Leed New Construction Project Management Greensource

Author: Vijaya Yellamraju
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071744460
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A One-Stop Guide to Managing LEED-New Construction Projects This GreenSource book explains, step by step, how to integrate LEED-New Construction (NC) rating system requirements into the building design and construction processes. Project planning, goals, coordination, implementation, and documentation are covered in detail. LEED-New Construction Project Management provides a tested framework for taking a project from inception to successful certification and shows you how to master the tools to make the process more efficient. Three in-depth case studies covering new commercial building construction, major renovations, and a portfolio of buildings highlight the strategies presented in the book. LEED-New Construction Project Management covers: The LEED rating system and LEED-NC credit categories The project management process Project definition and goal setting Design phase integration Construction phase implementation The LEED process: adaptability, applicability, and best practices Future trends Credit implementations: sustainable sites; water efficiency; energy and atmosphere; materials and resources; indoor environmental quality; innovation in design

Green Facilities Industrial And Commercial Leed Certification Greensource

Author: Greg Winkler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071744525
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An in-depth guide to greening industrial and commercial facilities This GreenSource book is a valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy by implementing sustainable production and business operations. Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification examines a wide range of sustainability factors and reveals how to control costs through focused attention on reduced energy consumption, enhanced equipment efficiency, consistent maintenance, and more-flexible building and human resource management. Specific industry resources for each strategy are included in this practical guide. GREEN FACILITIES: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL LEED CERTIFICATION COVERS: LEED certification and other sustainability programs Indoor health and thermal comfort Utilities, including renewable energy and on-site energy generation Operations--indoor chemicals, water management, lighting, cleaning, and more Building features, such as doors, windows, loading docks, insulation, and air infiltration Exterior features, including landscaping, paving, shading, siding, roofing, and more Web resources, software, and government and utility programs

The Engineering Guide To Leed New Construction Green Source

Author: Liv Haselbach
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071489932
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Acquire the skills needed to apply the LEED-New Construction rating system to any green construction project The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects. This much-needed reference offers practical discussions of the main concepts of sustainability, and also presents detailed equations and exercises that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. You will find authoritative information on sustainable sites…water efficiency… energy and atmosphere…materials and resources…indoor environmental quality…innovations in design…a systematic view of green…and many other topics related to sustainability in construction. A valuable tool for the office or job site, The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction features: A practical focus on the LEED-NC rating system and how to apply it Numerous exercises and equations that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC Expert guidance on the main concepts of sustainability A wealth of information on innovation in design Inside this Cutting-Edge Guide to Sustainable Construction • Introduction to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC Rating System • Sustainable Sites • Water Efficiency • Energy and Atmosphere • Materials and Resources • Indoor Environmental Quality • Innovation in Design • A Systematic View of Green • Department of Defense Sustainable Construction _ Low Impact Development

Recycling Construction Demolition Waste A Leed Based Toolkit Greensource

Author: Greg Winkler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071713395
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A Complete Reference on Construction Waste Recycling This GreenSource guide offers comprehensive information on how to recycle as much as 95 percent of new construction and demolition waste, reuse existing materials, and comply with U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED waste management guidelines. Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste provides the strategies and tools you need to develop and implement a successful jobsite waste management plan. This practical resource also covers other programs that promote sustainable construction, such as the International Code Council's ICC-ES program, the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Green Building Program, the Green Building Initiative Green Globes Program, BREEAM, and more. FIND OUT HOW TO: Manage construction and demolition waste on the jobsite Set up an efficient jobsite recycling center Recycle new construction waste Conduct an on-site audit to assess demolition waste Reuse existing materials, including asphalt, brick, concrete, insulation, structural steel, wood, glass, and more Develop a comprehensive waste management plan Comply with LEED standards to earn waste management credits Get details on other green certification and code programs Document waste management compliance Include appropriate specifications in construction documents Market your jobsite recycling program Downloadable forms, templates, spreadsheets, and checklists available at www.mhprofessional.com/rcadw.

Emerald Architecture Case Studies In Green Building Greensource

Author: GreenSource Magazine
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071642633
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Design inspiration for structures that are beautiful as well as sustainable This unique and lavishly illustrated guide offers invaluable inspiration for the planning of sustainable structures and facilities. Twenty-four in-depth case studies provide information for a wide variety of projects— from schools, offices, and labs to libraries and a summer camp. Each case study includes a description of the building, how it works, and how successful it has been.

