The World's Greenest Buildings

The World's Greenest Buildings

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The Worlda€™s Greenest Buildings tackles an audacious task. Among the thousands of green buildings out there, which are the best, and how do we know? Authors Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer examined hundreds of the highest-rated large green buildings from around the world and asked their owners to supply one simple thing: actual performance data, to demonstrate their claims to sustainable operations. This pivotal book presents: an overview of the rating systems and shows qbest in classq building performance in North America, Europe, the Middle East, India, China, Australia and the Asia-Pacific region practical examples of best practices for greening both new and existing buildings a practical reference for how green buildings actually perform at the highest level, one that takes you step-by-step through many different design solutions a wealth of exemplary case studies of successful green building projects using actual performance data from which to learn interviews with architects, engineers, building owners and developers and industry experts, to provide added insight into the greening process This guide uncovers some of the pitfalls that lie ahead for sustainable design, and points the way toward much faster progress in the decade ahead.... Place LEED category scores 7.18 Dell Childrena#39;s Medical Center energy use intensity, September 2010a€“August 2011 ... Honda Wako summer ventilation mode Honda Wako air-conditioning load Kanden energy use Kanden water use endanbsp;...

Title:The World's Greenest Buildings
Author:Jerry Yudelson, Ulf Meyer
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-01-17


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