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Preface Foreword Acknowledgments 1. The Recipe for Success in High-Performance Projects 2. Green Buildings Today 2.1 High-performance building characteristics 2.1.1 Commercial and institutional buildings 2.1.2 Who builds high-performance buildings? 2.2 The LEED rating systems 2.2.1 LEED for New Construction 2.2.2 LEED for Core and Shell Buildings 2.2.3 LEED for Commercial Interiors 2.2.4 LEED for Existing Buildings 2.3 Other green building rating systems 2.4 Typical green building measures 2.5 The case for high-performance buildings 2.5.1 To LEED or to lead? 2.5.2 Designing high-performance buildings 2.6 Looking to the future 2.7 The larger picture 2.8 Barriers to green building growth 3. The Practice of Integrated Design 3.1 Elements of The Integrated Design Process 3.2 An architect¿s perspective 3.3 What integrated design is not 3.4 The role of BHAGs 3.5 The integrated design team 3.6 Integrated design from the engineer¿s perspective 3.7 Integrated design in practice ¿ an architect¿s experience 3.8 International integrated design: The New York Times Building 3.9 The contractor¿s role in integrated design 3.10 A new trend ¿ the integrated office 4. The Eco-Charrette 4.1 The charrette process 4.2 SWOT analysis 4.3 The University of Pennsylvania Arboretum project 4.4 Adopt ¿right mind¿ 5. Barriers to High-Performance Buildings: Why Some Projects Succeed and Others Fail 5.1 Fewer higher-level certifications 5.1.1 LEED for Core and Shell 5.1.2 LEED for Commercial Interiors 5.1.3 LEED for Existing Buildings 5.2 What needs to happen 5.3 Getting consistent results 6. The Business Case for Green Buildings 6.1 Incentives and barriers to green buildings 6.1.1 Overcoming barriers to green buildings 6.1.2 Benefits that build a business case 6.2 Economic benefits 6.2.1 Reduced operating costs 6.2.2 Reduced maintenance costs 6.2.3 Increased building value 6.2.4 Tax benefits 6.3 Productivity gains 6.4 Risk management 6.5 Health improvements 6.6 Public relations and marketing 6.6.1 Stakeholder relations and occupant satisfaction 6.6.2 Environmental stewardship 6.6.3 More competitive product 6.7 Recruitment and retention 6.8 Financing green projects 6.9 Political 6.10 Who benefits? 7. Costs of Green Buildings 7.1 Cost drivers for green buildings 7.1.1 Team experience 7.1.2 LEED certification level 7.1.3 Team structure 7.1.4 Design process and scope 7.1.5 LEED documentation costs 7.1.6. Added design fees 7.2 Additional cost considerations 7.2.1 The initial budget 7.2.2 Timing of the project 7.2.3 Location of the project 7.2.4 Climate 7.2.5 Design standards 7.2.6 Project size 7.2.7 Feasibility of LEED Measures 7.2.8 Design process and credit synergies 7.3 Controlling costs in LEED projects 7.4 High-performance on a budget 7.5 Summary of cost influences 7.6 Green building cost studies 7.6.1 The 2003 California study 7.6.2 The 2004 GSA study 7.6.3 Greening America¿s schools 7.6.4 The Davis Langdon cost studies 7.6.5 Costs of greening research labs 7.6.6 Soft costs for green building projects 7.7 Integrated design can reduce costs 7.8 Gross costs and net costs 7.8.1 ¿Payback¿ vs. ¿return on investment¿ 8. Integrated Project Management - Cost/Benefit Analysis of Green Buildings 8.1 Introduction to the Environmental Value-Added Method 8.2 LEED Rating System and EVA 8.2.1 Sustainable Sites: Credit 6-Stormwater design 8.2.2 Sustainable Sites: Credit 7-Heat island effect-roof 8.2.3 Water Efficiency: Credit 1-Water-efficient landscaping 8.2.4 Water Efficiency: Credit 3-Water use reduction 8.2.5 Energy & Atmosphere: Credit 1-Optimize energy performance 8.2.6 Energy & Atmosphere: Credit 1-On-site renewable energy 8.2.7 Indoor Environmental Quality: Credit 3-Construction IAQ management 8.2.8 Indoor Environmental Quality: Credit 8-Daylight & views 8.2.9 Summary of the EVA benefits 8.3 Analysis of a complete project 8.4 Getting started with environmental value added analysis 8.5 Integrated value assessment 9. Getting Started ¿ Pre-Design Considerations 9.1 Higher-level considerations: The triple bottom line 9.2 General considerations: Sustainable design 9.3 Site selection and site elevation 9.4 Programming 9.5 Pre-design work 10. Conceptual and Schematic Design 10.1 Conceptual process questions 10.1 Site questions 10.2.1 Site water management questions 10.2.2 Green roofs and light pollution questions 10.3 Water-related questions 10.4 Energy-related questions 10.4.1 Renewable energy questions 10.5 Materials and resource questions 10.6 Indoor environmental quality questions 11. Design Development 11.1 General sustainable design questions 11.2 Site design questions 11.3 Water efficiency questions 11.4 Energy design questions 11.4.1 Building commissioning questions 11.4.2 Renewable energy systems 11.4.3 Lighting design questions 11.5 Materials and resource questions 11.6 Indoor environmental quality questions 12. Construction Documents Phase 12.1 Energy-using systems 12.2 Questions to ask during this phase 12.2.1 General construction issues 12.2.2 Energy issues 12.2.3 Indoor environmental quality 12.2.4 Water efficiency 12.2.5 Materials issues 12.2.6 LEED project management issues 12.3 Bidding and negotiation 13. Construction and operations 13.1 Construction 13.2 Occupancy and operations 13.2.1 LEED for Existing Buildings operations and maintenance 14. Looking Ahead ¿ Designing Living Buildings 14.1 Hard Bargain Farm Appendix: Integrated Design Resources Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sustainable buildings -- Design and construction.
Building -- Methodology.