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Kibert, Charles J.

Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery

Kibert, Charles J. - Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery, ebook

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The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field

Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. With broad coverage including architecture, engineering, and construction, this book nevertheless delivers detailed information on all aspects of the green building process, from materials selection to building systems and more. This new fourth edition has been updated to reflect the latest codes and standards, including LEED v4, and includes new coverage of carbon accounting. The discussion has been updated to align with the current thinking on economics, climate change, net zero buildings, and more, with contributions by leaders in the field that illustrate the most recent shifts in thinking and practice. Ancillary materials including an instructor's manual and PowerPoint presentations for each chapter help bring this clear and up-to-dateinformation into the classroom, making this book a valuable reference for working construction professionals. Also, Interactive graphics found throughout the course help activate the content and highlight key concepts for students.

Sustainable construction has gone mainstream, and will one day be the industry norm. This book provides a comprehensive reference to all aspects of a project to show you how green building concepts and principles apply throughout the design and construction process.

  • Get up to date on the latest green building codes and standards
  • Learn about the newest technology in green building materials
  • Adopt the best practices in procurement and delivery systems
  • Apply sustainability concepts to all aspects of construction and design

Green buildings operate at a very high level of efficiency, which is made possible only by careful consideration every step of the way. Appropriate land use, landscaping, construction materials, siting, water use, and more all play a role in a structure's ultimate carbon footprint. Sustainable Construction provides clear guidance for all aspects of green building, including the most recent advances and the latest technology.

Keywords:

Green Building Design; sustainable construction; LEED v4; reference; textbook; green construction; LEED certification; sustainable building;sourcing; green building materials; souLEED v4; green building codes; green building standards;  building materials; construction technology; sustainable architecture; sustainable engineering; carbon accounting; LEED certification; U.S. Green Building Council; Environmental Design; Green Building Initiative

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Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
4
Page amount
600 pages
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119055327
Printed ISBN
9781119055174

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