Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books) / Edition 1

Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books) / Edition 1

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by Jerry Yudelson, Yudelson Jerry
     
 

Design and Construct High-Performance Buildings on Standard Budgets



This comprehensive, well-illustrated guide covers the entire process of building a certified green building. It offers expert insight into tackling various projects, from concept and design, to unifying members of the team, to constructing high-performance buildings on time and

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Design and Construct High-Performance Buildings on Standard Budgets



This comprehensive, well-illustrated guide covers the entire process of building a certified green building. It offers expert insight into tackling various projects, from concept and design, to unifying members of the team, to constructing high-performance buildings on time and within budget.

Written by one of the building industry's foremost experts in this area, Green Building Through Integrated Design includes case studies of a number of projects in North America. The book features interviews with key players to illuminate the integrated design process, including relevant issues, difficult challenges, and problem-solving techniques. Green Building Through Integrated Design is the most complete overview of green building project delivery methods available, and is a thorough blueprint that every member of the project team will find invaluable.

Includes:

• Key questions to ask at each stage of the green building process

• Profiles of 30 projects in the U.S. and Canada

• Detailed interviews with numerous designers and builders

• Useful checklists, tables, and charts, and numerous project photos

• Key tips on how to iimplement the LEED design and certification process

• Information on how to use green building project management software

Green Building Through Integrated Design covers:

• Project costs

• Business case benefits

• Green technologies

• Rating and certification systems

• Integrated design process

• Design

• Construction

• Certification process

• Operations

• Case studies

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071546010
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/21/2008
Series:
McGraw-Hill's GreenSource Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
261
Sales rank:
1,128,651
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. The Recipe for Success in High-Performance Projects

Chapter 2. Green Buildings Today

Chapter 3. The Practice of Integrated Design

Chapter 4. The Eco-Charrette

Chapter 5. Barriers to High-Performance Buildings: Why Some Projects Succeed and Others Fail

Chapter 6. The Business Case for Green Buildings

Chapter 7. Costs of Green Buildings

Chapter 8. Integrated Project Management--Cost/Benefit Analysis of Green Buildings

Chapter 9. Getting Started--Predesign Considerations

Chapter 10. Conceptual and Schematic Design

Chapter 11. Design Development

Chapter 12. Construction Documents Phase

Chapter 13. Construction and Operations

Chapter 14. Looking Ahead--Designing Living Buildings

Appendix A: Integrated Design Resources

Index

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