High-performance green building

High-performance green building

Buildings that include design features that conserve water and energy; use space, materials, and resources efficiently; minimize construction waste; and create healthy indoor environments.
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Reduce the Governments GHG Emissions by adopting advanced high-performance green building measures for federal building renovations, new construction and leased properties, and, where appropriate, net zero demonstration projects for new construction.
Monthly rents for the LEED-certifiable apartments, which must meet minimum standards for the design, construction and operation of a high-performance green building, will range from approximately $640 to $770, depending on the size of the unit.
At a well-attended session on "Greening the Military," Katherine Hammack, Member ASHRAE, assistant secretary of the army for installations and environment, discussed the Army's efforts to improve high-performance green building standards.
High-Performance Green Building Partnership Consortia (no acronym
By March 19, 2008, the new director must formally recognize groups that qualify as a high-performance green building partnership consortium.
Established in 2003 by Gunnar Hubbard, Fore Solutions is a leading high-performance green building firm recognized for its expertise in assisting design teams, contractors and building owners to create or improve the environmental performance of their buildings and communities.
Green Building Council's LEED rating, the Green Building Initiative's Green Globes rating system, the Florida Green Building Coalition standard or any other nationally recognized, high-performance green building rating system.
Green Building Council for anticipated LEED Silver Certification, the benchmark for high-performance green building, which encompasses energy efficiency, sustainable building materials, water conservation and indoor environmental air quality.
Focusing on the economic and environmental impact of high-performance green building design and standards, the committee will make recommendations and consult with the Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings and review existing research and plan additional research to evaluate:
By comparing one of the state's more traditional buildings (distribution system for voice/data/power, systems furniture, demountable walls, and ergonomic furniture) with one he calls "a high-performance green building, predicated by it being located on a raised floor and using that as your heating and cool air distribution plenum -- which is the absolute key to being able to make this happen," he has calculated a 90-percent reduction in costs associated with relocating an employee or reworking an office area.
Independent of government regulations, third-party green certifications promote and regulate the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.
A Whole-System Approach to High-Performance Green Buildings

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