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Green Building Fundamentals: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying Fundamental Sustainable Construction Practices and the LEED Green Buil

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This book helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical study guide for the LEED Green Associate exam, with a step-by-step study guide and an assessment (a practice exam with 80 questions and a focused discussion for each example). This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach along with practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance and additional study resources/references. Some features include:

 

  • Covers cost implications of green building practices, including initial investments, long-term cost benefits, and current market trends.
  • Provides a practical guide to understanding fundamental sustainable design and green building practices.
  • Includes a Focused Study Guide that helps readers prepare for the LEED-Green Associate exam.
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    Synopsis:

    This book helps trainees understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical guide for becoming a LEED Accredited Professional, with a step-by-step study guide and a study assessment (a practice exam with a focused discussion for each example, including references to the USGBC’s LEED-NC Reference Guide.) This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach. This book includes practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance, including additional study resources and references. Anyone in the construction or building design field.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Green Building Fundamentals

    Chapter 2: Sustainability and the Building Industry

    Chapter 3: Sustainable Design and Green Building

    Chapter 4: Evaluating Cost Implication of Green Building

    Chapter 5: Site Development Considerations

    Chapter 6: Managing Site Water Runoff

    Chapter 7: Improving a Project’s Water Use Efficiency

    Chapter 8: Improving a Building’s Energy Efficiency

    Chapter 9: Using Renewable Energy Sources

    Chapter 10: Generating Power On-Site Using Renewable Energy Sources

    Chapter 11: Improving a Building’s Material Use

    Chapter 12: Improving a Building’s Indoor Environment Quality

    Chapter 13: Improving the Building Industries’ Environmental Performance: The USGBC LEED® Green Building Rating System™

    Chapter 14: Improving Individual Environmental Performance: Becoming a LEED Green Associate

    APPENDIX A: LEED Version 3 (2009) Project Checklist

    APPENDIX B: LEED Version 3 Study Outline

    APPENDIX C: LEED Version 3 Green Associate Study Assessment Guide

    APPENDIX D: LEED Version 3 Green Associate Study Assessment Guide Answer Key

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780135028391
    Publisher:
    Prentice Hall
    Subject:
    Design and construction
    Author:
    Montoya, Michael
    Author:
    Montoya, Mike
    Subject:
    Sustainable buildings
    Subject:
    General
    Subject:
    Construction - General
    Subject:
    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
    Subject:
    Construction & Construction Trades
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    20081031
    Binding:
    Paperback
    Grade Level:
    College/higher education:
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    192
    Dimensions:
    9.00x7.40x.40 in. .75 lbs.

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    "Synopsis" by , This book helps trainees understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical guide for becoming a LEED Accredited Professional, with a step-by-step study guide and a study assessment (a practice exam with a focused discussion for each example, including references to the USGBC’s LEED-NC Reference Guide.) This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach. This book includes practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance, including additional study resources and references. Anyone in the construction or building design field.
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