Acquire the skills needed to apply the LEED-New Construction . rating system to any green construction project
The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects.. .
This much-needed reference offers practical discussions of the main concepts of sustainability, and also presents detailed equations and exercises that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. You will find authoritative information on sustainable sites?water efficiency? energy and atmosphere?materials and resources?indoor environmental quality?innovations in design?a systematic view of green?and many other topics related to sustainability in construction. A valuable tool for the office or job site, The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction features:
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- A practical focus on the LEED-NC rating system and how to apply it.
- Numerous exercises and equations that can be used to perform the. calculations outlined in LEED-NC.
- Expert guidance on the main concepts of sustainability .
- A wealth of information on innovation in design
Inside this Cutting-Edge Guide to Sustainable Construction
. ? Introduction to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC Rating System ? Sustainable Sites ? Water Efficiency ? Energy and Atmosphere ? Materials and Resources ? Indoor Environmental Quality ? Innovation in Design ? A Systematic View of Green ? Department of Defense Sustainable Construction _ Low Impact Development.