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Reinventing green building : why certification systems aren't working and what we can do about it

Author: Jerry Yudelson
Publisher: Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Residential and commercial buildings produce 50 percent of the carbon emissions in the developed world. Reinventing Green Building combines a unique insider's critique of the lack of large-scale carbon reduction from certified green buildings with a potent vision for the future. Yudelson's proposed data-driven approach takes maximum advantage of new cloud-based technologies to cut costs and expand marketplace  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Yudelson, Jerry.
Reinventing green building.
(CaOONL)2016901259X
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Yudelson
ISBN: 9780865718159 0865718156
OCLC Number: 923552553
Description: xxxiii, 277 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Reinventing Green Building: A Call to Action --
Part I: The Green Building Movement. 1 The Technological Challenge: The Age of Algorithms and Big Data --
2 The Future of Green Building: Top Ten Megatrends --
3 The Green Building Movement: A Brief History --
4 The US Green Building Movement Today --
5 The (Business) Case for Green Building Part II: Green Building Hits the Wall. 6 Successes: Positive Impacts of LEED and Other Rating Systems --
7 Failures: LEED's Limited Appeal --
8 LEED Fails to Transform the Marketplace --
9 Forensics: Why Green Building Has Hit the Wall --
10 Green Building Certification Costs Too Much Part III: Looking for Solutions. 11 LEEDv4: Can It Succeed? --
12 Current Alternatives Won't Solve the Problem --
13 Is Certification Really Necessary? --
14 Focus on Carbon and Leverage New Technology Part IV: The Future of Green Building. 15 Reinventing Green Building --
16 Green Building Futures --
Epilogue: The Future of Green Building Technology --
Appendix: 2015 LEED Projects Update.
Other Titles: Why certification systems aren't working and what we can do about it
Why certification systems are not working and what we can do about it
Responsibility: Jerry Yudelson.
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