LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Complete Study Guide (Building Design & Construction)

LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Complete Study Guide (Building Design & Construction)
  • Author : A. Togay Koralturk
  • Publisher : LDCT Pub Unites States
  • Pages : 628
  • Relase : 2016-11-21
  • ISBN : 0994618026

LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Complete Study Guide (Building Design & Construction) Book Review:

The LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Complete Study Guide aims to provide deep insight into the LEED requirements and the certification process and helps the reader to learn, rather than to memorize, all the essential information for the exam. This book is designed to be the only resource a candidate would need to successfully pass the exam.

LEED v4 BD&C EXAM GUIDE

LEED v4 BD&C EXAM GUIDE
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Pages : 330
  • Relase : 2015-06-26
  • ISBN : 9781612650173

LEED v4 BD&C EXAM GUIDE Book Review:

Pass the LEED AP BD&C Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 in GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November, 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 content for all LEED exams in late Spring 2014. We have incorporated the new LEED v4 content in this book. Starting on December 1, 2011, GBCI began to draw LEED AP BD+C Exam questions from Green Building and LEED Core Concepts Guide. We have also incorporated the latest information from this book. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends in development and is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment. From this book, you will learn how to: 1. Pass the LEED AP BD+C Exam. 2. Register and achieve LEED certification for a building. 3. Understand the intent of each LEED prerequisite and credit. 4. Calculate points for LEED credits. 5. Indentify the credit path, submittal requirements, synergies, possible strategies and technologies, project phase, LEED submittal phase, and responsible party for each prerequisite and credit. 6. Earn extra credit (exemplary performance) for LEED. 7. Implement the related codes and standards. 8. Obtain points for categories not yet clearly defined by the USGBC. Most of the existing books on LEED and the LEED exams are too expensive and complicated to be practical or helpful. This guide fills in the blanks and demystifies LEED. It uncovers the secrets, codes, and jargon for LEED as well as the true meaning of "going green." It provides a solid foundation and fundamental framework for LEED. It covers every major aspect of LEED in plain and concise language, and introduces it to ordinary people. This guide is easy to carry around. You can read it whenever you have a few extra minutes. It is an indispensable book for ordinary people, developers, brokers, contractors, administrators, architects, landscape architects, engineers, interns, drafters, designers, and other design professionals. What others are saying about LEED BD&C Exam Guide … “Passed on first try, only used this guide “This is the best study guide HANDS DOWN. If you're serious about passing the LEED AP BD&C exam on your first try, this is the one you've been looking for! I bought Mr. Chen's LEED Green Associate Exam Guide2 months ago and passed it on the first try as well. I purchased the USGBC reference guide and Mr. Chen's LEED BD&C Exam Guide. I never opened the USGBC reference guide, only studied from Mr. Chen's study guide. I followed Mr. Chen's instructions and studied the guide for 2 weeks (yes, I have a full-time job). I did ignore the mnemonics, not my learning style (makes it more confusing to me). The exam was not easy, but I prepared and stuck to this material. I am not a good test taker by no means. I reviewed the technical data of the guide about 6 times and ignored everything else I had read or heard about the exam. Here's a piece of advice that I picked up from this book, spend less time on practice tests and more time studying! I have a subscription to a web exam simulator (rated the best) and only did about 100 questions, until I realized that I was wasting my valuable time. Find a good book and stick to it. This is also a great reference guide to use on everyday projects. Review the material, try to understand it, then try to memorize it through repetition. I would like to shake your hand and say THANKS AGAIN MR. GANG CHEN !!! ” —LOBO “Excellent Guide and Good Manual “I passed the LEED AP BD+C and the LEED AP ID+C exams this year and Gang Chen's books were my primary study material! The books are easy to read and use. Gang Chen provides study hints and guidance as well as an outline format that makes it easy for the reader to grasp key points. He also provides an excellent review of the entire accreditation process which can save people time in personal research. The books are more than study guides; they are helpful as reference manuals because of the easy to follow format. Definitely a keeper in my bookshelf for future project reference.” —Karen M. Scott “Great resource for studying for the LEED Exam! “I have taken and passed the LEED AP BD+C exam and know what it takes. As this author says, it's not an easy exam and he is right. What is critical to passing is having great teaching tools and this book is one of them. He touches on every aspect of how to memorize data, how questions are formed, what to expect on tricky questions, the content the test writers are looking for and every little detail you need to know when preparing for this exam. I highly recommend this author's books if you are serious about