Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes

by Sam Kubba


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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. In addition, readers will find sections that cover the new standards to BREEAM that involve new construction Infrastructure, data centers, warehouses, and existing buildings.

  • Provides vital information and penetrating insights into three of the top Green Building Codes and Standards applied Internationally
  • Includes the latest updates for complying with LEED v4 Practices and BREEAM
  • Presents case studies that draws on over 35 years of personal experience from across the world

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128104330
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/08/2016
Pages: 1064
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sam Kubba is the principal partner of The Consultants' Collaborative, a firm noted for its work in sustainable architecture, interior design and project management. Dr. Kubba has extensive experience in all types and all aspects of architecture, interior design and construction. These include hospitality, corporate facilities, retail, renovations, restaurants and high-rise commercial structures.

Table of Contents

1. Green Concepts and Vocabulary 2. Components of Sustainable Design and Construction 3. The Green Design and Construction Process 4. Green Project Cost Monitoring and Closeout 5. Building Information Modeling (BIM) 6. Green Building Materials and Products 7. Indoor Environmental Quality 8. Water Efficiency and Sanitary Waste 9. Impact of Energy and Atmosphere 10. Green Design and Building Economics 11. Green Project Commissioning 12. Project Cost Analysis 13. Green Specifications and Documentation 14. Types of Building Contract Agreements 15. Green Business Development 16. Building Green - Litigation and Liability Issues

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