Provides an overview of green building and an in-depth look at the contractor's role on a LEED v3 project, focusing on the information contractors need to know to effectively and efficiently build green buildings. The book advises on how to define the role of buildings and their impact on the environment, identify the major changes in LEED for New Construction, from LEED v2.2 to LEED 2009, differentiate the credit categories in the LEED for New Construction rating system, discuss the credits and prerequisites in LEED 2009 for New Construction and their impact on construction practices, and develop strategies specifically focused on the contractor's role in supporting green building design and construction on a project seeking certification under LEED v3.
Associated General Contractors of America, 2300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22201; Tel: 800-242-1767
Resource List Category:
References to Books and Other Media