passing any of the LEED exams, hopefully on the first try!” —S. Jennifer Sakiewicz “LEED BD & C Exam Study Guide “Gang Chan's study guide is an excellent resource in preparing to take the LEED AP BD+C exam particularly if one follows the study recommendation made in the guide. It does not replace the LEED Reference manual as the definitive source for technical information but more importantly provides a structure for the study of the information that is easily understood and when followed should provide good assurance of success in passing the exam the 1st time. This is a 'keeper'!” —Spock “Good summary of information to memorize for the test “Chen's exam guide is a good summary of the test relevant information in the LEED reference guide. He underlines specific information that is important to commit to memory for the test. It is a good way to understand which information needs to be strictly memorized if you are preparing for the test in a short amount of time and have a good understanding of the LEED process through your professional experience. I passed the test with a very high score on my first try, and I did use this guide, one other, the LEED reference manual, online sources, a class, and many years of personally working on and completing online LEED submittals through my work. The week before taking the test I used it to commit point values and those kind of details to memory... ” —Denver “Not a bulky ref guide “LEED BD&C Exam Guide does a great job in highlighting and summarizing the key points and concepts in USGBC ref guide. If you only have limited amount of time for LEED AP BD+C exam preparation, definitely go for this book.” —Metcalf “Very valuable guide! “I am a lighting designer and am preparing to take the LEED BD+C exam...I got LEED BD&C Exam Guide to prepare for the LEED AP BD+C Exam and it was fairly well organized to help me refresh my memory on the background LEED knowledge I had. All the specifics that one needs to know about each credit such as the Purpose of the credit, Credit path, Submittals, Strategies and technologies etc, are clearly organized for every credit. In addition the author also employs the smart technique of Mnemonics which helps in memorizing the vast amount of information in a simplified manner.” —Visswapriya Prabakar “Immensely valuable and utterly to the point, a true must have! “This is an excellent publication by Gang Chen that outlines precisely all the key points one need for success. I personally appreciate the easy to adopt memorization technique offered by the author. Practice exams are very comprehensive yet summarized and not to mention highly effective learning tool as it is designed in this book. It is a very delightful experience for me to have this outstanding publication. In a word, this definitely worth the money and for me it turns out extraordinarily helpful.” —Shanaz, who passed LEED AP BD+C Exam on the first try “Very Helpful! “I found LEED BD&C Exam Guide to be very detailed and very helpful. I plan to take the exam soon, and I feel fully prepared for it.” — Yousuf Asadzoi “Good book! “I had appeared for GA and passed. I loved the content and the underlined highlights. I read your book; it gave me insight and knowledge on how credits are applied. Some questions in your book helped me answer ones on the test. Good book, I'll go through it once again when I appear for AP.” —Haresh Vibhakar, AIIA (India), AIA, LEED Green Associate, Architect “A good outline “The book is an excellent outline to learn the necessary items required to study for the exam. It is not a comprehensive study guide in and of itself. Practice exam is good indicator of test preparation.” —Paul Levine “Solid LEED Study Guide “This is the kind of book I wish was available when I did my original LEED AP exam. It teaches you how to study, which is so important when school is a distant memory. The bulk of the book helps you review and memorize with mnemonics the concepts for each credit that you need to know for the exam. The questions are good representations of questions on the exam. I would recommend to anyone studying for their exam, that they: - First read the chapters in this book on how to study; - Second read the actual LEED BD+C guide to give you the background information on the credits and gain comprehension. Underline and review as the author indicates to get the most out of your study time. - Finally read the rest of this exam guide to help you review and memorize for the exam.” —missfitz "missfitz" “Very Helpful Guide “Gang Chen's LEED BD&C Exam Guides very helpful in consolidating information from USGBC and GBCI sources as well as providing the information that is necessary for the exam without excess irrelevant information. I highly recommend this book for preparation for the LEED BD+C exams.” —leedap

USGBC LEED Green Associate Study Guide

USGBC LEED Green Associate Study Guide
  • Author : U. S. Green Building Council
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Pages : 141
  • Relase : 2011-10-06
  • ISBN : 0132915170

USGBC LEED Green Associate Study Guide Book Review:

"This study guide is a resource to help you prepare for the LEED Green Associate Examination. It summarizes the critical points of green design, construction, and operations. To help you master its content, the guide has been packaged with the Green Building and LEED Core Concepts Guide, one of the reference documents for the LEED Green Associate Exam. Within each category of the guide, you will find a variety of study tools, including category reviews, review questions and worksheets, learning activities, and practice questions"--P. 1.

