Preparing a Building Service Life Plan for Green Buildings

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-05-15
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Expert guidance on developing a green building service life plan

Filled with step-by-step instructions, Preparing a Building Service Life Plan for Green Buildings explains how to create a framework for managing the performance requirements and life-cycle impacts--including end-of-life--of major building elements for the duration of a green building’s intended lifespan.

The book discusses operation and maintenance; inspections and assessments; repairs, upgrades, and replacements; documentation; and removal, reuse, recycling, dismantling, and end-of-life disposal of building components. A customizable template for creating a comprehensive green BSLP is included in this practical resource.

Covers major building elements:

  • Standard foundations
  • Slab on grade
  • Basement walls
  • Floor construction
  • Roof construction
  • Exterior walls
  • Exterior windows and doors
  • Roof coverings
  • Interior partitions and doors
  • Fittings
  • Stair construction
  • Wall, floor, and ceiling finishes
  • Elevators and lifts
  • Plumbing, HVAC, and electrical
  • Fire protection
  • Pedestrian paving
  • Site development--fences, retaining walls, fountains, and other site improvements
  • Storm sewer

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