LEED Practices Certification and Accreditation Handbook

Written By Sam Kubba
LEED Practices  Certification  and Accreditation Handbook
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 23 September 2009
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled LEED Practices Certification and Accreditation Handbook written by Sam Kubba which was release on 23 September 2009, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Adopted in the United States and a number of other countries, LEED certification is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability. Achieving LEED personal certification or project certification is the best way to demonstrate that the project is truly "green." Written by an architect with over 30 years of international experience, this book provides architects, designers, building owners, and construction engineers with an easy to understand guide to the nuts and bolts of LEED project and personal certification. Written in plain and easy to understand language, this ?hands on? book is designed to assist readers with all aspects of LEED certification. The handbook follows the rigorous third-party commissioning process, beginning with basic LEED concepts, and then carefully explains LEED documentation and technical requirements along with its standards, professional accreditation, and codes. The handbook provides readers with design strategies for sustainable site selection, and design process for high performance building and commissioning. Other important topics include green materials and products selection as well as strategies for ensuring Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), water efficiency and sanitary waste disposal. This handbook also offers readers a multitude of forms with expert guidance for their completion. Clear and authoritative in scope, LEED Practices and Accreditation Handbook provides architects, builders/owners, construction managers, and engineers with a reference that will help them to offer their clients, peers, and the public at large compelling proof that they have achieved their projects environmental goals and that the building is performing as designed. Instruction for completing LEED checklist and forms Detailed explanation of the third-party commissioning process Explains LEED documentation & technical requirements Topics include green materials and products selection

LEED Practices Certification and Accreditation Handbook

LEED Practices  Certification  and Accreditation Handbook
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2009-09-23
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Adopted in the United States and a number of other countries, LEED certification is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability. Achieving LEED personal certification or project certification is the best way to demonstrate that the project is truly "green." Written by an architect with over 30 years of international experience, ...

LEED v4 Practices Certification and Accreditation Handbook

LEED v4 Practices  Certification  and Accreditation Handbook
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-11-30
  • Total pages : 708
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, Second Edition, provides users with a practical user-friendly roadmap that presents the guidelines for selecting the LEED v4 rating system to better fit a particular project (e.g. LEED for Building Design and Construction, LEED for Operations and Maintenance, LEED for Interior Design ...

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-10-15
  • Total pages : 1064
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design. Written in an easy to understand style, the book is updated to reflect new standards to LEED. ...

Change Management Towards Life Cycle AE C Practice

Change Management Towards Life Cycle AE C  Practice
  • Author : Anna Dalla Valle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-16
  • Total pages : 127
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : The book explores how architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) firms have been adapting and changing to effectively address key environmental challenges, focusing on Life Cycle Thinking and related methodologies (Life Cycle Assessments and Life Cycle Costing). Starting from current practice, the book outlines the necessary change management to turn into ...

Science and Technology Resources A Guide for Information Professionals and Researchers

Science and Technology Resources  A Guide for Information Professionals and Researchers
  • Author : James E. Bobick,G. Lynn Berard
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011-04-19
  • Total pages : 285
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : An indispensable resource for anyone wanting to create, maintain, improve, understand, or use the diverse information resources within a sci-tech library. • Over 80 screenshots of electronic information resource tools designed for the engineer and scientist; page reproductions from print sources and illustrations from scholarly journal articles and monographs are also included • ...

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Think global certify local
  • Author : Anke Jurleit
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : global comparability and regional adaptation for community certification systems ----- exemplified by the water infrastructural components in the community...

Sustainability Assessments of Buildings

Sustainability Assessments of Buildings
  • Author : Umberto Berardi
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2018-07-06
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Sustainability Assessments of Buildings" that was published in Sustainability...

Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings
  • Author : Umberto Desideri,Francesco Asdrubali
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-11-12
  • Total pages : 858
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Life Cycle Approach offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the subject with a further focus on the Life Cycle. The editors, renowned academics, invited a diverse group of researchers to develop original chapters for the book and managed to well integrate all ...

Technological Advancements in Construction

Technological Advancements in Construction
  • Author : Angela Mottaeva
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Total pages : 557
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : The book consists of original research papers in the field of Technological Advancements in Construction. It covers such topics as non-destructive testing, structural health monitoring, innovative composite materials, strengthening and rehabilitation of buildings and structures, seismic resilience of structures, thermal protection of buildings, construction and operation of buildings and structures ...

Sustainable Development for Mass Urbanization

Sustainable Development for Mass Urbanization
  • Author : Md. Faruque Hossain
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-08
  • Total pages : 382
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Sustainable Development for Mass Urbanization scrutinizes the challenges encountered when designing, planning and constructing sustainable cities. Chapters briefly explain the role of national and local governments in the strategic planning, development, implementation, monitoring and enforcement of ensuring that the water, air, food, and products used by the community are safe ...

Net Zero Energy Buildings NZEB

Net Zero Energy Buildings  NZEB
  • Author : Shady Attia
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-03-26
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB): Concepts, Frameworks and Roadmap for Project Analysis and Implementation provides readers with the elements they need to understand, combine and contextualize design decisions on Net Zero Energy Buildings. The book is based on learned lessons from NZEB design, construction, operation that are integrated to bring ...

Green Building Management and Smart Automation

Green Building Management and Smart Automation
  • Author : Solanki, Arun,Nayyar, Anand
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-07-05
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Throughout the world, there is an increasing demand on diminishing natural resources in the industrial, transport, commercial, and residential sectors. Of these, the residential sector uses the most energy on such needs as lighting, water heating, air conditioning, space heating, and refrigeration. This sector alone consumes one-third of the total ...

Water Efficiency in Buildings

Water Efficiency in Buildings
  • Author : Kemi Adeyeye
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-03
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : This reference source on water efficiency in buildings provides comprehensive and up-to-date information. Both multi-disciplinary and practical, it signposts current knowledge, innovation, expertise and evidence on an important subject which is high in the resource management debate. Water Efficiency in Buildings: a review of theory and practice is structured into ...

Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects

Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects
  • Author : Hwang Bon-Gang
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-06-08
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects: Management Strategies and Innovations expertly explains the specific characteristics and management approaches of green construction projects using in-depth examples that compare presented tactics to conventional construction projects. The book provides a holistic view on management strategies and innovations, focusing on the assessment and ...

Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook

Sustainable Cities and Communities Design Handbook
  • Author : Woodrow W. Clark
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-11-27
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 9780080958590
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Summary : Sustainable Communities Design Handbook: Green Engineering, Architecture, and Technology, Second Edition, brings together the major players responsible for sustainable development at both community and metropolitan scales. The book aims to explain and demonstrate the practice, planning, design, building and managing of the engineering, architectural and economic development of cities and ...