The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction

Brand: McGraw Hill
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ISBN-13: 9780071745123
ISBN-10: 0071745122
Author: Liv Haselbach
Pages: 464

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction 2nd Edition is an up-to-date guide to the latest LEED-New Construction guidelines and will help readers acquire the skills needed to apply LEED-NC to sustainable construction projects. The book offers comprehensive coverage of the environmental systems and impacts on which many of the LEED-NC subcategories are based and presents detailed equations and exercises that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. Includes valuable information on real-world applications of LEED-NC in military, low-impact development (LID) and other sectors. Coverage includes:

  • Introduction to the US 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.

Fully revised for version 3.0 of the LEED-New Construction rating system (LEED-2009).