LEED-new Construction Project ManagementBook - 2011
This guide to LEED project management provides a comprehensive, start-to-finish manual for the design and construction of environmentally sustainable new construction projects. Chapters cover the design process in detail, including the early introduction of LEED principles into architectural decision making, defining the sustainability goals of the project, and specific calculations and standards necessary for earning the LEED rating. Several case studies of successful LEED certified projects are included as well as a collection of credit implementation worksheets and example documentation. Numerous tables, charts and illustrations are included throughout the work and online access to construction tables and blank forms is provided. Yellamraju is the owner of Green Potential, a green building and LEED certification consulting company in Austin, Texas. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A One-Stop Guide to Managing LEED-New Construction Projects
This GreenSource book explains, step by step, how to integrate LEED-New Construction (NC) rating system requirements into the building design and construction processes. Project planning, goals, coordination, implementation, and documentation are covered in detail.
LEED-New Construction Project Management provides a tested framework for taking a project from inception to successful certification and shows you how to master the tools to make the process more efficient. Three in-depth case studies covering new commercial building construction, major renovations, and a portfolio of buildings highlight the strategies presented in the book.
LEED-New Construction Project Management covers:
- The LEED rating system and LEED-NC credit categories
- The project management process
- Project definition and goal setting
- Design phase integration
- Construction phase implementation
- The LEED process: adaptability, applicability, and best practices
- Future trends
- Credit implementations: sustainable sites; water efficiency; energy and atmosphere; materials and resources; indoor environmental quality; innovation in design