Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource) (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 21, 2011 - Architecture - 256 pages
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An in-depth guide to greening industrial and commercial facilities

This GreenSource book is a valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy by implementing sustainable production and business operations. Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification examines a wide range of sustainability factors and reveals how to control costs through focused attention on reduced energy consumption, enhanced equipment efficiency, consistent maintenance, and more-flexible building and human resource management. Specific industry resources for each strategy are included in this practical guide.

GREEN FACILITIES: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL LEED CERTIFICATION COVERS:

  • LEED certification and other sustainability programs
  • Indoor health and thermal comfort
  • Utilities, including renewable energy and on-site energy generation
  • Operations--indoor chemicals, water management, lighting, cleaning, and more
  • Building features, such as doors, windows, loading docks, insulation, and air infiltration
  • Exterior features, including landscaping, paving, shading, siding, roofing, and more
  • Web resources, software, and government and utility programs
  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Green Facilities
1
Chapter 2 Indoor Health and Thermal Comfort
19
Chapter 3 Utilities
47
Chapter 4 Operations
79
Chapter 5 Building Features
111
Chapter 6 Equipment
133
Chapter 7 Exterior
153
Chapter 8 Resources
187
Glossary
217
Index
227
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About the author (2011)

Greg Winkler, AIA, LEED AP, is the executive director of a regional construction trade organization. An architect and project manager with over 25 years of experience in affordable housing, office buildings, industrial/commercial, and retail construction, he is the co-author of Construction Administration for Architects and author of Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (both McGraw-Hill).

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