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  • On behalf of the SB05Tokyo Student Session Organising Committee, I would like to welcome you all to Tokyo and to the first attempt of a student session in the series of Sustainable Building Conferences. We initiated this event based on the brief that it could create networks between young architects and researchers in the field of Sustainable Building, and that the networks could act as an essential catalyst for forming a better, less unsustainable future.

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  • Much has changed in the 3 years since the first edition of this book. The physics of heat, light, sound and energy is still the same, so there is little change in the first three parts. Apart from the correction of a few errors, a few new developments are mentioned, some new methods are included and statistics updated. Part 4 has many new elements that reflect societal changes, especially changes in public attitudes. Three years ago there were many who denied global warming or who regarded renewable energy technologies as ‘ kids ’ stuff ’. Today only a few of these survive.

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  • The sustainability and prosperity of the ancient civilizations of China, Egypt, Babylonia, Phoenicia, Persia and Roma were based on the extensive use of water for human consumption, crop irrigation, canal navigation and energy generation. Today, the worldwide scarcity of water and clean energy constitutes a central and critical problem for the whole humankind. This situation is aggravated as industrial, agricultural and municipal effl uents reach the water bodies, or the coastal seawater that is used as feed for desalination plants.

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  • In recent years the topic of environmental management has become very common. In sustainable development conditions, central and local governments much more often notice the need of acting in ways that diminish negative impact on environment. Environmental management may take place on many different levels – starting from global level, e.g. climate changes, through national and regional level (environmental policy) and ending on micro level. This publication shows many examples of environmental management....

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  • Global warming resulting from the use of fossil fuels is threatening the environment and energy efficiency is one of the most important ways to reduce this threat. Industry, transport and buildings are all high energy-using sectors in the world and even in the most technologically optimistic perspectives energy use is projected to increase in the next 50 years. How and when energy is used determines society’s ability to create long-term sustainable energy systems.

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  • The medical devices industry is booming. Growth in the industry has not stopped despite globally fluctuating economies. The main reason for this success is probably the self-sustaining nature of health care. In essence, the same technology that makes it possible for people to live longer engenders the need for more health-care technologies to enhance the quality of an extended lifetime. It comes as no surprise, then, that the demand for trained medical-device designers has increased tremendously over the past few years.

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  • the Council is chaired by Kurt Roeloffs, Global Chief investment officer of RREEF Real Estate. patricia Connoll Director of sustainability at RREEF Real Estate, is Co-Cha of the Council. Kurt also oversees sustainability research, strategy, practices, and resources. andrew nelson is a Director of Research at RREEF Real Estate and leads RREEF Real Estate’s global research on sustainable investment practices and industry trends in sustainability.

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  • Global Scaling Up Handwashing is a Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) project focused on learning how to apply innovative promotional approaches to behavior change to generate widespread and sustained improvements in handwashing with soap at scale among women of reproductive age (ages 15-49) and primary school-aged children (ages 5-9). The project is being implemented by local and national governments with technical support from WSP. For more information, please visit www.wsp.org/scalinguphandwashing.

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  • The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment was carried out between 2001 and 2005 to assess the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being and to establish the scientific basis for actions needed to enhance the conservation and sustainable use of ecosystems and their contributions to human well-being.

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  • The MHS program in Environmental Health is designed to address the academic and practice needs of students in the diverse environmental health field. For some, it serves as a foundation and provides direction for further academic training in medical school or doctoral programs. For others, the knowledge base it provides allows them to successfully pursue positions that incorporate environmental health perspectives and practice activities.

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