The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers (GreenSource) (eBook)

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers (GreenSource)
By:Haselbach, Liv;
Pub Date:August 9th 2010
Format:Electronic book text 464 pages
ISBN:0071745114 / 9780071745116
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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.

THE ENGINEERING GUIDE TO LEED-NEW CONSTRUCTION COVERS:

  • 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)
  • Low-impact development


Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. LEED Sustainable Sites; Chapter 3. LEED Water Efficiency; Chapter 4. LEED Energy and Atmosphere; Chapter 5. LEED Materials and Resources; Chapter 6. LEED Indoor Environmental Quality; Chapter 7. LEED Innovation in Design Process and Regional Priorities; Chapter 8. A Systematic View of Green and Minimum Program Requirements; Chapter 9. Department of Defense (DoD) Sustainable Construction and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ); Chapter 10. Low-Impact Development and Stormwater Issues; Appendix A: Notation; Appendix B: Definitions; Appendix C: Units Index


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