Engineering Guide to LEED - New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers

by: Liv Haselbach


Abstract: The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects. This much-needed reference offers practical discussions of the main concepts of sustainability, and also presents detailed equations and exercises that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. You will find authoritative information on sustainable sites…water efficiency… energy and atmosphere…materials and resources…indoor environmental quality…innovations in design…a systematic view of green…and many other topics related to sustainability in construction. A valuable tool for the office or job site,
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Title: Engineering Guide to LEED - New Construction: Sustainable Construction for Engineers

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2008 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071489935

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Liv Haselbach is currently a faculty member in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina. She is a licensed engineer and U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional with 30 years of experience in the field. The author of numerous articles for industry journals, Dr. Haselbach was the founding owner of a civil/environmental engineering firm specializing in land development and regulatory compliance.

Description: The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects. This much-needed reference offers practical discussions of the main concepts of sustainability, and also presents detailed equations and exercises that can be used to perform the calculations outlined in LEED-NC. You will find authoritative information on sustainable sites…water efficiency… energy and atmosphere…materials and resources…indoor environmental quality…innovations in design…a systematic view of green…and many other topics related to sustainability in construction. A valuable tool for the office or job site,