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Green Building: Project Planning and Cost Estimating

Green Building: Project Planning and Cost Estimating

  • $ 25.00


Since the widely read first edition of this book, green building has gone from a growing trend to a major force in design and construction. The chapters, case studies, resources, and cost data in this book give you the whole picture on green building, including the latest on: 
  • Green building approaches, materials, systems, and standards
  • Energy efficiencies – with energy modeling tools
  • Health, comfort, and productivity-goals and techniques
  • Evaluating the cost versus value of green products over their life cycle
  • Specifying green building projects – complete with a list of often-specified products/materials and a sample spec
  • Low-cost green strategies and special economic incentives and funding
  • Assembling the green project team and commissioning the building
  • Deconstruction: a new chapter on this key element of sustainable building

FEATURES:

This 2nd edition has been completely updated with the latest in green building technologies, design concepts, standards, and costs. It includes RSMeans' Green Building Project Planning Cost Data CD-ROM at no additional cost. The CD contains: 

  • More than 300 new assemblies (from high-efficiency HVAC and lighting, to living roofs, fuel cells, gray water systems, and much more) 
  • Over 7,000 unit price line items for green materials and products
  • Key word index
  • "Virtual notes" to highlight individual lines
  • Extensive estimating reference tables
  • Localized costs for your geographic area

DETAILS: 
By Contributing Authors & R.S. Means
R.S. Means, 2002
Paperback, 520 pages
10.92 x 8.44 x 1.26 inches


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