Chapter 10: A Facilities Manager's Guide to Green Building Design"
Author: Simpson, Walter
Published In: Stewardship & Accountability in Campus Planning, Design & Construction
Defines and describes green building design, including initial planning and design, site selection, use of various renewable energy sources, maximizing energy efficiency, using environmentally friendly building materials, creating healthy indoor environment, and integrating recycling into building design and construction process. Covers passive heating and cooling, green power and solar energy, water conservation, building commissioning, tips on implementing green design, and energy efficiency and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, among other topics. Appendix discusses why green buildings cost less.
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