Materials and Construction Technologies for Sustainable Development
Construction is a major industry in all countries and great deal of natural resources are consumed in buildings. Buildings have a significant and continuously increasing impact on the environment since they are responsible for a large portion of carbon emissions and use a considerable number of resources. This special volume on ‘Materials and Construction Technologies for Sustainable Development’ contains Eleven chapters which address a wide range of issues pertaining to building materials with reference to energy efficiency. The volume will be of special interest to environmentally conscious engineers, producers of building materials, architects, building professional and it may also be useful to scientists and researchers.