Sustainable Construction Green Building Design and Delivery

ISBN-10: 0470114215
ISBN-13: 9780470114216
Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)
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Description: The green building movement has come a long way in a short time. Responding to this exponential growth, with its attendant technological as well as aesthetic developments, Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Deliver, Second Edition  More...

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Book details

List price: $85.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/19/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

The green building movement has come a long way in a short time. Responding to this exponential growth, with its attendant technological as well as aesthetic developments, Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Deliver, Second Edition guides construction and design professionals through the process of developing commercial and institutional high-performance green buildings in today's marketplace. In this revised edition, Charles Kibert delivers a detailed, and passionate, overview of the entire process of green building, covering the theory, history, state of the industry, and best practices in green building. Kibert uses not only the dominant LEED assessment system, but includes such newer ones as Green Globes and several noteworthy building assessment systems from other countries. Sections introduce the background of the green building movement and walk the reader through such aspects as the background of high-performance green building design, green-building assessment, the green building process, and ecological design. Broad enough to cover the needs of faculty and students in architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction management, yet focused enough to serve as a reference for building owners and buyers of construction services, Sustainable Construction, Second Edition is a comprehensive look at an emerging process that is environmentally sounds while making good economic sense.

Foreword
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction and Overview.Organization.Rationale for High-Performance Green Buildings
Defining Sustainable Construction
Green Building Progress and Obstacles
Emerging Directions
Green Building Foundations
Background.Ethics and Sustainability
Basic Concepts and Vocabulary
Major Environmental and Resource Concerns
The Green Building Movement
Green Building Assessment
The USGBC LEED Building Assessment Standard
The LEED Certification Process
The Green Globes Building Assessment Protocol
International Building Assessment Systems
Example of a LEED-NC Platinum Building: The Audubon Center, Debs Park, Los Angeles
Beyond Today's Building Rating Systems
The Green Building Process
Conventional versus Green Building Delivery Systems
Executing the Green Building Project
The Integrated Design Process
Role of the Charrette in the Design Process
Green Building Documentation Requirements
Ecological Design
Design versus Ecological Design
Historical Perspective
Contemporary Ecological Design
Future Ecological Design
An Emerging View: A Shift from Green Design to Regenerative Design
Green Building Systems
Sustainable Sites and Landscaping
Land and Landscape Approaches for Green Buildings
Land Use Issues
Sustainable Landscapes
Enhancing Ecosystems
Stormwater Management
Heat Island Mitigation
Light Trespass and Pollution Reduction
Connection to LEED-NC
Connection to Green Globes v.1
Energy and Atmosphere
Building Energy Issues
High-Performance Building Energy Design Strategy
Passive Design Strategy
Building Envelope
Internal Load Reduction
Active Mechanical Systems
Electrical Power Systems
Innovative Energy Optimization Strategies
Smart Buildings and Energy Management Systems
Ozone-Depleting Chemicals in HVAC&R and Fire Suppression
Connection to LEED-NC
Connection to Green Globes v.1
The Building Hydrologic System
Current Building Fixtures and the Energy Policy Act of
1992 High-Performance Building Hydrologic Cycle Strategy
High-Performance Building Water Supply Strategy
High-Performance Building Wastewater Strategy
Landscaping Water Efficiency
Connection to LEED-NC
Connection to Green Globes v.1
Closing Materials Loops
Issues in Selecting Green Building Materials and Products
Distinguishing Between Green Building Products and Green Building Materials
Priorities for Selecting Building Materials and Products
LCA of Building Materials and Products
Key and Emerging Construction Materials and Products
Design for Deconstruction and Disassembly
Closing Materials Loops in Practice
Connection to LEED-NC
Connection to Green Globes v.1
Indoor Environmental Quality
IEQ Issues
Indoor Environmental Factors
HVAC Systems
Building Materials
Best Practices for IAQ
Managing IEQ During Construction
Connection to LEED-NC
Connection to Green Globes v.1
Green Building Implementation
Construction Operations
Site Protection Planning
Health and Safety Planning
Construction and Demolition Waste Management
Subcontractor Training
Reducing the Footprint of Construction Operations

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