Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

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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. Develop a project schedule that allows for systems testing and commissioning. Create contract plans and specifications to ensure building performance A step-by-step approach for integrating technologies into the different stages of design and execution.Although the cost of sprayed polyurethane foam can be high compared to traditional insulation, it is offset by many advantages, ... 6.7.4 Linoleum Linoleum is a highly durable, environment friendly, resilient material that is used mainly for flooring. ... Maintenance of linoleum is likewise less labor-intensive and less expensive as it does not require sealing, waxing, or polishing as frequently as vinyl. On theanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
Author:Sam Kubba
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2012-10-11


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