Green Building Through Integrated Design (GreenSource Books)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-10-15
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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This comprehensive, well-illustrated guide covers the entire process of building a certified green building. It offers expert insight into tackling various projects, from concept and design, to unifying members of the team, to constructing high-performance buildings on time and within budget.

Author Biography

Jerry Yudelson, PE, MS, MBA, LEED AP is founderand principal of Yudelson Associates, a consulting firm specializing indesigning and marketing green building services and projects. He chairsthe Steering Committee for the USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
The Recipe for Success in High-Performance Projectsp. 1
Green Buildings Todayp. 15
High-Performance Building Characteristicsp. 19
The LEED Rating Systemsp. 24
Other Green Building Rating Systemsp. 31
Looking to the Futurep. 40
The Larger Picturep. 43
Barriers to Green Building Growthp. 44
The Practice of Integrated Designp. 45
Elements of the Integrated Design Processp. 45
An Architect's Perspectivep. 46
What Integrated Design Is Notp. 48
The Role of BHAGsp. 50
The Integrated Design Teamp. 53
Integrated Design from the Engineer's Perspectivep. 54
Integrated Design in Practice-An Architect's Experiencep. 56
International Integrated Design: The New York Times Buildingp. 58
The Contractor's Role in Integrated Designp. 63
A New Trend-The Integrated Office?p. 66
The Eco-Charrettep. 67
The Charrette Processp. 69
SWOT Analysisp. 69
The University of Pennsylvania Morris Arboretum Projectp. 71
Adopt "Right Mind"p. 78
Barriers to High-Performance Buildings: Why Some Projects Succeed and Others Failp. 81
Fewer Higher-Level Certificationsp. 85
What Needs to Happenp. 89
Getting Consistent Resultsp. 91
The Business Case for Green Buildingsp. 95
Incentives and Barriers to Green Buildingsp. 97
Benefits That Build a Business Casep. 102
Economic Benefitsp. 104
Risk Managementp. 107
Health Improvementsp. 109
Public Relations and Marketingp. 109
Recruitment and Retentionp. 112
Financing Green Projectsp. 114
Politicalp. 117
Who Benefits?p. 117
Costs of Green Buildingsp. 121
Cost Drivers for Green Buildingsp. 123
Additional Cost Considerationsp. 127
Controlling Costs in LEED Projectsp. 130
High Performance on a Budgetp. 131
Summary of Cost Influencesp. 133
Green Building Cost Studiesp. 134
Integrated Design Can Reduce Costsp. 139
Gross Costs and Net Costsp. 142
Integrated Project Management-Cost/Benefit Analysis of Green Buildingsp. 145
Introduction to the Environmental Value-Added Methodp. 146
LEED Rating System and EVAp. 148
Getting Started with Environmental Value-Added Analysisp. 162
Integrated Value Assessmentp. 163
Getting Started-Predesign Considerationsp. 167
Higher-Level Considerations: The Triple Bottom Linep. 168
General Considerations: Sustainable Designp. 173
Site Selection and Site Evaluationp. 175
Programmingp. 180
Predesign Workp. 185
Conceptual and Schematic Designp. 187
Conceptual and Process Questionsp. 188
Site Questionsp. 189
Water-Related Questionsp. 192
Energy-Related Questionsp. 193
Materials and Resource Questionsp. 199
Indoor Environmental Quality Questionsp. 199
Design Developmentp. 203
General Sustainable Design Questionsp. 203
Site Design Questionsp. 204
Water Efficiency Questionsp. 205
Energy Design Questionsp. 206
Materials and Resources Questionsp. 213
Indoor Environmental Quality Questionsp. 215
Construction Documents Phasep. 219
Energy-Using Systemsp. 219
A High-Performance Laboratory Projectp. 221
Bidding and Negotiationp. 231
Construction and Operationsp. 233
Constructionp. 233
Occupancy and Operationsp. 239
Looking Ahead-Designing Living Buildingsp. 243
Hard Bargain Farm, Accokeek, Marylandp. 245
Integrated Design Resourcesp. 251
Indexp. 253
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