Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process by Michelle CottrellProven Strategies for Getting a Project LEED® Certified Here is the ideal guide for architects, engineers, interior designers, project managers, facility managers, and building owners for understanding the project certification process for the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED NC), LEED for Core & Shell (LEED CS), and LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED CI) rating systems of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC®). Written by an expert who is the President of Design Management Services, a LEED consulting firm?Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process engages readers by outlining the steps, roles, and responsibilities of the team members in a straightforward, chronological manner that helps streamline the certification process. With the release of the LEED v3 rating systems and a new version of LEED-Online, the Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process helps project teams to streamline the project team efforts and outlines the role of the LEED consultant and project administrator. Written for LEED AP professionals and building owners that need guidance navigating a project through the process, this book outlines each step in the design and construction phases including programming and post-occupancy. Serving as a valuable resource for anyone seeking information on how to get a project LEED certified, Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process features: An overview of the integrative design process. Understanding the role of a LEED consultant. How to build a successful team for a project pursuing LEED certification. How to register a project with Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Common pitfalls to avoid during the LEED certification process. Checklists to use during design and construction to keep the team on track.
Call Number: TH880 .C685 2011
Publication Date: 2011
LEED GA Exam Guide (3rd Large Format Edition) by Gang ChenPass the LEED Green Associate Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming and Save Money!LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends of development and is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment.From this book, you will learn how to:1. Pass the LEED Green Associate Exam.2. Use LEED exam preparation strategies, study methods, tips, suggestions, mnemonics, and exam tactics to improve your exam performance.3. Effectively understand, digest, and retain your LEED knowledge.4. Understand the process of registering and certifying a building for LEED.5. Understand the scope, main intent, core concepts and strategies, as well as identify the regulations, recognition, and incentives for each major LEED category.6. Identify the strategies for case studies.7. Identify the synergy in case studies.8. Implement the most important LEED related codes and building standards.9. Get points for categories not yet clearly defined by the USGBC.There is NO official GBCI book on the LEED Green Associate Exam. This pocket guide fills in the blanks and demystifies LEED. It uncovers the secrets, codes, and jargon for LEED as well as the true meaning of “going green.” It provides a solid foundation and fundamental framework for LEED. It covers every major aspect of LEED in plain and concise language, and introduces it to ordinary people. This guide is small and easy to carry around. You can read it whenever you have a few extra minutes. It is an indispensable book for ordinary people, developers, brokers, contractors, administrators, architects, landscape architects, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers, interns, drafters, designers and other design professionals.
Call Number: TH880 .C45 2010
Publication Date: 2011
LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide, LEED V4 Edition by Heather C. McCombsThe LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide, LEED v4 Edition is designed to help you pass the LEED Green Associate exam. The exam prep guide captures the critical points you need to know about green building. It also reflects the structure of the exam knowledge and task domains to organize foundational concepts in green building and LEED. The exam prep guide will help you prepare for the exam by emphasizing key terms and providing application learning through practice questions. This resource is intended to be used in conjunction with the exam primary references, including the LEED Core Concepts Guide. Access to a variety of digital resources that enhance learning is also included with this guide.
Call Number: TH880 .M39 2015Reserve Desk (3 Day Reserve)