Building greenscrapers / by Steven L. Stern ; consultant, Frank Robbins.
By: Stern, Steven L.
Contributor(s): Robbins, Frank, consultant.Material type: BookSeries: Going green: Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bearport Pub., c2010Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 1597169625 (library binding); 9781597169622 (library binding).Subject(s): Building -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature | Skyscrapers -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature | Sustainable buildings -- Juvenile literatureSummary: Learn about the latest innovations that are making skyscrapers more energy-efficient.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
With their awesome heights and unique architecture, skyscrapers have always captured people's imaginations. Now there's one more reason to admire these buildings: They're going green! Skyscrapers have traditionally been large consumers of energy, but today there's a movement to make these huge structures more eco-friendly. In Building Green-scrapers, kids will learn about the latest innovations that are making skyscrapers more energy-efficient. Large, full-color photos and fascinating facts will engage young environmentalists as they learn about the current efforts to make their planet greener.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 32) and index.
Learn about the latest innovations that are making skyscrapers more energy-efficient.