LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, Second Edition

LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, Second Edition by Sam Kubba

Book Description – LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, Second Edition

Product Details Paperback: 708 pages
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; 2 edition (January 2, 2016) Language: English
ISBN-10: 0128038306
ISBN-13: 978-0128038307
Product Dimensions: 9 x 1.6 x 6.1 inches

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LEED Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, 2nd Edition Demystifying LEED v4.

Sam Kubba, Ph.D., LEED AP

Demystify the new standards and credit categories required for LEED v4.

  • Practical strategies and guidelines for applying LEED v4 project certification
  • Annotated tables, checklists, charts, and references to “quantum   leap,”   LEED   v4
  • Includes case studies with special focus is put on key areas where most errors occur
  • Demystifies LEED v4 requirements for project as well as personal/professional LEED Certification
  • Appendixes including sample exam questions, acronyms and abbreviations and a glossary

New standards and credit categories have been developed as a part of LEED v4. Described as a “quantum leap,” LEED v4 is designed to speed up the credit submittal process for design teams. Updated to demystify LEED v4, LEED v4 Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, 2nd Edition covers the expanded topics and principles included in the LEED™ GA and LEED™ AP exams.

A practical user friendly roadmap, LEED Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Handbook, 2nd Edition: Demystifying LEED v4. provides the guidelines for selecting the LEED v4 rating system to better fit a particular project (e.g.  LEED for Building Design and Construction, LEED for Operations and Maintenance, LEED for Interior Design and Construction, LEED for Building Design and Construction, or  LEED for Neighborhood Development ).  In addition, the Handbook carefully explains the modifications in the credentialing process including the new 3 Tier system requiring applicants to first take the LEED™ Green Associate exam, followed by the LEED™ Professional Accreditation exam.

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About the Author

Sam Kubba is the principal partner of The Consultants’ Collaborative, a firm noted for its work in sustainable architecture, interior design and project management. Dr. Kubba has extensive experience in all types and all aspects of architecture, interior design and construction. These include hospitality, corporate facilities, retail, renovations, restaurants and high-rise commercial structures.

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