Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128154830

Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects

1st Edition

Codes, Standards and Financing from a Global Perspective

Authors: Hwang Bon-Gang
Paperback ISBN: 9780128154830
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 320
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Description

Based on an extensive investigation on the various problems inherent in green construction projects, Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects provides a framework to compare and contrast common problems encountered when managing green construction projects and devising feasible solutions.

Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects expertly explain the specific characteristics and management approaches of green construction projects, with in-depth comparisons against conventional construction projects. The books present a holistic view on the management strategies and innovations for green construction projects, focusing on the assessment and improvement of green construction projects’ management performance in the areas of cost, schedule, quality, safety, risk, productivity and leadership development

Key Features

  • Addresses performance improvement and project management in green construction projects in view of cost, schedule, safety, quality, risk, productivity, and leadership
  • Clearly explains the obstacles, challenges, and barriers to implementing a green construction project
  • Discusses numerous special issues which are inherent in green construction projects from inception to delivery

Readership

Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, and Construction Engineers

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    2. Background
    3. Methodology
    4. Obstacles and Solutions for Green Construction Projects
    5. Knowledge Areas and Skills for Green Construction Project Management
    6. Cost Premium, Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects
    7. Schedule Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects
    8. Safety Performance and Improvement of  Green Construction Projects
    9. Rework Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects
    10. Productivity Performance and Improvement of Green Construction Projects
    11. Risk Assessment and Mitigation Measures for Green Construction Projects
    12. Risk Management for Green Retrofit, Residential and Commercial Construction Projects
    13. Leadership Development in Green Construction Projects
    14. Conclusions and Recommendations

Details

No. of pages:
320
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780128154830

About the Author

Hwang Bon-Gang

Hwang Bon-Gang is an Associate Professor at Department of Building, National University of Singapore. He has published over 30 research articles related to strategic and innovative management of green construction projects.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Building, National University of Singapore

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