Research and Markets: Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction. LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new book "Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction. LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes" to their offering.

Packed with conceptual sketches and photos, real world case studies and green construction details, Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction provides a wealth of practical guidelines and essential insights that will facilitate the design of green buildings. Written in an easy to understand style, the Handbook draws on over 35 years of personal experience across the world, offering vital information and penetrating insights into two major building rating systems such as LEED and BREEAM both used extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Key Features:

- Develop a project schedule that allows for systems testing and commissioning.

- Create contract plans and specifications to ensure building performance

- A step-by-step approach for integrating technologies into the different stages of design and execution.

Topics Covered:

Basic Principles

Foundation Water Management

Doors and Windows



Roof/Top of Wall

Window Sections

Walls: Plan Views

Advanced Framing and Air Sealing


Flashing/Window Installations

Porches and Balconies


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Source: Elsevier Science and Technology

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