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100 1 _aYudelson, Jerry.
245 1 0 _aGreen building A to Z :
_bunderstanding the language of green building /
_cJerry Yudelson ; foreword by Kevin Hydes.
260 _aGabriola Island, BC :
_bNew Society Publishers,
_cc2007.
300 _axix, 219 p. :
_bill. ;
_c23 cm.
336 _2rdacontent
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504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 197-212) and index.
505 _aPart I Green Buildings Today 1 Green Buildings in a Global Context ........................ 3 Resource Depletion and Carbon Dioxide Emissions ................7 2 Green Building History ...................................9 Current Situation ............ .............................10 Understanding Green Buildings .......... ...............10 Who Is Using LEED? ........... ......................... 12 3 What is a Green Building? ................... ............... 15 4 Becoming a Green Building Advocate ......................19 In Your Office or Workplace ......... .. .... ............. 19 In Your Home or Apartment ........ ................... 21 Your Town, City or State:The Power of Local Initiatives .......... 22 Your College or University ......... .. ..... .............. 24 Part II Green Building: A to Z 5 Green Building Term s .................. ................... 28 Architecture 2030 ................. .................... 29 Access toTransit ................ .................... 30 Bicycle Com m uting ............. ...... ................. 32 Big Picture ............... ....... ......... ............ 33 Biodiesel ........................ .. ....................... 34 Biophilia .............. ................................ 35 Brownfields ...................................... 36 Building Codes .......................................... 38 Carbon Dioxide Monitoring ................. ................ 40 Carbon Neutral ........... .......................... 41 Carpet ............. .......................... 42 Certification ................................... ......... 43 Certified Wood Products............... ............... 44 Charrettes and Eco-charrettes ............. ........... 46 Comfort .......... ..... .. .......................47 Commissioning .................... ................. 49 Controllability of Systems............ .................. 50 Construction Practices ............... ................ 51 Cool Roofs .......................... ................... 53 Costs of Green Buildings ............... ................... 54 Cradle-to-cradle Design ................ ................ 57 Daylighting ......................... .................... 59 Density ....................... ........................ 60 Design ....... .................................. 61 Displacement Ventilation ............. .................. 63 Eco-efficiency and Eco-effectiveness ....... ............ ..65 Ecological Footprint ................. . ................. 66 Education .............................................. 67 Energy Conservation ............... ................... 69 Engineering (a Sustainable World) ......................... 70 Feng Shui ...... .................................. 72 Furniture and Finishes ................................ 73 Global Warming ..................... ................... 75 Green Globes ............................................. 76 Green Guide for Healthcare ............. .................. 77 Green Home Building Guidelines ............................ 78 Green Power ......................... .................... 80 Green Products .................... ................... 81 Green Roofs.................. ................. ............ 82 High-performance Buildings............... ............... 85 Historic Preservation ................ ..................... 86 Homes, Green ...................................... ..87 Hybrid Vehicles ................ ........................ 90 In ce ntives ................................................. 9 2 Integrated Design ............ ................... 93 Interior Design ................................... 95 Investing in Green Buildings .............. ............... 97 Justice, Social ........................................ 99 Knowledge ............................. ......... 101 LEDs (Light-emitting Diodes) ............................ 103 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) ...... 104 Life-cycle Assessment (LCA) .............................. 108 Life-cycle Cost ...................................... 109 Light Pollution Reduction ................... ............. 111 Lighting Design ......... ...... .................. 112 Living Buildings ......... .................. ........ 113 Locally Sourced Materials .............. .... ............ 115 Low-flush Toilets ................................ 116 Microturbines ........................... ............. 118 Measurement and Verification Systems ...................... 119 Native American and Native Canadian Ways of Living ....... 121 Nature, Design with ........... .................... 122 New Urbanism ................................... 123 Onsite Sewage Treatment ............................... 126 Operations and Maintenance Practices ..................... 127 Ozone-layer Protection ............... ..... .............. 128 Paints, Low-VOC ............. ..................... 130 Paradigm Shift ................................... 131 Passive Solar Design ............... ............... 132 Permeable Pavement ................................... 133 Photovoltaics ...................................... 135 Platinum Buildings ................................ 138 Post-occupancy Evaluation ................. ............ 140 Productivity ..................................... 142 Question Authority ............... .... ............. 144 Radiant Heating and Cooling ............................ 146 Rainwater Reclamation/Reuse ............................ 147 Rapidly Renewable Materials ................ ............. 148 Recycled-content Materials ................................. 150 Renewable Energy .......... ..... ................ 151 Renovation, Building ............ .................... 152 Restoration of Sites ............. ........ .............. 154 Return on Investment ............ ...... .............. 155 Right-sizing Systems ................ ............... 156 Salvage Materials ........... ..... ................. 158 Schools, Green ................ ................... 159 SolarThermal Systems ............ .... I ...... ............... 162 Stormwater Management .............................. 163 Sustainable Design .............. .... .............. 164 Sustainable Sites ................................. 166 Technology, Green .............. ................. 168 Thermal Energy Storage ................................. 169 Triple Bottom Line ............. ................... 170 US Green Building Council ................ . .............. 172 Unbridled Enthusiasm! ........... .................. 173 Urban Heat-island Effect ............... .............. 174 Vastu Shastra .................................... 176 Ventilation .................................................. 177 Views of the Outdoors ............. ................... 178 Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) ......................... 180 Water Conservation ............ .................. 182 Water-free Urinals ...... ............ ................. 183 Wetlands, Constructed ............................ 184 Wind Power .......... ....... .................... 186 Xeriscaping .......... .............. .................. 188 Zen............................................... 190 Zero-net-energy Buildings .................................. 191 Part III Resources ........................................197 Endnotes ............... ............ ..............203 Index .................................... .........213 About the Author ......................................219
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