This book provides users with a practical user-friendly roadmap that presents the guidelines for selecting the LEED v4 rating system to better fit a particular project, also explaining the modifications in the credentialing process, including the 3-Tier system requiring applicants to first take the LEED(TM) Green Associate exam.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSPREFACE TO FIRST EDITIONFOREWORDINTRODUCTION - THE GREEN MOVEMENT TODAY AND ITS IMPACT ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMYCHAPTER 1: Defining "GreenÂ and "SustainabilityÂ CHAPTER 2: Basic LEED (TM) ConceptsCHAPTER 3: LEED (TM) Documentation & Technical RequirementsCHAPTER 4: LEED (TM) Tier System, Standards and CodesCHAPTER 5: Design Strategies & the Green Design ProcessCHAPTER 6: Green Materials and ProductsCHAPTER 7: Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)CHAPTER 8: Water Efficiency & Sanitary WasteCHAPTER 9: Impact of Energy & AtmosphereCHAPTER 10: Economics of Green DesignA1 ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONSA2 GLOSSARYA3 SAMPLE EXAM QUESTIONSBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
Sam Kubba is the principal partner of The Consultants' Collaborative, a firm noted for its work in sustainable architecture, interior design and project management. Dr. Kubba has extensive experience in all types and all aspects of architecture, interior design and construction. These include hospitality, corporate facilities, retail, renovations, restaurants and high-rise commercial structures.