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The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers (GreenSource) Sustainable Construction for Engineers

by Liv Haselbach

Part of the GreenSource Series

The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers (GreenSource) Sustainable Construction for Engineers Synopsis

An Up-to-Date Guide to the Latest LEED-New Construction Guidelines Fully revised for version 3.0 of the LEED-New Construction rating system (LEED-2009), this GreenSource book helps you acquire the skills needed to apply LEED-NC to sustainable construction projects. The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction, second edition, offers comprehensive coverage of the environmental systems and impacts on which many of the LEED-NC subcategories are based. Detailed equations and exercises in the book can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. Valuable information on real-world applications of LEED-NC in military, low-impact development (LID), and other sectors is included in this practical resource. THE ENGINEERING GUIDE TO LEED-NEW CONSTRUCTION COVERS: 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 and regional priorities A systematic view of green and minimum program requirements Department of Defense sustainable construction and indoor air quality (IAQ) Low-impact development

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071745123
Publication date: 1st August 2010
Author: Liv Haselbach
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 464 pages
Categories: Building construction & materials, Sustainability,

About Liv Haselbach

Liv Haselbach, Ph.D., P.E., LEED-Accredited Professional, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University. Her teaching and research focus on sustainable construction, pervious concrete, low-impact development, environmental issues with concrete, alternative transportation, and air pollution. Dr. Haselbach serves on many national and international committees, including ASTM E60 (Sustainability), ACI 130 (Sustainability), ASCE LID (Low Impact Development), and ISO TC71/8 Environmental Management of Concrete and Concrete Structures.

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