Building Envelope Part 3-MANSUR.pptx - Energy Management in Building Envelope Part 3 Green Buildings LEED Certification niversity of Jordan UJ Outline

Building Envelope Part 3-MANSUR.pptx - Energy Management in...

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niversity of Jordan - UJ Energy Management in Building Envelope Part 3: Green Buildings & LEED Certification
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Outline Introduction to sustainability, green building concepts and benefits. Green Buildings rating systems. LEED rating systems LEED certification & credits: Sustainable sites Water efficiency Energy & atmosphere Materials & resources Indoor environmental quality
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Introduction Green building is about improving current design and construction practices and standards so that the buildings we build today will last longer, be more efficient, cost less to operate, and contribute to healthier living and working environments for occupants, thereby helping to increase productivity. Green building is also about increasing the efficiency with which buildings and their sites utilize energy, water, and materials; protect natural resources; and improve the built environment so that ecosystems, people, and communities can thrive and prosper.
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Introduction
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Green Buildings and Sustainability The concept of incorporating sustainable practices into conventional design and construction procedures requires a redefinition and reevaluation of the existing roles of project participants to be able to contribute effectively to sustainable project objectives. One of the primary characteristics of successful sustainable design is the implementation of a multidisciplinary and integrated team approach, particularly during the early design phases.
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Green Buildings and Sustainability An integrated team approach, early involvement, and greater participation of the various project members and stakeholders, help ensure an end product that is more efficient and healthier for both owner and occupants. Green-building tenant attraction and retention continues to grow stronger, as major tenants increasingly favor healthier air quality over luxury amenities in premium properties, making a green building a sound investment and excellent long-term value.
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Benefits Of Green Buildings
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Benefits Of Green Buildings The main economic benefits of using energy more efficiently include: Saves operating costs on utility bills over the life of the building Reduces the unit cost of manufactured goods and services Increases resale and lease value of real estate
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Benefits Of Green Buildings The main economic benefits of utilizing the environment more efficiently, reducing environmental impact, include: Reduces water usage Reduces materials waste and disposal costs Reduces chemical use and disposal costs Encourages recycling and reuse of materials Encourages development of local markets for locally produced materials, saving on transportation costs
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niversity of Jordan - UJ Benefits Of Green Buildings The main economic benefits of
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