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Sustainable construction : green building design and delivery

Author: Charles J Kibert
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery is the must-have reference for this increasingly in-demand field. Author Charles Kibert covers broad ground without sacrificing detail, providing a comprehensive guide to the design, construction, and operation of high performance "green" buildings. Short essays by industry leaders provide insight into real-world practices, and wide-ranging topics  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kibert, Charles J., author.
Sustainable construction.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2016
(DLC) 2015045967
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Kibert
ISBN: 9781119055174 1119055172
OCLC Number: 930026781
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 583 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction and overview --
Pt. I. Green building foundations --
Background --
Ecological design --
Pt. II. Assessing high-performance green buildings --
Green building assessment --
The US Green Building Council LEED building rating system --
The green globes building assessment system --
Pt. III. Green building design --
The green building design process --
The sustainable site and landscape --
Low-energy building strategies --
Built environment hydrologic cycle --
Closing materials loops --
Built environment carbon footprint --
Indoor environmental quality --
Pt. IV. Green building implementation --
Construction operations and commissioning --
Green building economics --
The cutting edge of sustainable construction.
Responsibility: Charles J. Kibert.
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The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high performance  Read more...

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