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Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, this book 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. Develop a project schedule that allows for systems testing and commissioning. Create contract plans and specifications to ensure building performanceA step-by-step approach for integrating technologies into the different stages of design and execution. Content: Front Matter • Table of Contents Introduction: The Green Movement - Myths, History, and Overview 1. Green Concepts and Vocabulary 2. Components of Sustainable Design and Construction 3. Green Design and the Construction Process 4. Green Project Cost Monitoring and Closeout 5. Building Information Modeling 6. Green Building Materials and Products 7. Indoor Environmental Quality 8. Water Efficiency and Sanitary Waste 9. Impact of Energy and Atmosphere 10. Green Design and Building Economics 11. Green Project Commissioning 12. Project Cost Analysis 13. Green Specifications and Documentation 14. Types of Building Contract Agreements 15. Green Business Development 16. Building Green Litigation and Liability Issues Appendices • Bibliography Index
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