Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction

LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes


  • Sam Kubba, Principle partner, The Consultants' Collaborative architecture firm, and Owner, Kubba Design

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.
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Owners/Developers, Architects, Landscape Architects, Contractors, and Construction Managers/Engineers


Book information

  • Published: June 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-385128-4

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Principles
  2. Foundation Water Management
  3. Doors and Windows
  4. Foundation/Floor
  5. Wall/Floor
  6. Roof/Top of Wall
  7. Window Sections
  8. Walls: Plan Views
  9. Advanced Framing and Air Sealing
  10. Remodeling
  11. Flashing/Window Installations
  12. Porches and Balconies
  13. Mechanicals