LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook

LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook

by Sam Kubba

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Overview

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 and Construction, LEED for Building Design and Construction, or LEED for Neighborhood Development).

In addition, this comprehensive handbook carefully explains the modifications in the credentialing process, including the new 3-Tier system requiring applicants to first take the LEED™ Green Associate exam, followed by the LEED™ Professional Accreditation exam.




  • Practical strategies and guidelines for applying LEED v4 project certification
  • Annotated tables, checklists, charts, and references to "quantum leap," LEED v4
  • Includes case studies with special focus is put on key areas where most errors occur
  • Demystifies LEED v4 requirements for project as well as personal/professional LEED Certification
  • Appendixes including sample exam questions, acronyms and abbreviations and a glossary

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128038307
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 01/02/2016
Pages: 708
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION
FOREWORD
INTRODUCTION – THE GREEN MOVEMENT TODAY AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
CHAPTER 1: Defining “Green” and “Sustainability”
CHAPTER 2: Basic LEED™ Concepts
CHAPTER 3: LEED™ Documentation & Technical Requirements
CHAPTER 4: LEED™ Tier System, Standards and Codes
CHAPTER 5: Design Strategies & the Green Design Process
CHAPTER 6: Green Materials and Products
CHAPTER 7: Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
CHAPTER 8: Water Efficiency & Sanitary Waste
CHAPTER 9: Impact of Energy & Atmosphere
CHAPTER 10: Economics of Green Design
A1 ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
A2 GLOSSARY
A3 SAMPLE EXAM QUESTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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