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Green Building and LEED

Product Code/ISBN: 9781435498822

Now you can have all of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating systems in one comprehensive resource with Green Building & LEED. This book is full of valuable information that will not only introduce all of the LEED green building rating systems developed by the US Green Building Council, but will also give a detailed overview of the LEED for New Construction, Major Renovation v2.2, technical requirements of the rating, the building certification process, and implementation strategies.


  1. Green Building, What is it, Why is it Needed, Who is Making it Grow
  2. Measurable System for Green
  3. LEED for New Construction -- Sustainable Sites (SS)
  4. LEED for New Construction -- Water Efficiency (WE)
  5. LEED for New Construction -- Energy and Atmosphere (EA)
  6. LEED for New Construction -- Materials and Resources (MR)
  7. LEED for New Construction -- Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)
  8. Innovation
  9. Summary Wrap-up