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
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071546014

ISBN-13: 9780071546010

Pub. Date: 10/21/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

Overview

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

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
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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