Greening Existing Buildings, Hardback Book

Greening Existing Buildings Hardback


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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Upgrade the Energy and Environmental Performance of Existing BuildingsThis GreenSource guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the goal of a green-certified building. Greening Existing Buildings features proven technologies and operating methods, and shows building owners and facility managers how to green buildings in a cost-effective way. This practical and insightful resource highlights the ten best practices for greening existing buildings, and includes more than 25 case studies of successful implementations and 35 insightful interviews with industry experts and building owners and managers. Greening Existing Buildings covers:Economic drivers and market dynamicsGetting the U.S.

EPA's ENERGY STAR ratingU.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Existing Buildings ratingMaking the business case for greening existing buildingsCost of greening and setting realistic project budgetsEnergy-efficient building upgradesSustainable site management and water conservation retrofitsCrafting purchasing and waste management policiesUpgrading indoor environmental qualityManaging a LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM) certification project, from beginning to end


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