Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books) 1 9780071546010 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 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
Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books)

Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books)

1st Edition
By Jerry Yudelson
ISBN10: 0071546014
ISBN13: 9780071546010
Copyright: 2009

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Program Details

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

About the Author

Jerry Yudelson