Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process
For LEED for New Construction, LEED for Core & Shell, and LEED for Commercial Interiors
Here is the ideal guide for architects, engineers, interiordesigners, project managers, facility managers, and building ownersfor understanding the project certification process for theLeadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) for NewConstruction and Major Renovations (LEED NC), LEED for Core &Shell (LEED CS), and LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED CI) ratingsystems of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC®). Writtenby an expert who is the President of Design Management Services, aLEED consulting firm?Guidebook to the LEED Certification Processengages readers by outlining the steps, roles, and responsibilitiesof the team members in a straightforward, chronological manner thathelps streamline the certification process.
With the release of the LEED v3 rating systems and a new versionof LEED-Online, the Guidebook to the LEED Certification Processhelps project teams to streamline the project team efforts andoutlines the role of the LEED consultant and project administrator.Written for LEED AP professionals and building owners that needguidance navigating a project through the process, this bookoutlines each step in the design and construction phases includingprogramming and post-occupancy. Serving as a valuable resource foranyone 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 LEEDcertification.
- How to register a project with Green Building CertificationInstitute (GBCI).
- Common pitfalls to avoid during the LEED certificationprocess.
- Checklists to use during design and construction to keep theteam on track.
272 pages; ISBN 9781118015582
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Title: Guidebook to the LEED Certification Process
Author: Michelle Cottrell