Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource)

Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource)

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An in-depth guide to greening industrial and commercial facilities This GreenSource book is a valuable strategy and planning resource for saving money and energy by implementing sustainable production and business operations. Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification examines a wide range of sustainability factors and reveals how to control costs through focused attention on reduced energy consumption, enhanced equipment efficiency, consistent maintenance, and more-flexible building and human resource management. Specific industry resources for each strategy are included in this practical guide. GREEN FACILITIES: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL LEED CERTIFICATION COVERS: LEED certification and other sustainability programs Indoor health and thermal comfort Utilities, including renewable energy and on-site energy generation Operations--indoor chemicals, water management, lighting, cleaning, and more Building features, such as doors, windows, loading docks, insulation, and air infiltration Exterior features, including landscaping, paving, shading, siding, roofing, and more Web resources, software, and government and utility programsRather than store hot water at a constant temperature at all times, tankless units produce hot water on demand via high-efficiency heaters. Although more expensive to install than tank-type hot water heaters, tankless heaters may be a betteranbsp;...

Title:Green Facilities: Industrial and Commercial LEED Certification (GreenSource)
Author:Greg Winkler
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2011-04-04


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