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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Federal research and development agenda for net-zero energy, high-performance green buildings /|
|Publisher||National Science and Technology Council (U.S.), Committee on Technology,|
|Subjects||Sustainable buildings--United States--Design and construction. ; Sustainable architecture--United States. ; Buildings--Environmental aspects--United States. ; Architecture and energy conservation. ; Construction industry--Energy conservation--United States.|
|Collation|| p. : ill. ; 28 cm.|
"October 2008." Includes bibliographical references (p. 72).
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Integrated, performance-based design, construction, and operation -- Net-zero energy building technologies and strategies -- Water use and rainwater retention -- Material utilization, waste, and life cycle environmental impacts -- Occupant health and performance -- Overcoming barriers to implementation -- Collection, analysis, and dissemination of research results -- Conclusions and next steps -- Appendix A: Definition of key terms -- Appendix B: Acronyms and abbreviations -- Appendix C: Legislative authorities and supporting documents -- Appendix D: Federal agency roles and mission areas -- Appendix E: Details of recent legislative acts, memorandums of understanding and executive orders.