Sustainable Commercial Interiors

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ISBN-13: 9781118456293
ISBN-10: 1118456297
Author: Penny Bonda; Katie Sosnowchik
Pages: 432

Sustainable Commercial Interiors 2nd Edition is a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to understand the latest in green and sustainable design, particularly as these topics apply to commercial interior design. Fully revised throughout, this resource now includes frameworks based on the new LEED v4 rating system and presents 15 new case studies that document green design and building strategies for all types of projects. Includes information on materials, furnishings, finishes, product standards and certifications, all designed to keep readers informed and prepared for future ventures in sustainable design. The book is the ideal professional companion for interior designers, commercial builders and developers, architects and interior design students and is anall-in-one introduction to the most essential topics in the industry, such as global environmental issues, water and energy usage, and the tools of the trade, to name just a few. The book is illustrated with full color images throughout.

  • Fully revised and updated to include information on the new LEED v4 rating system
  • Discusses the past, present, and future of sustainable design
  • Considers global environmental issues, such as waste, land use and bio-inspired design
  • Covers water and energy usage and sustainable materials.