Select one out of these four different building systems:
Tram station: An old train station that is being converted to an energy-efficient light rail system stop.
Strip mall: A new strip mall is being constructed. Specific emphasis
is on efficient storm-water drainage, together with efficient use of
solar energy and zero-emissions from the individual businesses.
Sports arena: An old facility was demolished and found to have
asbestos, lead paint, and soil pollution from chlorinated organic
Commercial skyscraper: A state-of-the-art building is being
constructed with a lightweight recycled steel structure and with
minimized use of air conditioning and heating systems.
of the following energy systems for use in your chosen building system
(both as energy source and also power generation purposes):
a particular energy system and present in detail the applicability in
green building design and construction for the building system you have
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing a sustainable use and green strategy for your chosen building system.
Describe possible sustainable heating and cooling systems.
Assess the possible use of wind for your building system
Assess potential sources of onsite renewable power generation given your building system choice
Which energy source would be the best green strategy for your chosen building system?
What makes this the best onsite renewable power source?