Acquire the skills needed to apply the LEED-New Construction rating system to any green construction project The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects. This much-needed reference offers practical discussions of the main concepts of sustainability, and also presents detailed equations and exercises that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. You will find authoritative information on sustainable sitesabwater efficiencyab energy and atmosphereabmaterials and resourcesabindoor environmental qualityabinnovations in designaba systematic view of greenaband many other topics related to sustainability in construction. A valuable tool for the office or job site, The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction features: A practical focus on the LEED-NC rating system and how to apply it Numerous exercises and equations that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC Expert guidance on the main concepts of sustainability A wealth of information on innovation in design Inside this Cutting-Edge Guide to Sustainable Construction ac Introduction to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC Rating System ac Sustainable Sites ac Water Efficiency ac Energy and Atmosphere ac Materials and Resources ac Indoor Environmental Quality ac Innovation in Design ac A Systematic View of Green ac Department of Defense Sustainable Construction _ Low Impact DevelopmentAPPENDIX Definitions The following definitions as quoted come with permission from the LEED-NC 2.2 Reference Guide with additional modifications or explanations as noted. [USGBC (2005-2007), LEED-NC for New Construction, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction (Green Source)|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2008-03-05|