LEED Reference Guide for Building Design and Construction

LEED Reference Guide for Building Design and Construction
  • Author : US Green Building Council
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2016-07-01
  • ISBN : 1932444629

LEED Reference Guide for Building Design and Construction Book Review:

LEED v4 BD&C Mock Exam

LEED v4 BD&C Mock Exam
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Pages : 242
  • Relase : 2014-10-18
  • ISBN : 9781612650210

LEED v4 BD&C Mock Exam Book Review:

Pass the LEED AP BD+C Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming, and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 in GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November, 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 content for all LEED exams in June 2014. We have incorporated the new LEED v4 content in this book. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends in development and is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment. From this book, you will be able to: 1. Identify your weakness through practice questions 2. Learn to work well under the pressure of timed tests 3. Check your responses against the solutions 4. Understand the solutions for the difficult questions through the explanations 5. Fully understand the scope, difficulty level, and format of the LEED AP BD+C Exam 6. Learn how to pass the LEED AP BD+C Exam 7. Become familiar with the new version of LEED rating systems. There is NO official GBCI book on the LEED AP BD+C Exam. “LEED BD&C Mock Exam” fills in the blanks and demystifies LEED. The book includes 200 questions and simulates the real exam in every aspect, including scope, difficulty level, format, and number of questions in each LEED category. It includes questions, answers, and explanations. This book is small and easy to carry around. You can read it whenever you have spare minutes. It is an indispensable resource for ordinary people, developers, brokers, contractors, administrators, architects, landscape architects, engineers, interns, drafters, designers, and other design professionals. All our books are available at GreenExamEducation.com Check out FREE tips and info for all LEED Exams and ARE Exams at GeeForums.com, you can post jpeg files of your vignettes or your questions for other users' review and responses.

LEED AP BD+C Exam Preparation Guide

LEED AP BD+C Exam Preparation Guide
  • Author : Fulya Kocak Gin
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 450
  • Relase : 2016
  • ISBN : 0826912966

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Guide to the LEED Green Associate Exam

Guide to the LEED Green Associate Exam
  • Author : Michelle Cottrell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 400
  • Relase : 2010-08-13
  • ISBN : 9780470769935

Guide to the LEED Green Associate Exam Book Review:

Proven strategies to pass the LEED® Green Associate exam Here is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED® Green Associate exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider—Guide to the LEED® Green Associate Exam engages readers by breaking down difficult concepts in sustainable design and engineering in a clearly organized, straightforward manner that helps streamline the learning process. Serving as a valuable resource for anyone looking for the challenging LEED Green Associate credential, Guide to the LEED® Green Associate Exam features: · A thorough overview to understanding the LEED certification process · A collection of sample test questions and study tips to reinforce learned material · An accessible and stimulating approach that fosters quicker retention · A set of strategies for summarizing critical information and details more effectively · A wealth of material that includes drawings, charts, and diagrams to help understand concepts visually · A total of 128 sample flashcards that allow you to study on the go! Covering basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in nontechnical fields of practice, this book is the ultimate companion for achieving successful results on the LEED Green Associate exam.

LEED Green Associate V4 Exam Complete Study Guide (Second Edition)

LEED Green Associate V4 Exam Complete Study Guide (Second Edition)
  • Author : A. Togay Koralturk
  • Publisher : LDCT Pub Unites States
  • Pages : 320
  • Relase : 2016-07-21
  • ISBN : 0994618018

LEED Green Associate V4 Exam Complete Study Guide (Second Edition) Book Review:

