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Fire safety challenges of green buildings

Author: Brian J Meacham; Brandon Poole; Juan Echeverria; Raymond Cheng; Fire Protection Research Foundation,
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2012] ©2012
Series: SpringerBriefs in fire.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Meacham; Brandon Poole; Juan Echeverria; Raymond Cheng; Fire Protection Research Foundation,
ISBN: 9781461481416 1461481414
OCLC Number: 858279544
Description: xii, 83 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Background and Introduction --
1.1 Problem Statement, Project Objectives and Tasks --
1.1.1 Problem Statement --
1.1.2 Project Objectives --
1.1.3 Tasks --
1.2 Additional Tasks --
1.3 Research Direction and Observations --
2. Information Search --
2.1 Representative Fire Incidents --
2.2 Selected Resources Related to Fire and Green Building Concerns --
2.3 International Survey and Responses --
2.4 Review of Representative Green Building Rating Schemes for Fire Considerations --
3. Green Building/Site Elements and Attributes --
4. Attributes of Green Building or Site Which Could Impact Fire, Life Safety, Building or Fire Service Performance --
5. Hazard/Risk Assessment and Ranking --
5.1 Detailed Matrices of Green Building Elements/Features and Hazard/Risk Factors --
5.2 Tabular Representation of Potential Fire Hazards with Green Building Elements --
5.3 Fire Hazards Associated with Green Rating Schemes and Codes --
6. Summary and Conclusions --
Appendix A: Informational Resources --
Appendix B: Representative Fire Issues and Mitigation Approaches --
Appendix C: International Survey and Responses --
Appendix D: Detailed Matrices of Green Elements and Potential Fire Hazards --
Appendix E: Illustration of Relative Hazard Ranking with Detailed Matrix --
Appendix F: Tabular Representation of Fire Hazards with Green Building Elements --
Appendix G: Assessment of LEED, BREEAM, GREENMARK and the IgCC for Fire Safety Objectives --
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Series Title: SpringerBriefs in fire.
Responsibility: Brian Meacham, Brandon Poole, Juan Echeverria, Raymond Cheng.
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