Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction : LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes

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Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction provides a wealth of practical guidelines and essential insights that will facilitate the design of green buildings. Written in an easy to understand style, the Handbook draws on over 35 years of personal experience across the world, offering vital information and penetrating insights into two major building rating systems such as LEED and BREEAM both used extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 832 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 1,133.98g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Inc
  • Woburn, United States
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 0123851289
  • 9780123851284

About Sam Kubba

Sam Kubba is the principal partner of The Consultants' Collaborative, a firm noted for its work in sustainable architecture, interior design and project management. Dr. Kubba has extensive experience in all types and all aspects of architecture, interior design and construction. These include hospitality, corporate facilities, retail, renovations, restaurants and high-rise commercial structures.
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Table of contents

Basic Principles
Foundation Water Management
Doors and Windows
Foundation/Floor
Wall/Floor
Roof/Top of Wall
Window Sections
Walls: Plan Views
Advanced Framing and Air Sealing
Remodeling
Flashing/Window Installations
Porches and Balconies
Mechanicals
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