USGBC GREEN OFFICE GUIDE - Green Office Guide: Integrating LEED Into Your Leasing Process
January 1, 2009 - USGBC

Purpose of This Guide This guide is designed to provide a comprehensive manual to help tenants green the leasing process-encompassing team selection, site selection, negotiations, lease language, build-out and the tenant's ongoing operations within the leased space. By using this guide to...

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Green Consumerism: Perspectives, Sustainability, and Behavior
November 12, 2018 - CRC

This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers' buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or...

Reaction Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions
December 14, 2018 - CRC

This book contains a series of exercises and problems posed in the subject of green metrics. Essentially it is a "how to" book on evaluating the material efficiency, environmental impact, safety-hazard impact, and energy efficiency of any kind of chemical reaction or synthesis plan. Only the...

ASTM E2397/E2397M - Standard Practice for Determination of Dead Loads and Live Loads Associated with Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems
February 1, 2019 - ASTM

This practice covers a standardized procedure for predicting the system weight of a vegetative (green) roof system. The practice addresses the loads associated with vegetative (green) roof systems. Components that are typically encountered in vegetative (green) roof systems...

Synthesis Green Metrics: Problems, Exercises, and Solutions
December 3, 2018 - CRC

Green chemistry promotes improved syntheses as an intellectual endeavour that can have a great impact both on preserving and utilizing our planet's finite resources and the quality of human life. This masterful accomplishment provides an evaluation of environmental impact metrics according...

ASTM E2399/E2399M - Standard Test Method for Maximum Media Density for Dead Load Analysis of Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems
February 1, 2019 - ASTM

This test method covers a procedure for determining the maximum media density for purposes of estimating the maximum dead load for green roof assemblies. The method also provides a measure of the moisture content, the air-filled porosity, and the water permeability measured at the maximum...

ASTM E2396/E2396M - Standard Test Method for Saturated Water Permeability of Granular Drainage Media [Falling-Head Method] for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems
February 1, 2019 - ASTM

This test method covers a procedure for determining the water permeability of coarse granular materials used in the drainage layers of vegetative (green) roof systems. This test method addresses water permeability under the low-head conditions that typify horizontal flow in vegetative...

Sustainable Material Forming and Joining
February 6, 2019 - CRC

The main objective of the book is to expose readers to the basics of sustainable material forming and joining technologies, and to discuss the relationship between conventional and sustainable processes. It also provides case studies for sustainable issues in material forming and joining processes,...

Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach
February 1, 2019 - CRC

Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles...

Green Metrics, Volume 11
May 1, 2018 - WILEY

Volume 11 of the Handbook of Green Chemistry series identifies, explains and expands on green chemistry and engineering metrics, describing how the two work together, backed by numerous practical applications. Up-to-date and authoritative, this ready reference covers the development...

ASTM E2400/E2400M - Standard Guide for Selection, Installation, and Maintenance of Plants for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems
January 1, 2019 - ASTM

This guide covers the considerations for the selection, installation, and maintenance of plants for green roof systems. This guide is applicable to both extensive and intensive green roof systems. The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately...

IEEE 1888 SERIES - Ubiquitous Green Community Control Network Protocol
January 1, 2019 - IEEE

The standard describes a remote control architecture of digital community, intelligent building groups, and digital metropolitan networks; specifies interactive data formats between devices and systems; and gives a standardized definition of equipment, service services, signals, and interactive...

The Emerging Technology of Big Data: Its Impact as a Tool for ICT Development
April 5, 2019 - CRC

Big Data is now highly regarded and accepted as a useful tool to help organizations manage their data and information effectively and efficiently. This new volume, The Emerging Technology of Big Data: Its Impact as a Tool for ICT Development, looks at the new technology that has emerged to meet the...

ITU-T L.1303 - Functional requirements and framework of green data centre energy-saving management system
November 1, 2018 - ITU-T

This Recommendation describes the functional requirements and framework of a green data centres energy-saving management system. The energy-saving will be achieved by increasing the energy efficiency of data centres. The scope of this Recommendation includes: - Characteristics and operation...

Sonochemistry: An Emerging Green Technology
June 20, 2018 - CRC

Traditionally heat and light are thought as energy sources to drive a particular chemical reaction, but now ultrasound is a promising energy source for this purpose. The collapse of a bubble generates a wide range of high temperatures and pressures, and therefore, use of ultrasound has a...

ASTM E2398/E2398M - Standard Test Method for Water Capture and Media Retention of Geocomposite Drain Layers for Vegetative (Green) Roof Systems
February 1, 2019 - ASTM

This test method covers the determination of the water and media retention of synthetic drains layers used in vegetative (green) roof systems. This test method is applicable to geocomposite drain layers that retain water and media in cup-like receptacles on their upper surface. Examples...