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Water Management in Sustainable Buildings

  • Motoyasu Kamata
  • Masayuki Mae
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 1)

Abstract

In Japan, since World War II, better water systems have been developed and the amount of water used has increased rapidly. Nationally, rainfall is relatively plentiful and the cost of water service is not expensive in many regions. So people are not very sensitive about water conservation in regards to buildings. In that context, the main interest of designing the water system in a building has been to assure comfort by determining the proper number of fixtures and the system capacity.

Keywords

Water Usage Water Saving Sewage Pipe Sustainable Building Water Saving Technology 
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© Springer 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Motoyasu Kamata
    • 1
  • Masayuki Mae
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureThe University of TokyoTokyoJAPAN

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