Appropriate Technology II

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MMGT 1012 Appropriate Technology II
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What is Smart Growth? Development accommodating the needs of the community without sacrificing the environment. Smart growth aims to balance development and environmental protection by creating new developments centered more in the towns and cities; include alternative transit options. Incorporate mixed use developments which moves away from the post WWII ideal of single home only suburbs to a model including housing, commercial, and retail space in the same development.
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Are buildings and homes a source of pollution? YES Buildings in the U.S emit: 49% of all sulfur dioxide 25% of all nitrous oxide 35% of all carbon dioxide 10% of particulate emissions
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What is a green building? A building constructed in a way that minimizes waste & includes recycled, renewable and reused resources to the maximum extent possible.
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What are the main characteristics of green buildings? Energy efficient or zero energy homes
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