Green Building Through Integrated Design Greensource Books

Author: Jerry Yudelson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071546027
Size: 15.40 MB
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Market: architects; engineers; project managers; general contractors; cost estimators; property and real estate managers; facility managers; property developers International appeal: includes 25 project profiles from the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Spain, China, and India Thirty key players share their experiences and lessons learned from working on green building projects

Inside The Civano Project Greensource Books

Author: Al Nichols
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071599320
Size: 50.13 MB
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A First-Hand Look at the High-Performance Civano Development This GreenSource book offers a complete survey of Civano, the largest high-performance mixed-use community in the United States. Located in Tucson, Arizona, Civano encompasses high standards of resource conservation, sustainability, and solar energy use. Inside the Civano Project features insider information on the planning, funding, building, and management of this development, which integrates residential communities with shopping, workplace, school, and civic facilities, as well as parks and natural open spaces. The book discusses the zoning and building code guidelines, sustainable building materials, energy standards, and water conservation technologies that make Civano ahead of its time. Inside the Civano Project covers: Behind-the-scenes preconstruction discussions Site analysis, planning, and zoning Insights from members of the Civano development team The Congress for the New Urbanism The LEED-Neighborhood Development program Public/private land development strategies The Urban Lands Act The Integrated Method of Performance and Cost Tracking (IMPACT) System Energy and water use monitoring Photographs of Civano Challenges, pitfalls, and lessons learned throughout Civano's development

Greening Existing Buildings

Author: Jerry Yudelson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071638326
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Upgrade the Energy and Environmental Performance of Existing Buildings This GreenSource guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the goal of a green-certified building. Greening Existing Buildings features proven technologies and operating methods, and shows building owners and facility managers how to green buildings in a cost-effective way. This practical and insightful resource highlights the ten best practices for greening existing buildings, and includes more than 25 case studies of successful implementations and 35 insightful interviews with industry experts and building owners and managers. Greening Existing Buildings covers: Economic drivers and market dynamics Getting the U.S. EPA's ENERGY STAR rating U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Existing Buildings rating Making the business case for greening existing buildings Cost of greening and setting realistic project budgets Energy-efficient building upgrades Sustainable site management and water conservation retrofits Crafting purchasing and waste management policies Upgrading indoor environmental quality Managing a LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM) certification project, from beginning to end

The Engineering Guide To Leed New Construction Sustainable Construction For Engineers Greensource

Author: Liv Haselbach
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071745114
Size: 75.10 MB
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An Up-to-Date Guide to the Latest LEED-New Construction Guidelines Fully revised for version 3.0 of the LEED-New Construction rating system (LEED-2009), this GreenSource book helps you acquire the skills needed to apply LEED-NC to sustainable construction projects. The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction, second edition, offers comprehensive coverage of the environmental systems and impacts on which many of the LEED-NC subcategories are based. Detailed equations and exercises in the book can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. Valuable information on real-world applications of LEED-NC in military, low-impact development (LID), and other sectors is included in this practical resource. THE ENGINEERING GUIDE TO LEED-NEW CONSTRUCTION COVERS: Introduction to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system Sustainable sites Water efficiency Energy and atmosphere Materials and resources Indoor environmental quality Innovation in design and regional priorities A systematic view of green and minimum program requirements Department of Defense sustainable construction and indoor air quality (IAQ) Low-impact development

Green Roof Construction And Maintenance Greensource Books

Author: Kelly Luckett
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071608818
Size: 76.91 MB
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A Complete Guide to Building and Maintaining Green Roofs Written by an industry expert in green roof design and installation, this GreenSource book presents all of the information you need to skillfully design, construct, and maintain green roofs. You will find a wealth of practical details gathered through real-world implementations and independent research. Green Roof Construction and Maintenance explains how to design a green roof, plan for irrigation and drainage, select and place soil and plants, and maintain the entire setup. The book also discusses return on investment, LEED design specifications, and the myriad short- and long-term environmental benefits of green roofs. Filled with step-by-step illustrations and full-color photographs, this is a valuable, hands-on guide to a rapidly emerging trend in the sustainability movement. Green Roof Construction and Maintenance includes: Key questions to ask at each stage of the green building process Tested tips and techniques for successful structural design Construction methods for new and existing buildings Information on insulation, drainage, detailing, irrigation, and plant selection Details on optimal soil formulation Illustrations featuring various stages of construction Best practices for green roof maintenance A survey of environmental benefits, including evapo-transpiration, storm-water management, habitat restoration, and improvement of air quality Tips on the LEED design and certification process Considerations for assessing return on investment Color photographs of successfully installed green roofs Useful checklists, tables, and charts