Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource) / Edition 1

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Overview

An in-depth guide to greening industrial and commercial facilities

This GreenSource book is a valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy by implementing sustainable production and business operations. Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification examines a wide range of sustainability factors and reveals how to control costs through focused attention on reduced energy consumption, enhanced equipment efficiency, consistent maintenance, and more-flexible building and human resource management. Specific industry resources for each strategy are included in this practical guide.

GREEN FACILITIES: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL LEED CERTIFICATION COVERS:

  • LEED certification and other sustainability programs
  • Indoor health and thermal comfort
  • Utilities, including renewable energy and on-site energy generation
  • Operations—indoor chemicals, water management, lighting, cleaning, and more
  • Building features, such as doors, windows, loading docks, insulation, and air infiltration
  • Exterior features, including landscaping, paving, shading, siding, roofing, and more
  • Web resources, software, and government and utility programs
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071744539
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/21/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Greg Winkler, AIA, LEED AP, is the executive director of a regional construction trade organization. An architect and project manager with over 25 years of experience in affordable housing, office buildings, industrial/commercial, and retail construction, he is the co-author of Construction Administration for Architects and author of Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (both McGraw-Hill).

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1. Green Facilities
Ch. 2. Indoor Health and Thermal Comfort
Ch. 3. Utilities
Ch. 4. Operations
Ch. 5. Building Features
Ch. 6. Equipment
Ch. 7. Exterior
Ch. 8. Resources
Glossary
Index

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  • Posted May 31, 2011

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    A valuable tool for green professionals and building owners!

    As the executive director of a regional construction trade organization, an architect and project manager with over 25 years of professional experience, Greg Winkler has summarized his experience and extensive research in "Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification." "Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification" has eight chapters. It covers the latest LEED NC and LEED EBOM rating systems, and Green Globes Program, as well as US EPA's Energy Star Program. It covers green facilities, ICC and sustainability, indoor health and thermal comfort, utilities, renewable energy and on-site energy generation operations, indoor chemicals, water management, lighting, cleaning, building features: doors, windows, loading docks, insulation, air infiltration, equipment, exterior features: landscaping, paving, shading, siding, roofing materials and green roof, and more web resources, software, and government and utility programs. "Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification" will help you to make your facilities green and save money. It will help you even if you are not seeking LEED Certification for your building. It is a 256-page hard cover book, and is a valuable tool for green professionals and building owners. Gang Chen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Author of "LEED GA Exam Guide," "LEED GA Mock Exams," "Architectural Practice Simplified," "Planting Design Illustrated," and other books on various LEED exams, Scribus, architecture, and landscape architecture

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