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Building envelope

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Jeremy Gibberd

01 January 2009


uKESA Librarian, Jeremy Gibberd

Book chapter

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

South Africa

This chapter describes the way building envelopes can contribute to developing green buildings and sets out some objectives that could be aimed for. It also proposes a number of approaches that can be used to help design green building envelopes. Finally, aspects of green building envelopes are described so that designers can select and work with the most appropriate of these to develop high performance green building envelopes.


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Building design

Built environment


Climate Change/Resilience

Climate change


Green buildings

Green infrastructure


Human settlements

Human settlements

Innovative Technologies

Innovative building technologies

South Africa

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