Handbook Of Green Building Design And Construction

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
Publisher Butterworth-Heinemann
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Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 1064
ISBN 9780128104439
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design. Written in an easy to understand style, the book is updated to reflect new standards to LEED. In addition, readers will find sections that cover the new standards to BREEAM that involve new construction Infrastructure, data centers, warehouses, and existing buildings. Provides vital information and penetrating insights into three of the top Green Building Codes and Standards applied Internationally Includes the latest updates for complying with LEED v4 Practices and BREEAM Presents case studies that draws on over 35 years of personal experience from across the world

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-10-15

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design. Written in an easy to understand style, the book is updated to reflect new standards to LEED.

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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2012

Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction provides a wealth of practical guidelines and essential insights that will facilitate the design of green buildings. Written in an easy to understand style, the Handbook draws on over 35

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A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering
  • Author : Dejan Mumovic
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17

The combined challenges of health, comfort, climate change and energy security cross the boundaries of traditional building disciplines. This authoritative collection, focusing mostly on energy and ventilation, provides the current and next generation of building engineering professionals with what they need to work closely with many disciplines to meet these

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Sustainability   Scarcity
  • Author : Peter Ozolins
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-08-13

Sustainability & Scarcity addresses a gap in the literature on green building recognized by many in the fields of international development, architecture, construction, housing and sustainability. Rather than being based on the experiences of more economically-developed countries, this book describes the nature of green building in the developing world, elaborating the

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Green Building Handbook  Volume 1
  • Author : Tom Woolley,Sam Kimmins,Rob Harrison,Paul Harrison
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002-09-11

Environmentally responsible building involves resolving many conflicting issues and requirements. Each stage in the design process from the fundamental decisions about what, where and even whether to build has implications for the environment. Evolving out of the success of Green Building Digest, a publication described by Building Design as well-researched,

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Green Building with Concrete
  • Author : Gajanan M. Sabnis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-16

Illustrates the Global Relevance of SustainabilityApplicable to roads, bridges, and other elements of the infrastructure, Green Building with Concrete: Sustainable Design and Construction, Second Edition provides an overview of all available information on the role of concrete in green building. A handbook offering viewpoints from worldwide experts

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Sustainable Construction
  • Author : Charles J. Kibert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-03-29

The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. With broad coverage including architecture, engineering, and construction, this book nevertheless delivers detailed information on all aspects of the green

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Green Building
  • Author : Michael Bauer,Peter Mösle,Michael Schwarz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-12-03

An important consideration for energy-efficient buildings is their primary energy requirements over the entire life cycle. How to determine this? What integrative factors influence the performance of a healthy and sustainable building? This, while it may be important for clients and architects to know, is frequently not very transparent. This

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LEED v4 Practices  Certification  and Accreditation Handbook
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-11-30

LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, Second Edition, provides users with a practical user-friendly roadmap that presents the guidelines for selecting the LEED v4 rating system to better fit a particular project (e.g. LEED for Building Design and Construction, LEED for Operations and Maintenance, LEED for Interior Design

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Green Construction Project Management and Cost Oversight
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2010-05-20

Green Construction is a specialized and skilled profession, and the author has extensive experience in this field. With this in mind, the reference is designed to provide practical guidelines and essential insights in preparing competent and professional looking ?Project Analysis Reports? and ?Project Status Reports?. The book also provides numerous

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Contractor s Guide to Green Building Construction
  • Author : Thomas E. Glavinich,Associated General Contractors
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-04-07

Written for contractors and endorsed by the Associated General Contractors of America Written specifically for contractors, this "how-to" book enables you to meet the challenges of green building construction. You'll discover how constructing environmentally friendly, sustainable buildings influences project management, delivery, documentation, and risk. Moreover, the book guides you through

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Green Building  Principles and Practices in Residential Construction
  • Author : Abe Kruger,Carl Seville
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2012-01-03

GREEN BUILDING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION provides a current, comprehensive guide to this exciting, emerging field. From core concepts to innovative applications of cutting-edge technology and the latest industry trends, this text offers an in-depth introduction to the construction of green homes. Unlike many texts that adopt a

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Sustainable Communities Design Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-03

The objective of Sustainable Communities Design Handbook is to ensure a better quality of life for everyone, both now and for generations to come. This means creating a better and safer environment internationally through the sustainable use of natural resources, encouraging sustainable development which supports a strong economy, and ensuring

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The Whole Building Handbook
  • Author : Varis Bokalders,Maria Block
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2004

The Whole Building Handbook is a compendium of all the issues and strategies that architects need to understand to design and construct sustainable buildings for a sustainable society. The authors move beyond the current definition of sustainability in architecture, which tends to focus on energy-efficiency, to include guidance for architecture

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Building Design and Construction Handbook
  • Author : Frederick S. Merritt
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 1982

Provides updated, comprehensive, and practical information and guidelines on aspects of building design and construction, including materials, methods, structural types, components, and costs, and management techniques.

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