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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Overview

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: 9780128104439
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/15/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1064
File size: 150 MB
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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. Basic Principles
  2. Foundation Water Management
  3. Doors and Windows
  4. Foundation/Floor
  5. Wall/Floor
  6. Roof/Top of Wall
  7. Window Sections
  8. Walls: Plan Views
  9. Advanced Framing and Air Sealing
  10. Remodeling
  11. Flashing/Window Installations
  12. Porches and Balconies
  13. Mechanicals

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