Lecture 22 - 1 CVEN 349 Civil Engineering CVEN 349 Civil...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 CVEN 349: Civil Engineering CVEN 349: Civil Engineering Project Management Project Management LECTURE # 22 Fall 2009 Dr. Ivan Damnjanovic What is Green Design? What is Green Design? Design and construction practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of buildings on the environment and occupants in five broad areas: ¡ Sustainable site planning ¡ Safeguarding water and water efficiency ¡ Energy efficiency and renewable energy ¡ Conservation of materials and resources ¡ Indoor environmental quality 2 3 4 USGBC’s MISSION: to promote the design and construction of buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. USGBC activities: ¡ Integrate building industry sectors ¡ Lead market transformation ¡ Educate owners and practitioners ¡ Administer LEED certificate program 5 ¡ Green building rating system, currently for commercial, institutional and new home construction ¡ Commercial and institutional (large)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2010 for the course CVEN 349 taught by Professor Damjanovic during the Fall '09 term at Texas A&M.

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Lecture 22 - 1 CVEN 349 Civil Engineering CVEN 349 Civil...

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