Green Building Fundamentals
Green Building Fundamentals 2nd Edition helps students understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical guide for becoming a LEED Green Associate, with a step-by-step study guide and a study assessment (a practice exam of 80 questions with a focused discussion for each example) This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach. This book includes practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance, including additional study resources and references. This book is suitable for courses that cover the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building and courses that cover the LEED-Green Associate exam. This material also supplements materials used for commercial construction means and methods.