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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
 
 

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction, 2nd Edition

LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes

 
Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction, 2nd Edition,Sam Kubba,ISBN9780128104330
 
 
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Butterworth-Heinemann

9780128104330

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Offers vital information and penetrating insights into the process of green design and analysis for planning and executing green building projects

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Key Features

  • 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

Description

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.

Readership

Civil Engineers, Construction Project Managers, and Environmental Engineers

Sam Kubba

Sam Kubba is the principal partner of The Consultants' Collaborative, a firm noted for its work in sustainable architecture, interior design and project management. Dr. Kubba has extensive experience in all types and all aspects of architecture, interior design and construction. These include hospitality, corporate facilities, retail, renovations, restaurants and high-rise commercial structures.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principle partner, The Consultants' Collaborative architecture firm, and Owner, Kubba Design

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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction, 2nd Edition

  • Dedication
  • Preface to Second Edition
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. Green Concepts and Vocabulary
    • 1.1. General—The Green Building Movement Today
    • 1.2. Green Building Basics—What Makes a Building Green?
    • 1.3. Incentives, Barriers, and Benefits of Going Green
    • 1.4. Establishing Measurable Green Criteria
    • 1.5. Emerging Directions: Moving Forward
  • Chapter Two. Components of Sustainable Design and Construction
    • 2.1. Overview
    • 2.2. Green Building Evaluation Systems
    • 2.3. USGBC LEED Certification and Rating System
    • 2.4. The Challenge of the Green Globes Rating System
    • 2.5. Green Rating Standards Used Worldwide
  • Chapter Three. The Green Design and Construction Process
    • 3.1. General Overview
    • 3.2. Green Building Principles and Components
    • 3.3. High Performance Design Strategies
    • 3.4. The Design Process for High Performance Buildings
    • 3.5. Green Project Delivery Systems
    • 3.6. Traditional Green Design-Bid-Build Project Delivery
    • 3.7. Green Construction Management
    • 3.8. Green Design-Build Project Delivery
  • Chapter Four. Green Project Cost Monitoring and Closeout
    • 4.1. Overview
    • 4.2. Front-End Project Analysis
    • 4.3. Requisition Format
    • 4.4. Site Visits and Observations
    • 4.5. Loan Disbursements—Draw Application Reviews
    • 4.6. Preparing the PSR
    • 4.7. Final Certification and Project Closeout
    • 4.8. Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Chapter Five. Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    • 5.1. What Is Building Information Modeling—Brief History and Overview
    • 5.2. Basic Benefits and Challenges/Risks of Using Building Information Modeling
    • 5.3. Integrated Project Delivery—Sharing Intelligent Data for Sustainable Solutions
    • 5.4. Building Form With Building Information Modeling
    • 5.5. Building Systems With Building Information Modeling
    • 5.6. The Future of Bim and Its Use Worldwide
  • Chapter Six. Green Building Materials and Products
    • 6.1. Overview
    • 6.2. Low-Emitting Materials
    • 6.3. Building and Material Reuse
    • 6.4. Construction Waste Management
    • 6.5. Recycled Materials
    • 6.6. Regional Materials
    • 6.7. Rapidly Renewable Materials
    • 6.8. Green Office Equipment
    • 6.9. Forestry Certification and Certified Wood
    • 6.10. Life-Cycle Assessment and Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Building Materials and Products
    • 6.11. Third-Party Certification
  • Chapter Seven. Indoor Environmental Quality
    • 7.1. General Overview
    • 7.2. Factors that Affect IEQ
    • 7.3. Ventilation and Filtration
    • 7.4. Building Materials and Finishes—Emittance Levels
    • 7.5. IEQ Best Practices
  • Chapter Eight. Water Efficiency and Sanitary Waste
    • 8.1. Overview
    • 8.2. Wastewater Strategy and Water Reuse/Recycling
    • 8.3. Water Fixtures and Reducing Water Strategy
    • 8.4. Retention and Detention Ponds, Bioswales, and Other Systems
  • Chapter Nine. Impact of Energy and Atmosphere
    • 9.1. General Introduction
    • 9.2. The Building Envelope
    • 9.3. Intelligent Energy Management Systems
    • 9.4. Mechanical Systems: Air Conditioning, Heating, and Ventilation
    • 9.5. Electrical Power and Lighting Systems
    • 9.6. Solar Energy Systems
    • 9.7. Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency
    • 9.8. Fire Suppression Systems
  • Chapter Ten. Green Design and Building Economics
    • 10.1. General
    • 10.2. Costs and Benefits of Green Design
    • 10.3. Life-Cycle Costing
    • 10.4. Tax Benefits and Incentives
    • 10.5. Other Green Building Costs
    • 10.6. Economic Analysis Tools and Methods
  • Chapter Eleven. Green Project Commissioning
    • 11.1. General Overview
    • 11.2. Fundamental Commissioning Basics
    • 11.3. Building Commissioning Objectives—Costs and Benefits
    • 11.4. Planning the Commissioning Process
    • 11.5. Commissioning Authority (Commissioning Service Provider)
    • 11.6. The Commissioning Process
  • Chapter Twelve. Project Cost Analysis
    • 12.1. General Overview
    • 12.2. Budget Development—An Analysis
    • 12.3. Project Buyout and Bid Shopping
    • 12.4. General Conditions and Supplemental Conditions
    • 12.5. Contingencies and Allowances
    • 12.6. Green Project Cost Management
  • Chapter Thirteen. Green Specifications and Documentation
    • 13.1. General—Overview
    • 13.2. Are Specifications Necessary?
    • 13.3. Specifications—Types and Categories
    • 13.4. Developing the Project Manual
    • 13.5. Specification Organization and Format
    • 13.6. Greening Specifications
    • 13.7. Computerized Specification Writing Systems
    • 13.8. Liability Issues
    • 13.9. Referenced Standards
  • Chapter Fourteen. Types of Building Contract Agreements
    • 14.1. Introduction
    • 14.2. Bidding Process and Types of Building Contracts
    • 14.3. Bid Solicitation and Types of Building Contracts
    • 14.4. American Institute of Architects Contract Documents
    • 14.5. ConsensusDOCS Contract Documents
    • 14.6. Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee Contract Documents
  • Chapter Fifteen. Green Business Development
    • 15.1. Overview
    • 15.2. The Office: Home-Based Versus Bricks-and-Mortar
    • 15.3. Creating a Successful Business Plan
    • 15.4. Start-Up Costs, Capitalization, and Setting a Budget
    • 15.5. Creating a Corporate Image
    • 15.6. Track and Identify Sources for Leads
    • 15.7. The Importance of Selling Yourself
    • 15.8. Business Form, Licenses, Permits, and Insurance
    • 15.9. Taxes, Strategies, and Incentives
    • 15.10. The Internet and Internet Marketing
  • Chapter Sixteen. Building Green—Litigation and Liability Issues
    • 16.1. General Overview
    • 16.2. Liability-Related Issues
    • 16.3. Failure, Negligence, and Standard of Care
    • 16.4. Alternative Dispute Resolution Versus Traditional Litigation
    • 16.5. Insurance Programs and Requirements
  • EXHIBITS. Sample Pay Approval Letter (Certification Letter): AIA Forms
    • Engagement Letter
    • Project Status Report
    • Partial Waiver of Liens
    • Final Waiver of Liens
    • Building Department Information Request
    • Abbreviated Property Condition Report
    • Photo Descriptions
  • Appendix. Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
 
 
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