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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Fire Safety Challenges of Green Buildings.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Brian Meacham; Brandon Poole; Juan Echeverria; Raymond Cheng
|Description:||1 online resource (87 pages).|
|Contents:||Foreword; Preface; 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 BuildingSite Elements and Attributes. 4 Attributes of Green Building or Site Which Could Impact Fire, Life Safety, Building or Fire Service Performance5 HazardRisk Assessment and Ranking; 5.1 Detailed Matrices of Green Building ElementsFeatures and HazardRisk 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 HazardsD. 1 Structural Materials and Systems; D.2 Exterior Materials and Systems; D.3 Interior Materials and Finishes; D.4 Building Systems and Issues; D.5 Alternative Energy Systems; D.6 Site Issues; 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; References.|
|Series Title:||SpringerBriefs in fire.|