LEED-New Construction Project Management (GreenSource)

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Date

September 21, 2010

Format

Hardback, 496 pages

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ISBN

0071744452 / 9780071744454

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Your Price

85.00



Overview


Main description

A One-Stop Guide to Managing LEED-New Construction Projects

This GreenSource book explains, step by step, how to integrate LEED-New Construction (NC) rating system requirements into the building design and construction processes. Project planning, goals, coordination, implementation, and documentation are covered in detail.

LEED-New Construction Project Management provides a tested framework for taking a project from inception to successful certification and shows you how to master the tools to make the process more efficient. Three in-depth case studies covering new commercial building construction, major renovations, and a portfolio of buildings highlight the strategies presented in the book.

LEED-New Construction Project Management covers:

  • The LEED rating system and LEED-NC credit categories
  • The project management process
  • Project definition and goal setting
  • Design phase integration
  • Construction phase implementation
  • The LEED process: adaptability, applicability, and best practices
  • Future trends
  • Credit implementations: sustainable sites; water efficiency; energy and atmosphere; materials and resources; indoor environmental quality; innovation in design


Table of contents

Part 1: Process; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. LEED Project Management Process; Chapter 3. Stage I: Project Definition and Goal Setting; Chapter 4. Stage II: Design Phase Integration; Chapter 5. Stage III: Construction Phase Implementation; Chapter 6. LEED Process: Adaptability, Applicability, and Best Practices; Chapter 7. Future of Green: 2010 and Beyond; Chapter 8. Success Stories; Part 2: Implementation; Section 1. Credit Implementation--Sustainable Sites; Section 2. Credit Implementation--Water Efficiency; Section 3. Credit Implementation--Energy and Atmosphere; Section 4. Credit Implementation--Materials and Resources; Section 5. Credit Implementation--Indoor Environmental Quality; Section 6. Credit Implementation--Innovation in Design; Appendix A. Acronyms; Appendix B. Glossary; Appendix C. Bibliography; Index


Author comments

Vijaya Yellamraju, LEED AP is Principal at Green Potential, a green building and LEED consulting firm based in Austin, Texas. She is responsible for leading the technical and operational aspects of the business, providing direction to developers, architects, contractors, and other project team members for successful integration of green strategies into the design process. Ms. Yellamraju has worked on numerous green and LEED projects, with a focus on multifamily and commercial buildings. She is a trained architect, and earned an M.S. in architecture specializing in energy and sustainable design. She has several years of experience in the architecture and construction industry and has managed many multimillion-dollar projects in the United States and India.





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