Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery

Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery 

Charles J. Kibert

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The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic and is used as a textbook in many courses. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction, and environment offers clear and efficient orientation. Digital fabrication techniques are included as well (complementing traditional production processes) and presented in an instructional book for the first time. The third edition has been thoroughly updated and now provides More information more annotation of drawings, more text on the page. The updated future chapter with more emerging construction techniques. Updated essays on construction in the introduction Chapter 1. Mote technical data in the Materials Chapter. The content in this third edition has been completely reworked which makes it an even more valuable companion for students and young practitioners!"




Content :
  • 1 Introduction and Overview
  • 2 Background
  • 3 Ecological Design
  • 4 Green Building Assessment
  • 5 The US Green Building Council LEED Building Rating System
  • 6 The Green Globes Building Assessment System
  • 7 The Green Building Design Process
  • 8 The Sustainable Site and Landscape
  • 9 Energy Reduction
  • 10 Built Environment Hydrologic Cycle
  • 11 Closing Materials Loops
  • 12 The Built Environment Carbon Footprint
  • 13 Indoor Environmental Quality
  • 14 Construction Operations and Commissioning
  • 15 Green Building Economics
  • 16 The Cutting Edge of Sustainable Construction


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