Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

Editor/Author Kubba, Sam
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Single-User Purchase Price: $160.74
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $241.11
ISBN: 978-0-12-385128-4
Category: Technology & Engineering - Architecture
Image Count: 179
Book Status: Available
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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 years of personal experience across the world, offering vital information and penetrating insights into two major building rating systems such as LEED and BREEAM both used extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Green Movement—Myths, History, and Overview
  • Green Concepts and Vocabulary
  • Components of Sustainable Design and Construction
  • Green Design and the Construction Process
  • Green Project Cost Monitoring and Closeout
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Green Building Materials and Products
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Water Efficiency and Sanitary Waste
  • Impact of Energy and Atmosphere
  • Green Design and Building Economics
  • Green Project Commissioning
  • Project Cost Analysis
  • Green Specifications and Documentation
  • Types of Building Contract Agreements
  • Green Business Development
  • Building Green Litigation and Liability Issues
  • Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography