The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers (GreenSource): Sustainable Construction for Engineers / Edition 2

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers (GreenSource): Sustainable Construction for Engineers / Edition 2

by Liv Haselbach
ISBN-10:
0071745122
ISBN-13:
9780071745123
Pub. Date:
07/13/2010
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Overview

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers (GreenSource): Sustainable Construction for Engineers / Edition 2

An Up-to-Date Guide to the Latest LEED-New Construction Guidelines

Fully revised for version 3.0 of the LEED-New Construction rating system (LEED-2009), this GreenSource book helps you acquire the skills needed to apply LEED-NC to sustainable construction projects.

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction, second edition, offers comprehensive coverage of the environmental systems and impacts on which many of the LEED-NC subcategories are based. Detailed equations and exercises in the book can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. Valuable information on real-world applications of LEED-NC in military, low-impact development (LID), and other sectors is included in this practical resource.

THE ENGINEERING GUIDE TO LEED-NEW CONSTRUCTION COVERS:

  • Introduction to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system
  • Sustainable sites
  • Water efficiency
  • Energy and atmosphere
  • Materials and resources
  • Indoor environmental quality
  • Innovation in design and regional priorities
  • A systematic view of green and minimum program requirements
  • Department of Defense sustainable construction and indoor air quality (IAQ)
  • Low-impact development

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071745123
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 07/13/2010
Series: Greensource Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction;
Chapter 2. LEED Sustainable Sites;
Chapter 3. LEED Water Efficiency;
Chapter 4. LEED Energy and Atmosphere;
Chapter 5. LEED Materials and Resources;
Chapter 6. LEED Indoor Environmental Quality;
Chapter 7. LEED Innovation in Design Process and Regional Priorities;
Chapter 8. A Systematic View of Green and Minimum Program Requirements;
Chapter 9. Department of Defense (DoD) Sustainable Construction and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ);
Chapter 10. Low-Impact Development and Stormwater Issues;
Appendix A: Notation;
Appendix B: Definitions;
Appendix C: Units
Index

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