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The Ecological Engineer is a new book series that celebrates the most innovative engineers in North America and the practices and principles that they use to produce functionally outstanding structures, systems and technologies, in a way that embraces the emerging philosophy of sustainable design. Organized into three critical sections: Practice, Principles and Projects, the book provides a valuable resource and touchstone for engineers, architects and other building professionals who hope to embrace an ethic that is responsible to both people and the environment. Volume One: KEEN Engineering focuses on the innovative work of one of the leading sustainable MEP firms in North America: KEEN Engineering. As mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers who work on projects all over the continent, they have consistently been inspiring on multiple levels, as a company, as individuals and just by the sheer volume and quality of their work.

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This book is the first in a series of profiles on environmentally responsible engineering firms that embrace sustainable design--and are successful. Authors Macaulay, a freelance writer, and McLennan, a sustainability consultant, spotlight Keen Engineering, a company of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical engineers involved in projects throughout the country. Chapters cover the company's origins and history, its principles and methodologies, and detailed discussions of specific Keen projects, including low-tech and high-tech engineering solutions to a variety of potential problems. The book includes numerous illustrations and photographs. Valuable for engineers and engineering students and anyone involved with issues of the environment and sustainability. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN:
9780974903347
Subtitle:
Volume 1: KEEN Engineering
Author:
David R. Macaulay and Jason F. McLennan
Publisher:
ECOtone Publishing Company
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Series:
Ecological Engineer
Series Volume:
1
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
230

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