Green Buildings

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Information about Green Buildings

Published on March 18, 2010

Author: pl_arun


Slide 1: GREEN BUILDING Presented & performed by : Presented & performed by Arunachalam.PL COMPUTER ENGINEERING Slide 3: Introduction Design and construction practices that significantly reduce, or eliminate the negative impact of buildings on the environment and its occupants with regard to site planning; safeguarding water use and water use efficiency; promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy; conserving materials and resources; and promoting indoor environmental quality.” Slide 4: 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 What is “Green” Design? Slide 5: USGBC’s MISSION: To promote the design and construction of buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy places to live and work. The organization’s activities… Integrate building industry sectors Lead market transformation Educate owners and practitioners US Green Building Council(USGBC) Slide 6: A national nonprofit organization A diverse membership of organizations Consensus-driven Committee-based product development Developer and administrator of the LEED® Green Building Rating System USGBC IS… Slide 7: Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design® A leading-edge system for designing, constructing, operating and certifying the world’s greenest buildings. Slide 8: Use as a design guideline Raise consumer awareness Facilitate positive results for the environment, occupant health and financial return Define “green” by providing a standard for measurement Prevent “greenwashing” (false or exaggerated claims) Promote whole-building, integrated design processes WHY WAS LEED CREATED Slide 9: Much of U . S. housing stock contains Environmental hazards PROBLEM :ENVIROMENTAL HAZARDS Slide 10: Site planning that supports walking and transit • Mold resistant building envelope and building materials • Healthy Materials –low voc paints Green Building Solution Healthier HomES Slide 11: Current development patterns and practices are environmentally unfriendly or wasteful. PROBLEM:DEVELOPMENT PATTERNS Slide 12: Site planning for resource preservation (trees, drainage, light) • Efficient water use • Recycled and recyclable building materials • Construction waste management GREEN BUILDING SOLUTION MINIMIZE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Slide 13: SITE PLANNING Slide 14: BUILDING MATERIALS Slide 15: CONSTRUCTION WASTE MANAGEMENT Slide 16: Conclusion

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