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№3 2021

Summer 2015

Summary of the summer 2015 issue «Sustainable Building Technologies».

International green building standards and asset evaluation p. 6

Ksenia Agapova

Energy efficiency and environmental aspects become key factors in tenants` and investors` decision making. Despite this property evaluation methods are not prepared to incorporate these factors in monetary property appraisal. This lack of transparency discourages investors and restricts green building market growth.

Net Zero Blue print p. 14

Tom Hootman, David Okada, Shanti Pless, Michael Sheppy,  Paul Torcellini

When the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) decided to move 800 staff out of leased space into a new office building on its Golden, Colo., campus, it used that opportunity to build a living lab for best practices in net zero energy performance based on DOE and NREL research.

 Tropical Forest at the Center of the Capital. Adiabatic Watering Technology p. 30

Mikhail Bystrov, Olga Serenkova

A Review of modern adiabatic air-moisturizing systems and an example of using an air-moisturizing as a fogforming system in a Green House of the main Botanical Garden of RAS.

Greenhouse of the main Botanic Garden is a unique combination of a living museum of tropical and subtropical plants. The construction is a complex translucent envelope made of glass panes and energy saving properties on a metal frame.

 «THERMOCOOL» high-tech engineering solutions used in the construction of Spartak stadium («Otkrytie Arena») p. 40

«Otkritie Arena» is the newest stadium the most titled Russian football club «Spartak», which will host matches of the FIFA World Cup 2018. During the construction of the stadium «THERMOCOOL» implemented the most advanced engineering solutions applied in the construction of the world’s leading sports facilities.

 Baku White City. BREEAM certification case study p. 50

Ksenia Agapova

The first landmark building in Azerbaijan is the largest redevelopment project in the world Baku White City received BREEAM International 2013 environmental assessment certificate of Good level.

 Green Neighborhood in New Moscow p. 62

A new generation neighborhood was built in New Moscow, not far from the village of Dudkino. The neighborhood was designed according to the green construction principles: environmental friendliness, energy efficiency, economic feasibility and use of alternative energy sources.

 Absorption Chillers p. 74

Nikolay Shilkin

Absorption chillers are successfully used in districts with high loads on the power supply system as an alternative to compressor units.

Professional Knowledge Sustainability Strategy p. 84

Marianna Brodach

The classical education system is relying on fundamental scientific knowledge gained in Universities with its subsequent perfection during routine work, but mainly – thanks to participation in scientific conferences and reading of publications in professional magazines.