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Title Retrofit for purpose : low energy renewal of non-domestic buildings / Penoyre & Prasad ; [contributed by] Sunand Prasad [and six others].
Imprint London : RIBA Publishing, 2014.

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Subject Buildings -- Retrofitting.
Buildings -- Energy conservation -- Great Britain.
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Great Britain.
Green technology -- Great Britain.
Buildings -- Energy conservation -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Green technology -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Alt Name Prasad, Sunand.
Penoyre & Prasad (Firm)
Description 1 online resource (209 pages) : color illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-208).
Summary This book examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit. Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of usability and image as on the improvements in the energy and resource use of non-domestic buildings. While an essay section places these projects into a wider context, suggesting that despite the importance of sharing and analysing data, there is more to retrofit than just energy efficiency. The authors take a range of other retrofit variables: from client ambition to tenure, budget, use type, age, context, fashion and fiscal arrangements and assess how retrofit can be made affordable, how it fits in with wider government policy and how performance can be measured.
Credits Essays by Sunand Prasad, Bill Bordass, Richard Francis, Roderic Bunn, Rajat Gupta and Matt Gregg, Mark Siddall.
Note Greg Penoyre is co-founder of Penoyre and Prasad. He has advised numerous clients and industry bodies, including the National Health Service (NHS) Estates on procurement and design quality, and has acted as Design Champion for a number of major bids. He is a visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield and has been involved in course validation and external examining at a number of universities. Sunand Prasad is co-founder of Penoyre and Prasad. He was President of the RIBA from 2007-2009 and was voted one of The Independent's top 100 environmentalists for his work on sustainability during this time. He continues to hold a number of key industrypositions, including membership of the Mayor's Design Advisory Panel for London and of the Green Construction Board, as well astrusteeship of the think tank Centre for Cities and of disaster relief charity, Article 25.
Print version record.
ISBN 9780429347603 (electronic bk.)
042934760X (electronic bk.)
9781000705089 (electronic bk. ; EPUB)
1000705080 (electronic bk. ; EPUB)
9781000704310 (electronic bk. ; Mobipocket)
1000704319 (electronic bk. ; Mobipocket)
9781000703542 (electronic bk. ; PDF)
1000703541 (electronic bk. ; PDF)
9781859465141
1859465145
OCLC # 1111577926
Additional Format Print version: Retrofit for purpose. London : RIBA Publishing, 2014 9781859465141 (DLC) 2013496508 (OCoLC)864429330


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