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Refurbishment and Renovation

Routledge now publish an extensive list of books to help with all of your refurbishment and renovation needs from regulations to conservation and energy efficiency to design and planning.

You can view all relevant tiles in the new Refurbishment and Renovation Online Catalog.

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  1. Ecohouse

    4th Edition

    By Sue Roaf, Manuel Fuentes, Stephanie Thomas-Rees

    Sue Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency. Here she reveals the concepts, structures and techniques that lie behind the realization of her ideals. By using her own house as a case study, Roaf guides the reader through the ideas for energy-efficient design...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Retrofit and Facilities Management

    By Paul Appleby

    Governments across the globe are setting targets for reducing their carbon emissions. For example, the UK Government has committed to an eighty per cent reduction by 2050, when twenty-eight million buildings that currently exist will still be standing; this represents a challenge to improve...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Construction Materials Reference Book

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Doran, Bob Cather

    Fully updated to reflect the latest materials and their applications, this second edition of the Construction Materials Reference Book remains the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project. The theory and...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Home Refurbishment

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Retrofitting Homes for Efficiency

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at: draught-proofing, insulation and damp ventilation,...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housing

    By Simon Burton

    Based on careful analysis and experience in all housing sectors and house types, this handbook explains and demonstrates how to incorporate the most effective energy saving measures in the existing housing stock. It begins by setting out the basic aims of sustainable refurbishment before presenting...

    Published October 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

    By Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)

    Series: Planning and Installing

    New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system. With a global focus, it has been updated to include sections on new technology and concepts, new legislation and the current PV...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Creative Reuse of Buildings: Volume One

    By Derek Latham

    Addresses the advantages and practicalities involved in the issue of the creative re-use of existing buildings....

    Published February 14th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Survey and Repair of Traditional Buildings

    A Conservation and Sustainable Approach

    By Richard Oxley

    Understanding the unique requirements of traditional buildings is crucial to providing appropriate guidance on their care and repair. This book will help practitioners identify the particular issues relating to older buildings and the problems they may encounter when surveying and repairing them....

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Maintenance of Historic Buildings: A Practical Handbook

    By Jurgen Klemisch

    Maintenance helps to preserve the significance of a historic building, retaining both the structural integrity of the building fabric and its appearance. Maintenance can extend a building's life, reduce or remove the need for repairs and ultimately offers a sustainable approach to the conservation...

    Published April 28th 2011 by Routledge