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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A First-Hand Look at the High-Performance Civano DevelopmentThis GreenSource book offers a complete survey of Civano, the largest high-performance mixed-use community in the United States.
Located in Tucson, Arizona, Civano encompasses high standards of resource conservation, sustainability, and solar energy use. Inside the Civano Project features insider information on the planning, funding, building, and management of this development, which integrates residential communities with shopping, workplace, school, and civic facilities, as well as parks and natural open spaces.
The book discusses the zoning and building code guidelines, sustainable building materials, energy standards, and water conservation technologies that make Civano ahead of its time. Inside the Civano Project covers:Behind-the-scenes preconstruction discussions Site analysis, planning, and zoningInsights from members of the Civano development teamThe Congress for the New UrbanismThe LEED-Neighborhood Development programPublic/private land development strategiesThe Urban Lands ActThe Integrated Method of Performance and Cost Tracking (IMPACT) SystemEnergy and water use monitoringPhotographs of CivanoChallenges, pitfalls, and lessons learned throughout Civano's development
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