Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction





The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction (Green Source): Sustainable Construction for Engineers

Liv Haselbach,
MgH | 2008 | ISBN: 0071489932 | 392 pages | PDF | 3 MB

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 sites…water efficiency… energy and atmosphere…materials and resources…indoor environmental quality…innovations in design…a systematic view of

green…and 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
• 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 • A Systematic View of Green • Department of Defense Sustainable Construction _ Low Impact Development

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1 comment:

LEED said...

I understand usually projects are LEED certified. However, I am interested in becoming a person that decides what is green or can qualify a project to be green. How do I do this?