is a collection of studies describing external and microclimate diagramatically, in addition to a series of methods for evalution of the thermal comfort. Furthermore, readers can access a variety of controlling methods of climate by air conditioning, mechanical ventilation, natural ventilation such as plants and lakes.



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