PASS THE LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE EXAM WITH FLYING COLORS! The LEED Green Associate V4 Exam Complete Study Guide aims to provide deep insight into the principles of green building; and helps the reader to learn, rather than to memorize the essential information for the exam. Thus, this approach equips candidates to successfully pass the LEED Green Associate exam with flying colors in order to actively apply green building and LEED principles in real life.This book is the only resource a candidate needs, in order to successfully pass the exam. As LEED v4 is quite different in comparison to the former versions, the book was entirely re-written; thus, it was not updated from a previous edition. All of the chapters contain guidance on the aspects that require extensive attention, while the book points out the finer details to focus on for the exam purposes. It does not matter how much time passes after taking the exam, as learning the real reasons behind the green building and LEED principles through observation will help to consolidate this information concisely.Even though the LEED Green Associate exams are sometimes referred to as conceptual exams, in reality the exam goes well beyond that. Without diving into the LEED prerequisites and credits, a candidate cannot ever guarantee passing the test; as a result, the book covers the core concepts of each LEED credit category, and then evaluates the LEED prerequisites and credits to demonstrate how those green building concepts turn into real projects with LEED requirements.The book is also recommended for students, professionals, and anyone who has not chosen to take an LEED professional exam, but nonetheless retains a strong interest in LEED and green buildings.

LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Practice Tests (Building Design & Construction)

LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Practice Tests (Building Design & Construction)
  • Author : A. Togay Koralturk
  • Publisher : LDCT Pub Unites States
  • Pages : 218
  • Relase : 2017-06-20
  • ISBN : 0994618042

LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Practice Tests (Building Design & Construction) Book Review:

TEST AND REINFORCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE WHILE IDENTIFYING WEAK SPOTS! The LEED AP BD+C V4 Exam Practice Tests is designed to provide the reader with a real exam simulation presented through 3 full-length practice exams designed to assess and reinforce knowledge while simultaneously identifying weak spots. The exams have been prepared in the same scope and format as the actual LEED AP BD+C V4 exam, and the questions are based on the most important concepts to capture all the critical information encountered during the actual exam. The answers and discussions about the answer choices are carefully written to ensure that the test taker avoids repeating the same mistakes while learning much more than just the correct answer. The book provides complete coverage of all the test topics and assesses whether the test taker's knowledge is up to the challenge. Regardless of how well the test taker knows the content, being exposed to the actual exam format should make a significant positive impact on the actual exam score. With the completion of the practice tests, the test taker will know the most important information needed for the exam. This book is strongly recommended for all who want to reinforce their knowledge, identify their weak spots, and become familiar with the LEED AP BD+C V4 exam scope and format. Increase your test score and ensure a first-time success on the exam Test and reinforce your knowledge while identifying weak spots Learn the most important information that you need for the exam Familiarize yourself with the actual exam scope and format Fill in the missing knowledge

LEED Core Concepts

LEED Core Concepts
  • Author : U.S. Green Building Council
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 108
  • Relase : 2014-04-16
  • ISBN : 1932444327

LEED Core Concepts Book Review:

LEED v4 AP ID+C MOCK EXAM

LEED v4 AP ID+C MOCK EXAM
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Pages : 200
  • Relase : 2017-08-03
  • ISBN : 9781612650319

LEED v4 AP ID+C MOCK EXAM Book Review:

Pass the LEED AP ID+C Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 in GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 content for all LEED exams in June 2014. We have incorporated the new LEED v4 content in this book. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends in development and is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment. From this book, you will be able to: 1. Identify your weakness through practice questions 2. Learn to work well under the pressure of timed tests 3. Check your responses against the solutions 4. Understand the solutions for the difficult questions through the explanations 5. Fully understand the scope, difficulty level, and format of the LEED ID&C Exam 6. Learn how to pass the LEED ID&C Exam There is NO official GBCI book on the LEED AP ID+C Exam. LEED AP ID+C Mock Exams fills in the blanks and demystifies LEED. The book includes 200 questions and simulates the real exam in every aspect, including scope, difficulty level, format, and number of questions in each LEED category. It includes questions, answers, and explanations. This book is small and easy to carry around. You can read it whenever you have spare minutes. It is an indispensable resource for ordinary people, developers, brokers, contractors, administrators, architects, landscape architects, engineers, interns, drafters, designers, and other design professionals. All our books are available at GreenExamEducation.com Check out FREE tips and info for all LEED Exams and ARE Exams at GeeForum.com, you can post your questions for other users' review.

