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Sustainable construction : green building design and delivery

Author: Charles J Kibert
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2013.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kibert, Charles J.
Sustainable construction.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
(DLC) 2012023633
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Kibert
ISBN: 9781118332849 1118332849 9781118330135 1118330137
OCLC Number: 804146067
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Introduction and Overview --
The Shifting Landscape for High-Performance Buildings --
Sustainable Development and Sustainable Construction --
The Vocabulary of Sustainable Development and Sustainable Construction --
Sustainable Design, Ecological Design, and Green Design --
Rationale for High-Performance Green Buildings --
State and Local Guidelines for High-Performance Construction --
Green Building Progress and Obstacles --
Book Organization --
Trends in High-Performance Green Building --
Case Study: Kroon Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
pt. I Green Building Foundations --
ch. 2 Background --
Ethics and Sustainability --
Basic Concepts and Vocabulary --
Major Environmental and Resource Concerns --
The Green Building Movement --
Case Study: OWP 11, Stuttgart, Germany --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 3 Ecological Design --
Design versus Ecological Design --
Historical Perspective --
Contemporary Ecological Design --
Key Green Building Publications: Early 1990s --
Key Contemporary Publications about Ecological Design --
Future Ecological Design --
Thermodynamics: Limits on Recycling and the Dissipation of Materials --
Thought Piece: Regenerative Development and Design: Working with the Whole / Bill Reed --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
pt. II Assessing High-Performance Green Buildings --
ch. 4 Green Building Assessment --
Major Green Building Assessment Systems Used in the United States --
International Building Assessment Systems --
BREEAM CaseStudy: AHVLA Stores Building, Weybridge, United Kingdom --
Green Star Case Study --
Thought Piece: Shifting Emphasis In Green Building Performance Assessment / Raymond J. Cole --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 5 The US Green Building Council LEED Building Rating System --
Brief History of LEED --
Structure of the LEED Suite of Building Assessment Systems --
LEED Credentials --
The LEED Process --
LEED Categories --
Case Study: The Heavener Football Complex, University of Florida, Gainesville --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
ch. 6 The Green Globes Building Assessment System --
The Green Globes Process --
Green Globes Verification and Certification --
Structure of the ANSI/GBI 01-2010 Standard --
The Green Globes Professional and Green Globes Assessor --
Case Study: Health Sciences Building, St. Johns River State College, St. Augustine, Florida --
Summary and Conclusions --
Note --
pt. III Green Building Design --
ch. 7 The Green Building Design Process --
Conventional versus Green Building Delivery Systems --
Executing the Green Building Project --
The Integrated Design Process --
Role of the Charrette in the Design Process --
Green Building Documentation Requirements --
Case Study: Theaterhaus, Stuttgart, Germany --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
ch. 8 The Sustainable Site and Landscape --
Land and Landscape Approaches for Green Buildings --
Land Use Issues --
Sustainable Landscapes --
Enhancing Ecosystems --
Stormwater Management --
Low-Impact Development --
Heat Island Mitigation --
Light Trespass and Pollution Reduction --
Assessment of Sustainable Sites: The Sustainable Sites Initiative --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 9 Energy and Carbon Footprint Reduction --
Building Energy Issues --
High-Performance Building Energy Design Strategy --
Passive Design Strategy --
Building Envelope --
Internal Load Reduction --
Active Mechanical Systems --
Water-Heating Systems --
Electrical Power Systems --
Innovative Energy Optimization Strategies --
Renewable Energy Systems --
Fuel Cells --
Smart Buildings and Energy Management Systems --
Ozone-Depleting Chemicals in HVAC & R Systems --
Reducing the Carbon Footprint of the Built Environment --
Case Study: River Campus Building One, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland --
Thought Piece: Building Energy Analysis: The Present and Future / Ravi Srinivasan --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 10 Built Environment Hydrologic Cycle --
Global Water Resource Depletion --
Water Distribution and Shortages in the United States --
Hydrologic Cycle Terminology --
High-Performance Building Hydrologic Cycle Strategy --
Designing the High-Performance Building Hydrologic Cycle --
Water Budget Rules of Thumb (Heuristics) --
Sustainable Stormwater Management --
Landscaping Water Efficiency --
Case Study: LOTT Clean Water Alliance, Olympia, Washington --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 11 Closing Materials Loops --
The Challenge of Materials and Product Selection --
Distinguishing between Green Building Products and Green Building Materials --
LCA of Building Materials and Products --
Environmental Product Declarations --
Materials and Product Certification Systems --
Key and Emerging Construction Materials and Products --
Design for Deconstruction and Disassembly --
Case Study: Project XX Office Building, Delft, Netherlands --
Thought Piece: Closing Materials Loops / Bradley Guy --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 12 Indoor Environmental Quality --
Indoor Environmental Quality: The Issues --
Integrated IEQ Design --
Addressing the Main Components of Integrated IEQ Design --
Emissions from Building Materials --
Economic Benefits of Good Indoor Environmental Quality --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
pt. IV Green Building Implementation --
ch. 13 Construction Operations and Commissioning --
Site Protection Planning --
Managing Indoor Air Quality during Construction --
Construction Materials Management --
Construction and Demolition Waste Management --
Commissioning --
Thought Piece: The Role of Commissioning in High-Performance Green Buildings / John Chyz --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 14 Green Building Economics --
General Approach --
The Business Case for High-Performance Green Buildings --
The Economics of Green Building --
Quantifying Green Building Benefits --
Managing First Costs --
Tunneling through the Cost Barrier --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References --
ch. 15 The Cutting Edge of Sustainable Construction --
Passive Survivability --
Cutting Edge: Case Studies --
Case Study: The Federal Building, San Francisco, California --
Articulating Performance Goals for Future Green Buildings --
The Challenges --
Revamping Ecological Design --
Today's Cutting Edge --
Thought Piece: Processes, Geometries, and Principles: Design in a Sustainable Future / Kim Sorvig --
Summary and Conclusions --
Notes --
References.
Other Titles: Green building design and delivery
Responsibility: Charles J. Kibert.

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