Sustainable Libraries - Shades of Green, Introduction

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Sustainable Libraries: Shades of Green

ALA LAMA BES.
ALA Annual 2008 Anaheim
Sat., Jun. 28, 8–10 a.m.

Updates on evolving “green” opportunities for library buildings from architects Jeffrey Hoover, William Brown, and Sarah Schuler, plus Steve Thomas (Ohio Twp. Lib., Newburgh, IN).

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Sustainable Libraries - Shades of Green, Introduction

  1. 1. SHADES OF G REEN Basics LAMA/BES Architecture for Public Libraries Committee
  2. 2. SHADES OF G REEN What is “Green” Design? US Green Building Council Definition Design construction practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of buildings on the th environment occupants in six areas: i t ti i Sustainable Site Planning Safeguarding W t Water Efficiency Sf di Water W t Effi i Energy Atmosphere Conservation of Materials and Resources Indoor Environmental Quality Innovation Design Process LAMA/BES Architecture for Public Libraries Committee

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