Energy-conserving site design: case study, The Woodlands, Texas
The Woodlands is a HUD Title VII New Town located north of Houston. It includes 22,000 acres and the plan for the new town consists of 6 residential villages, a town center called the Metro Center and several additional tracts, such as the Trade Center for larger-scale industrial use. Each village is to be structured around one large and several supporting neighborhood centers. Ultimate population is planned to be 150,000. Included in this report are sections on background, team structure and organization, methodological considerations, the conventional and energy-conserving plan, constraints to implementation, and general conclusions and next phases.
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- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- The Woodlands Development Corp., TX (USA)
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Solar Energy
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; COMMUNITIES; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; TEXAS; CLIMATES; DATA COMPILATION; DECISION MAKING; ENERGY CONSERVATION; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; HUMAN POPULATIONS; IMPLEMENTATION; LAND USE; LEGAL ASPECTS; WATER REQUIREMENTS; DATA; EFFICIENCY; INFORMATION; NORTH AMERICA; NUMERICAL DATA; POPULATIONS; SOUTHWEST REGION; USA; 320600* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Municipalities & Community Systems- (1980-); 320100 - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Buildings; 510500 - Environment, Terrestrial- Site Resource & Use Studies- (-1989); 291000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Conservation
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