Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

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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. Develop a project schedule that allows for systems testing and commissioning. Create contract plans and specifications to ensure building performance A step-by-step approach for integrating technologies into the different stages of design and execution.The LEED 2009 Reference Guide (depending on the LEED certification targeted) should be consulted for more ... Of the various types of air-conditioning filters on the market, the most common types are: conventional fiberglass ... Leaving a dirty air filter in place or using a filter that is too restrictive may result in low airflow and possibly cause the system to malfunction. ... It would be prudent, therefore, for building owners and designers to consult with a certified air filter specialist (CAFS )anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction
Author:Sam Kubba
Publisher:Butterworth-Heinemann - 2012-10-11


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