Leed Green Associate Exam Guide (Leed Ga) Comprehensive Study Materials, Sample Questions, Mock Exam, Green Building Leed Certification, and Sustainab

Leed Green Associate Exam Guide (Leed Ga) Comprehensive Study Materials, Sample Questions, Mock Exam, Green Building Leed Certification, and Sustainab
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Pages : 374
  • Relase : 2009
  • ISBN : 1432741683

Leed Green Associate Exam Guide (Leed Ga) Comprehensive Study Materials, Sample Questions, Mock Exam, Green Building Leed Certification, and Sustainab Book Review:

A Must-Have for the LEED AP BD+C Exam: Study Materials, Sample Questions, Mock Exam, Green Building Design and Construction, LEED Certification, and Sustainability

Guide to the LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD&C) Exam

Guide to the LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD&C) Exam
  • Author : Michelle Cottrell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 504
  • Relase : 2010-12-07
  • ISBN : 0470934018

Guide to the LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD&C) Exam Book Review:

Ideal for architects, engineers, or contractors seeking the LEED Building Design & Construction (BD&C) credential, the book is a clearly organized study guide that includes sample quizzes throughout at the end of each section. Authored by an expert who teaches seminars on LEED BD&C to professionals, this LEED exam prep book stands out from its competitors in its engaging and stimulating approach. Material includes include drawings, charts, and diagrams to help the reader visually understand the concepts.

The World's Greenest Buildings

The World's Greenest Buildings
  • Author : Jerry Yudelson,Ulf Meyer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 284
  • Relase : 2013-01-17
  • ISBN : 9781136177651

The World's Greenest Buildings Book Review:

The World’s Greenest Buildings tackles an audacious task. Among the thousands of green buildings out there, which are the best, and how do we know? Authors Jerry Yudelson and Ulf Meyer examined hundreds of the highest-rated large green buildings from around the world and asked their owners to supply one simple thing: actual performance data, to demonstrate their claims to sustainable operations. This pivotal book presents: an overview of the rating systems and shows "best in class" building performance in North America, Europe, the Middle East, India, China, Australia and the Asia-Pacific region practical examples of best practices for greening both new and existing buildings a practical reference for how green buildings actually perform at the highest level, one that takes you step-by-step through many different design solutions a wealth of exemplary case studies of successful green building projects using actual performance data from which to learn interviews with architects, engineers, building owners and developers and industry experts, to provide added insight into the greening process This guide uncovers some of the pitfalls that lie ahead for sustainable design, and points the way toward much faster progress in the decade ahead.

LEED GA MOCK EXAMS (LEED v4)

LEED GA MOCK EXAMS (LEED v4)
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Pages : 180
  • Relase : 2014-06-23
  • ISBN : 9781612650197

LEED GA MOCK EXAMS (LEED v4) Book Review:

Pass the LEED Green Associate Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming, and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 in GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November, 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 content for all LEED exams in June 2014. We have incorporated the new LEED v4 content in this book. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends in development and is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment. From this book, you will be able to: 1. Identify your weakness through practice questions 2. Learn to work well under the pressure of timed tests 3. Check your responses against the solutions 4. Understand the solutions for the difficult questions through the explanations 5. Fully understand the scope, difficulty level, and format of the LEED Green Associate Exam 6. Learn how to pass the LEED Green Associate Exam. There is NO official GBCI book on the LEED Green Associate Exam. "LEED GA Mock Exams" fills in the blanks and demystifies LEED. The book includes 200 questions and simulates the real exam in every aspect, including scope, difficulty level, format, and number of questions in each LEED category. It includes questions, answers, and explanations. This book is small and easy to carry around. You can read it whenever you have a few extra minutes. It is an indispensable resource for ordinary people, developers, brokers, contractors, administrators, architects, landscape architects, engineers, interns, drafters, designers, and other design professionals. All our books are available at GreenExamEducation.com Check out FREE tips and info for all LEED Exams and ARE Exams at GeeForums.com, you can post your questions for other users' review.

LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide, LEED V4 Edition

LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide, LEED V4 Edition
  • Author : Heather C. McCombs
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 256
  • Relase : 2015
  • ISBN : 082691294X

LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide, LEED V4 Edition Book Review:

"LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide, LEED v4 Edition, is a comprehensive study reference for the LEED Green Associate exam. This exam preparation guide provides a detailed and efficient approach to studying through concise text and detailed, full-color illustrations and photos. To aid in the successful passing of the LEED Green Associate exam, each feature in the print and digital resources is designed to promote quick comprehension. These features include objectives, key terms and definitions, factoids, and from the field notes in addition to practice questions and sample exam questions."--Introduction.

Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process

Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process
  • Author : Michelle Cottrell
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 416
  • Relase : 2011-05-04
  • ISBN : 9781118015582

Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process Book Review:

Proven Strategies for Getting a Project LEED® Certified Here is the ideal guide for architects, engineers, interior designers, project managers, facility managers, and building owners for understanding the project certification process for the Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED NC), LEED for Core & Shell (LEED CS), and LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED CI) rating systems of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC®). Written by an expert who is the President of Design Management Services, a LEED consulting firm?Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process engages readers by outlining the steps, roles, and responsibilities of the team members in a straightforward, chronological manner that helps streamline the certification process. With the release of the LEED v3 rating systems and a new version of LEED-Online, the Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process helps project teams to streamline the project team efforts and outlines the role of the LEED consultant and project administrator. Written for LEED AP professionals and building owners that need guidance navigating a project through the process, this book outlines each step in the design and construction phases including programming and post-occupancy. Serving as a valuable resource for anyone seeking information on how to get a project LEED certified, Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process features: An overview of the integrative design process. Understanding the role of a LEED consultant. How to build a successful team for a project pursuing LEED certification. How to register a project with Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Common pitfalls to avoid during the LEED certification process. Checklists to use during design and construction to keep the team on track.

Building Construction

Building Construction
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Pages : 190
  • Relase : 2010
  • ISBN : 9780984374144

Building Construction Book Review:

Learn the Tips, Become One of Those Who Know Building Construction and Architectural Practice, and Thrive! For architectural practice and building design and construction industry, there are two kinds of people: those who know, and those who don't. The tips of building design and construction and project management have been undercover-until now. Most of the existing books on building construction and architectural practice are too expensive, too complicated, and too long to be practical and helpful. This book simplifies the process to make it easier to understand and uncovers the tips of building design and construction and project management. It sets up a solid foundation and fundamental framework for this field. It covers every aspect of building construction and architectural practice in plain and concise language and introduces it to all people. Through practical case studies, it demonstrates the efficient and proper ways to handle various issues and problems in architectural practice and building design and construction industry. It is for ordinary people and aspiring young architects as well as seasoned professionals in the construction industry. For ordinary people, it uncovers the tips of building construction; for aspiring architects, it works as a construction industry survival guide and a guidebook to shorten the process in mastering architectural practice and climbing up the professional ladder; for seasoned architects, it has many checklists to refresh their memory. It is an indispensable reference book for ordinary people, architectural students, interns, drafters, designers, seasoned architects, engineers, construction administrators, superintendents, construction managers, contractors, and developers. You will learn: 1.How to develop your business and work with your client. 2.The entire process of building design and construction, including programming, entitlement, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding, and construction administration. 3.How to coordinate with governing agencies, including a county's health department and a city's planning, building, fire, public works departments, etc. 4.How to coordinate with your consultants, including soils, civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing engineers, landscape architects, etc. 5.How to create and use your own checklists to do quality control of your construction documents. 6.How to use various logs (i.e., RFI log, submittal log, field visit log, etc.) and lists (contact list, document control list, distribution list, etc.) to organize and simplify your work. 7.How to respond to RFI, issue CCDs, review change orders, submittals, etc. 8.How to make your architectural practice a profitable and successful business. About the author Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has over 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, etc. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author for other fascinating books, including Planting Design Illustrated and LEED Exam Guides Series, which include one guidebook for each of the LEED exams.

LEED Reference Guide for Homes Design and Construction, V4

LEED Reference Guide for Homes Design and Construction, V4
  • Author : U.S. Green Building Council
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 507
  • Relase : 2013-11-01
  • ISBN : 1932444122

LEED Reference Guide for Homes Design and Construction, V4 Book Review:

WELL AP® Exam Preparation Guide

WELL AP® Exam Preparation Guide
  • Author : Charles A. Vescoso
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 260
  • Relase : 2017-07-26
  • ISBN : 0826913202

WELL AP® Exam Preparation Guide Book Review:

WELL AP® Exam Preparation Guide, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive study reference used to prepare for the WELL AP® exam (after July 1, 2017). Mastery of the WELL Building Standard, a performance-based rating system that connects building design and human health, is emphasized. The seven WELL Concepts, all of the WELL features and their requirements, and the WELL certification process are covered.