The Center for Applied Transect Studies (CATS) announces the availability as freeware of the new Sustainable Urbanism Performance-based SmartCode Module, written by Farr Associates, authors of the acclaimed book Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature.
The Sustainable Urbanism Module includes :
ZERO NET ENERGY BUILDINGS
SURFACE TO VOLUME RATIO & BUILDING ORIENTATION
SHADING OF GLAZING
VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED
TREE CANOPY COVER