Greening ModernismPreservation, Sustainability and the Modern Movementby Carl Stein (FAIA) W.W. Norton & CompanyGreening Modernism addresses the interrelationships between sustainability, architectural preservation, and the Modern movement and places these issues into historical perspective. For the past quarter-century, mainstream architecture has proceeded on the underlying belief that we have the resources to build whatever and as much as we want and that technology can overcome any problems we create for ourselves through our building activities. The serious shortages that now confront us demand a thorough reevaluation of this premise. Carl Stein, nationally recognized for his contributions to the field of sustainable design, connects the impact of individual building design decisions to the global energy and environmental crises. He sets out the argument for sustainability inherent in Modern design, identifying tenets that are intrinsic to contemporary ecological thinking, and he provides the nuts-and-bolts information to assist practitioners and students of architecture, engineering, planning, and environmentalism in specific building-upgrade projects. While not a how-to handbook, Greening Modernism provides quantitative data and describes the environmental benefits from the continued use of the vast inventory of modern buildings, including reduced demand for energy and other finite resources and reduced need for waste processing. Greening Modernism explains the relationships between design and technology in the pre-petroleum, early-petroleum, and late-petroleum eras and goes on to suggest opportunities for architecture in a post-petroleum world.While recognizing the inescapable limits of finite resources, Carl Stein, using a combination of evocative images and hard data, presents an optimistic view of an architecture that improves quality of life and cultural experience by using existing structures that have been revitalized from a Modernist perspective. Specific examples range from individual building components - envelope, mechanical systems, controls - to regional and national infrastructure.Energy Conscious ArchitectureProfessional Development ProgramMonograph SeriesNational Council of Architectural Registration BoardsEnergy Conscious Architecture, originally published in 1993 with a subsequent update and reprinting in 2001, is the first generally available monograph in the NCARB Professional Development Program series. The topics range from long-term and recent history to both broad conceptual and fine-grain specific measures for designing low energy use buildings. In addition to its ?how-to? information, the monograph makes a compelling case for the importance of considering the energy performance of buildings not only as a socially responsible act but also as an underlying design imperative.Handbook of Energy Use for Building ConstructionUS Department of EnergyThe Handbook of Energy Use for Building Construction, co-authored by Carl Stein, FAIA and Richard G. Stein, FAIA, was created under a contract with US DOE based on ground-breaking investigations into the embodied energy in construction; that is, the total energy required to obtain resources, process and manufacture raw materials, fabricate components and systems, and assemble them at the building site. Although published in 1981, it remains the most comprehensive information source of its kind and has been used to help justify the preservation of numerous structures as well as to assess the effect of building alternatives on energy consumption.Energy in ArchitectureProfessional Development ProgramAmerican Institute of ArchitectsThe Energy in Architecture brochure ? the ?Silver Bullet... See More? ? was developed in 1981 by the Energy Professional Development Task Group of the National AIA Energy Committee. The brochure established the organization and broad topics of the program that would create four texts, train an outstanding faculty and deliver seminars to thousands of practicing architects in the largest educational program then undertaken by the Institute. It was also a key asset in building support for the program as it was under development.Energy in Design: Applications - Level 3 Workshop Professional Development ProgramAmerican Institute of ArchitectsThe Energy in Architecture texts were created for the seminars that delivered the program to AIA members and other practicing architects. They followed the organization established by the AIA Energy Committee and the Energy Professional Development Task Group which divided the subject into four levels of knowledge ranging from that which a well informed layperson should know, through the levels expertise that should be expected of a practicing architect and finally the material that an ?energy specialist? might offer. The program was structured to allow subject modules to be created independently while retaining an overall coherence.Energy Conservation in Existing BuildingsArchitect Development Verification Program Monograph Series National Council of Architectural Registration BoardsEnergy Conservation in Existing Buildings, co-authored with Richard G. Stein, FAIA, was the prototype monograph for the NCARB Professional Development Program. The monograph dealt with the environmental rationale of reusing existing buildings as well as discussing general approaches and specific techniques for improving their performance.Low Energy Utilization SchoolBoard of Education, City of New YorkNational Science Foundation & Bureau of StandardsThe Low Energy Use School study, conducted in for the NYC Board of Education and the National Science Foundation in conjunction with the National Bureau of Standards was a ground-breaking analysis of energy-use patterns in 1000 NYC school buildings. The first phase produced comprehensive criteria for the design of new, high-performance school buildings. In the second phase, recommendations were developed for measure which could be rapidly implemented in existing buildings. This was supported by the creation of an operating manual that was distributed to all school custodians.