Sunday, July 14, 2013

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction : Sustainable Construction for Engineers

"The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction : S
ustainable Construction for Engineers, Second Edition "
Liv Haselbach ,
2010 | 464 pages | PDF | 5,2 MB

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.


•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)

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